Solved

Control String

Posted on 2004-04-08
3
152 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-05
Why do we need to use Control String?
When do we normally use it?
0
Comment
Question by:cybermilky
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:shaneholmes
ID: 10789148
Control String?

Shane
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:cybermilky
ID: 10789300
I came across a statement as below:
The control string #89#111#117 is equivalent to the quoted string 'You'
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
coracleit earned 20 total points
ID: 10789830
Hi,

This 'Control String' as you have called it, enables you to put characters into a string that are not typable from the keyboard.
Eg.

MessageDlg('This is a dialog box' + #10+ 'That spans over 2 lines',mtInformation,[mbOK],0);

This dialog box now has a linefeed control char in the middle and forces the info onto 2 lines.
It could also be #13 which is carrage Return.

Wayne
0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Have you ever had your Delphi form/application just hanging while waiting for data to load? This is the article to read if you want to learn some things about adding threads for data loading in the background. First, I'll setup a general applica…
Hello everybody This Article will show you how to validate number with TEdit control, What's the TEdit control? TEdit is a standard Windows edit control on a form, it allows to user to write, read and copy/paste single line of text. Usua…
There's a multitude of different network monitoring solutions out there, and you're probably wondering what makes NetCrunch so special. It's completely agentless, but does let you create an agent, if you desire. It offers powerful scalability …
In this video we outline the Physical Segments view of NetCrunch network monitor. By following this brief how-to video, you will be able to learn how NetCrunch visualizes your network, how granular is the information collected, as well as where to f…

691 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question