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Custom components issue n. 1

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Hi all.

I opened a component I had written in Delphi 7 within Delphi XE3 and tried to compile and install but I receive the message 'File not found: DesignEditors.dcu' . In the editor DesignEditors and DesignIntf are red underlined. These units are inclued in the unit I use to register component.

But if I open a package which contains all my components (all... they are only 5), with the exact same source, I can compile and install without problems!

I need to solve because I want distribute components individually, not as a suite.

Googling I found several suggestions but none has solved the issue.

Thanks in advance for any advice.
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Try to remove DesignIde.dcp under Requires in project tree (usually on right side of ide).
You can do the same with all *.dcp files in Requires - Delphi will add all of then automatically. Then do full rebuild. Save project as XE3 variant like: MyPackXe3.dproj
Eventually - you can add ...Source\ToolsApi folder in Delphi Tools/Options/Library.
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Hi sinisav.
I deleted rtl.dcp but this didn't change things. I added ToolApi but DesignEditors and DesignIntf remain red underlined and trying to build gives me the error

[dcc32 Fatal Error] ToolsAPI.pas(18): F1026 File not found: 'DockForm.dcu'
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Adding designide.dcp to Requires solved the issue. Thanks for having made me look in the right place!
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Thank you, sinisav.
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