[fpc-pascal] Windows programming tutorials for FPC

Luca Olivetti luca at ventoso.org
Sat Nov 3 23:15:15 CET 2018

El 3/11/18 a les 23:04, James ha escrit:
> Thanks for the suggestion...
> I put my code in the OnCreate event as you suggested, but when I try to compile it, I get wrong number of parameters specified for call to Assign... my code worked before, and I have no idea what other parameters it could want or why it would be any different than my console application.
> I'm doing:
> Var
>     TapFileName : AnsiString;
>     TapFile  : Text;
> Assign(TapFile,TapFileName);
> Any ideas why this works in FPC but not in Lazarus?

Because Assign is a method of the form. Use AssignFile or System.Assign.
BTW: what I explained before is *not* how a gui application is usually 
written but it should work in your case.


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