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Is it possible to change this component from d7 to delphi 2010?

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Hello guys

I bought this component a long time ago, it came with .pas

When I bought this component it was for delphi 7 and the company that sold me the component

doesn't exist anymore.

Unfortunately I don't have a knowhow to change components and I don't know whether to change it, it spend a lot of time.

I'd like to know from anyone about this

you can download the componet from here

http://htlink.hidrautorque.com.br/arquivo/venus.zip

thanks
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by:WhiteSeed
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the link is invalid, please write too what modification you need about this component
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by:hidrau
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Please, take a look at this link and try to download from here

http://www.4shared.com/file/a4LeSZsZ/venus.html

I just need to install it in my delphi 2010. I'd like to know if you can do it in your delphi 2010

thanks
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Mahdi78 earned 1200 total points
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All what you need is to change the following variable types and function
AnsiString instead of String, AnsiChar instead of Char and PAnsiChar instead of PChar in component code, then create a new package
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by:hidrau
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hummm, then it is possible.

Now, I need to know how to create a package LOL



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by:Mahdi78
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by:hidrau
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Ok, Mahdi78:

I did all that and I didn't have any success :((

do you think you can try it ?
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by:Mahdi78
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I got error say that missed the files oxSndInt.inc in directory oxWave.d
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by:hidrau
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isn't this file in souce/opaque? I found it here



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by:Mahdi78
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Oops i found it,
As additional comment to what i said above about AnsiString: You don't need to practice what i noticed until you get an error,
So keep using string until you get an error
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by:hidrau
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mahdi, I will try here

did it work for your?
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by:hidrau
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It is terrible friend when you change de delphi version and you don't have the components updates to new version. I am coming from Delphi 7 to Dephi 2010 and to create components and other things related to them, it is not my strong area.

I thank you your help with this
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by:jimyX
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At line 19 in the file oxBtns.pas change the directive to be:
{$I oxSndInt.inc }
instead of:
{$I ..\oxWave.d\oxSndInt.inc }
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by:hidrau
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wow,

I have a lot of errors and I don't know how to work around with them  LOL

are you getting it?



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by:Ephraim Wangoya
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Wow, thats a whole component pack
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by:hidrau
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thanks for the clue. I just replaced the component for another
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