News for 6 July 2012

   
Two Windows shell routines added to the Code Snippets Database.
Two new routines have been added to the Windows Shell category of the Code Snippets database. They are: GetDesktopFolder that returns the path to the current user's desktop folder and GetKnownFolderPath that gets the path to a "known folder" using the API that was introduced with Windows Vista.
06 July 2012
Added 10 new Delphi Tips contributed by "Topellina"
This batch of tips is a subset of many that were contributed by "Topellina" some time ago. The tips are: #182, "Draw a DBGrid with alternating row colours"; #183, "Prevent a Delphi form from being moved off screen"; #184, "How to wipe a file"; #185, "How to detect and prevent Windows shut down"; #186, "Take a screen shot of an inactive window"; #187, "Prevent a Delphi form from being moved"; #188, "Add animation effects to your forms"; #189, "Ensure a form stays in the background"; #190, "Terminate a process instantly" and #191, "Delete or clear rows in a TStringGrid".
06 July 2012