[fpc-devel] Reserved words in OLE automation properties

gabor gabor at poczta.onet.pl
Sat Sep 28 19:06:54 CEST 2019

if I remember correctly use '&' as preffix, eg: MyObj.&Type

W dniu 2019-09-28 o 18:50, Werner Pamler pisze:
> I am porting an older Delphi project to Lazarus/FPC which analyzes the 
> internal structure of PowerPoint files using OLE automation. While the 
> overall program is working I am stuck with some OLE properties which 
> have the name of Pascal keywords, e.g. Shape.*Type *or ColorEffect.*To*.
> FPC 3.0.4 and trunk refuse to compile lines like
>      DisplayValue('Type', MsoShapeTypeStr(AShape.Type), true);
> even if {$MODE DELPHI} is used. AShape is an OLEVariant, MsoShapeTypeStr 
> a function which converts the integer value of AShape.Type to a string. 
> The error message is 'Fatal: Syntax error, "identifier" expected but 
> "TYPE" found'.
> Any idea how I could make this work?
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