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Extended String Property Editor

Release: 2.0.3
Date: 12 January 2014
Delphi Compatibility:
D1 D2 D3 D4 D5 D6 D7 D2005 D2006 D2007 D2009 D2010 DXE DXE2 DXE3 DXE4
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Change Log

Release v2.0.3 of 12 January 2014
  • Fixed problem with compiler directives in property editor unit that was causing compilation to fail on Delphi XE5.
  • Minor corrections to read-me file.
Release v2.0.2 of 01 November 2013
  • Fixed issue #28 where window settings were not persistent (registry read code was in error).
  • Fixed registry access to work correctly with 64 bit registry view on 64 bit Windows.
  • Changed some defined symbol names to camel case.
  • Minor documentation changes.
Release v2.0.1 of 08 January 2013
  • Property editor source modified to compile without warnings on Delphi XE3.
  • Unit names are now qualified with name-space on Delphi XE2 and later.
  • Revised property editor user interface:
    • Font and appearance of some controls changed.
    • All form files now in text format.
    • Form is no longer scaled.
    • Controls rearranged.
  • Support for old style design units removed: now requires Delphi 6 as a minimum.
  • Component source license changed to Mozilla Public License v2.0.
  • MPL text file updated to MPL v2.0 and renamed.
  • Updated documentation.
Release v2.0 of 21 July 2011
  • Added several new commands to editor dialogue box:
    • "copy all" copies all text from editor to clipboard.
    • "paste over" replaces text in editor with text on clipboard.
    • "select all" selects all text in editor.
    • "clear" deletes all text from editor.
    • "undo" undoes last edit.
    • "help" displays online documentation for property editor.
  • Revised user interface:
    • Added toolbar at top of window with buttons for all commands.
    • Added to keyboard short-cuts for toolbar buttons.
    • Removed former Load and Save buttons from bottom of window: now replaced by toolbar buttons.
    • Repositioned "word wrap" check box.
    • Constrained minimum size of window so all controls remain accessible.
    • Now uses Vista or XP default fonts if available.
  • Unit now commented for use with XMLDoc.
  • Updated documentation.
  • Provided short-cut file that links to online documentation wiki.
Release v1.2 of 05 January 2010
  • Changed property editor form:
    • Removed bevel from around memo control.
    • Re-arranged controls so that dialogue appears correctly on Vista and later Delphis.
    • Pressing ESC along with any modifier key no longer cancels the dialogue.
  • Made minor changes to code that stores settings in registry.
  • Simplified compiler directives.
  • Switched off unsafe code warnings on Delphi 7 and later.
  • Updated documentation.
  • Included MPL license in release.
Release v1.1.1 of 21 December 2005
  • Changed compiler directives to allow compilation with Delphi 2005/6.
Release v1.1 of 12 August 2004
  • Disabled minimize button and system menu item.
  • Made form respond to Esc key to cancel dialogue and Ctrl+Return to OK the dialogue.
Release v1.0 of 30 June 2004
  • Original version.