Delphi - Creating a Component

Creating a Component Source File

A new component is just an *.pas file with a Register procedure. Create one using either or

Installing a Component

Component / Install Component... requests a package (*.dpk) file to install it to. The package should be in Delphi5\Lib This causes the following to be built Package.dpk was not updated.

Installing a Package

Packages are installed (and removed) using Just Add the *.bpl file.

Editting a Package

*.dpk files can be edited via Here you can add and remove units (*.pas files). Using the dialog you can manually re-compile the package.

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