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Has anyone tried to use RegisterClass or RegisterClasses with a TFrame type class?  My attempts to do so in a package seem to fail.  GetClass in a host app returns a nil upon naming the TFrame type class.  My code works with a TForm, but not a TFrame.  Any ideas?
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by:mocarts
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the problem is in two instances of classes.pas unit (and respectively two instances of list of registered classes)you should use your package as runtime package for your exe and place use unit with RegisterClass(..) in your exe project. or, if you use dynamicaly loadable package, then you should build your exe and bpl with vcl runtime package both.

wbr, mo.
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to use RegisterClass in DLL there is another solution provided by madshi:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Programming_Languages/Delphi/Q_10304599.html
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by:silverwolf
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After finally figuring out the missing switch (to build with packages in the project options), everything began to work.  The most elegant solution and the one I will be using is based on an article by Fernando Vicaria.  Thanks for the push!  -Silverwolf
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