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A beta version of the Visual Forms IDE Expert is now available for testing with Delphi 2009. Please request your copy via email.
This new version also includes a new feature where a replacement screen capture can be used to represent the form in the list. This will be useful if your application creates a lot of screen content at runtime.
This was sent yesterday to all registered users of JSDialog Pack (or just TJSDialog). Reposting here because occasionally emails get lost or rejected.
I am putting the finishing touches on the next official release of JSDialog Pack. By now, Delphi 2009 users should have had enough time to make sure there were no issues with the Delphi 2009 beta version that was sent out at the start of October.
If you have always wanted to request a feature (for either JSDialog or JSEditDialog) but never got around to it, now is your chance. This will be the last update (unless a hotfix is needed) until March, 2009.
Update: One response so far has been to allow supporting the GNUGetText localization method. This is currently being considered.
I’ve made a final change to the disable IDE gradient package. This time it disables all* toolbars within the IDE.
For GExperts, because the toolbar is not loaded immediately the IDE is loaded, I suggest you request the GExperts people add an option. They already have a number of toolbar options available.
The code has been simplified quite a bit in this version.
Download is in the same location: DisableGradient.zip
Note: It may not work for some IDE add-ins that control and update the gradient themselves when loaded. It worked for my Visual Forms expert, plus a few others of mine that are not public. It will depend on how the specific expert is coded.
* By all I mean the toolbars for windows available in the currently loaded desktop. Also if new windows are in a specific project desktop, then they should also have their toolbars updated.
A long time ago I wrote a sample unit that disabled the Gradient effect on the toolbars within the IDE. This was a new feature for the Delphi 2006 IDE. The old post (which is badly formatted since the change in blog engines) is still available at http://jed-software.com/blog/?p=85.
Recently this topic came up in the newsgroups (which I rarely read nowadays) so I decided to revisit what I did and make it a little easier to use.
You will still have to compile and install a package (I have included a Delphi 2007 and Delphi 2009 DPK file). Now included is the ability to toggle the effect using a menu item (View | Show Gradient and also a Show Gradient option appears on the Toolbars context menu) and also to persist the option. The value is written under the Toolbars key in the registry location for the current IDE instance.
Download the zip file with full source here – DisableGradient.zip.