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Incompatible types: 'string' and 'PAnsiChar' PLEASE HELP! 300pts

Posted on 2006-07-06
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Hi,

how to i fix this?

i have a variable 'IPAddress' which is a string which i would like to use as follows:

   WinExec('mstsc /v ' + IPAddress + ' /f',sw_ShowNormal);

but i get the following error ---> Incompatible types: 'string' and 'PAnsiChar'.

I think i need to use a pointer or typecast but i think i feel asleep in the lecture at that stage!

many thanks
naresh.
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WinExec(PChar('mstsc /v ' + IPAddress + ' /f'),sw_ShowNormal);

Regards,
Russell
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Cheers Russell!
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