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5-Minute-Snacks

5 Minute Snack: Is a package installed? The Package Manager icons tell you!

I noticed this rather recently. It might have been the case for a long time, but I never noticed it before. The Project Manager uses different icons to show if a package is installed or not! Look at this example:

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5 Minute Snack: Reading floats with StrToFloat and TFormatSettings independent of system region settings

This is one of the topics that sadly shows up mostly at run-time when you already deployed the app to your customers. We all have our development machine. Our application works just fine. And then we deploy to the customer

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5 Minute Snack: TMSWebGMaps: How to zoom in on all markers — reliably

I already posted about how easy it is to add markers to a map using TMSWebGMaps in a VCL Forms Application. However, the documentation is rather slim on how to focus the map on all the markers added. You might find

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5 Minute Snack: Creating columns with calculated field values on demand with TTMSFNCGrid

As mentioned, I am in the process of preparing a video tutorial about FNC controls. The next video will be about TTMSFNCGrid, a bindable and datasource capable datagrid that will behave the same way in any framework and any platform.

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