[fpc-pascal] Free Vision etc. form editor

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-pascal at telemetry.co.uk
Sun Jan 15 11:06:20 CET 2017

On 14/01/17 20:00, Lars wrote:
> On Fri, January 13, 2017 5:35 am, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
>> I've just come across
>> http://forum.lazarus.freepascal.org/index.php?topic=18998.0 which was
>> asking about a dialog(ue) editor for Turbo/Free Vision. The links it cites
>> are dead, but the author's page is still available at
>> http://web.archive.org/web/20151002202724/http://home.comcast.net/%7EJame
>> sMClark5/Pascal/index.htm and the content of DIALEDIT3b.zip appears to be
>> intact.
>> The author's page says that it's now GPL3. Does anybody know whether
>> there's a permanent repository for this anywhere, since we probably don't
>> want it to vanish utterly?
> Interesting - the FPide does not use visual editor or make use of this for
> its dialogs?

No connection at all, and I'd note that the fp IDE responds correctly to 
window resize signals while the FreeVision demo doesn't.

>> I'm not volunteering to do anything with this myself since I have rather
>> a lot of problems right now. I only investigated because I was trying to
>> salvage an antique Visual Basic for DOS manual which had been
>> water-damaged.
> Shouldn't take too long to just upload one zip file to a github account
> somewhere... if you have, or someone has

In any event, as intended this discussion has got Google pointing at the 
file on archive.org which is usually unindexed.

There's also this link but it's not the primary source and doesn't say 
explicitly that it's GPL http://www.eschecs.fr/fichiers/DIALEDIT3b.zip

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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