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Posted on 2006-11-09
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I installed  a new  component but Delphi 7 gives an error while compiling.
It tries to search for the pas file of the component but I only have a dcu file.
How can I solve this ??
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by:TName
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Is the directory containing the .dcu in the library path?
Tools > Environment Options > Library > Library Path
If not, try to add it.
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by:data-nova
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 yes this path is already in the library path
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by:TName
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Could it be that it's a dcu for another Delphi version? If it wasn't compiled with D7's compiler, it won't be of much use for you. You'd need the pas file.
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The dcu has to match the exact Delphi version, even if the original pas file would work perfectly with D7. The compiler will recognize it's a different version and will not accept it.
If the path is correct, then I guess this is the problem. Try to obtain a D7 version of the compiled unit if possible.
(the pas is of course always the ideal choice).
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 Thank you :)
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