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I have a combobox with some names
a button below
i want when i select a name from combo and push the button
to create me in C:\Temp a new empty text file with the name from the combo
ex if the selected name is John Mark create C:\Temp\John Mark.txt
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rvicentiu earned 140 total points
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it's easy...

procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
begin
  with TFileStream.Create('C:\TEMP\'+Combobox1.Items[Combobox1.ItemIndex]+'.txt', fmCreate) do Free;
end;
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procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
var
  FileHandle: Integer;
begin
  FileHandle := FileCreate('c:\temp\'+combobox1.text);
  if FileHandle<0 then showmessage('create file error')
end;
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by:ThoseBug
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//uupps  add '.txt'

procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
var
  FileHandle: Integer;
begin
  FileHandle := FileCreate('c:\temp\'+combobox1.text+'.txt');
  if FileHandle<0 then showmessage('create file error')
end;
end.
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