[fpc-devel] Determin file size - how?

Tomas Hajny XHajT03 at hajny.biz
Thu Dec 15 15:21:09 CET 2011

On Thu, December 15, 2011 15:18, Michael Schnell wrote:
> On 12/15/2011 02:59 PM, Marco van de Voort wrote:
>> It's clear that you want to push Docview,
> After just a little bit trying it out on the recommendation of Graeme :) .
>> but please at least check if what
>> you want to advise performs better in this regard:
> AFAIK, the CHM viewer works on a single CHM file (I understand that this
> is what DoDi meant with "Chapter"), while DocView works on multiple INF
> files (That are 1:1 corresponding to the CHM files after doing the
> appropriate help creating process) at the same time.
> (Thus it's more comparable to the Delphi offline help viewer, that in
> fact provides the most versatile help I know.)

The point about a "chapter" was just an answer to my question raised
before DoDi mentioned his source (at that point in time it wasn't clear if
he used the PDF documentation or what other source he meant when referring
to "file handling functions" not providing helpful information for him).
The whole RTL documentation is available as one file for all of PDF, CHM
and INF so this shouldn't make any difference, but I wasn't sure
originally whether he was referring to the RTL reference (which obviously
includes documentation for all the mentioned tasks), or possibly some
other document (since there are references to file handling in other
documents too, but obviously not providing anything like a complete


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