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Missing vcl50.bpl ???
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Missing vcl50.bpl ???

Missing vcl50.bpl ???

(OP)
I made a program with C++ Builder5.0 and also used VCL in
it. It works great on the computer I made it, but when
I copy the .exe -file to another computer it gives
me this error : Missing file VCL50.BPL. Why??

RE: Missing vcl50.bpl ???

Tlogist~
    You have to change some options to make it run on other computers:

Open your project and goto your Project->Options under the main menu, or press Shift+Ctrl+F11.

Once your options menu is up, goto Packages

Under packages uncheck "Build with runtime packages",
-it's towards the bottom

After that goto Linker, (also under options) and uncheck "Use Dynamic RTL"
-towards the top

Then recompile your program and it will work on other machines without the errors.
I explained it as best I could, if you get problems just tell me.

Cyprus

RE: Missing vcl50.bpl ???

(OP)
Thank you! Now it works..

Another question :) :
How to start my default web browser from my code?
If I for example got an AnsiString url = "www.tek-tips.com";

-Tlogist

RE: Missing vcl50.bpl ???

I think the ShellExecute API will work. For example:
AnsiString URL = "www.tek-tips.com";
ShellExecute(NULL, NULL, URL.c_str(), NULL, "C:\\TEMP", SW_SHOWNORMAL);
should launch your default browser. Look at Thread101-85540 for more info.

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