[fpc-pascal] New to the list; Lots of startup questions
jilani.khaldi1 at virgilio.it
Sun Oct 9 08:29:48 CEST 2005
> My main problem getting started with FPC has been general logistics
> operating in a Windows environment. I have an icon to open FPC on my
> desktop. If I have the programs I am working on in various
> directories called c:\project1, c:\project2, etc., how do I configure
> the Options/Directories to look for things in the right places and put
> compiled code in the right places? Do I need separate icons to open
> FPC for each working directory?
use Dev-Pascal IDE
> Also I did a Hello program that put the output in a DOS screen, which
> flashed off immediately. I got it to stay open by waiting for input
> using the keypressed function in the CRT unit. Is there some other way?
Just add at the end of the program:
write('Press <Enter> to quit');
> Where would I read to start learning about producing GUI output? Is
> there still the distinction between text and graphics modes as in the
> Turbo Pascal days? Do I need to read up on Delphi to be able to use
> GUI features in FPC, or are there tutorials for FPC that would get me
> there directly?
// Jilani KHALDI
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