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5-Minute-Snacks

[German] 5-Minuten-Snack: VCL, FMX und eine Alternative von TMS

Es gibt zahlreiche Komponentenbibliotheken für die Visual Component Library (VCL) und FireMonkey (FMX).  Zahlreiche der Komponenten, die es für die VCL gibt, gibt es mittlerweile auch für FMX. Schaut man sich zum Beispiel das Angebot von TMS Software an, so

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5-Minute-Snack: Loading big images into TImage without flicker

Loading images into a TImage component is easy. We do this during design-time most of the time. In the other cases it is mostly a call to LoadFromFile and we are done. Recently, I had the task to display several

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5-Minute-Snack: Hiding or changing the mouse cursor system-wide

At first look, this might seem like a very easy task. Especially, when you simply want to hide the mouse cursor, you will find the method 

in the Windows API. Simply state…

..and the mouse cursor disappears. Or

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