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ProEssentials v8 Help

Chapter 1: Documentation Convention

 

 

Example

Convention

PEcreate

Functions appear in boldface type and ProEssentials functions begin with 'PE'.

Subsets

ProEssentials properties appear in uppercase normal type and begin with 'PEP_x' where x is defined by the following nomenclature:

 sz: string

 b: boolean

 n: integer

 f: float or double (check the property topic)

 h: handle

 dw: double word

 a: property array, placed after above variable types

hObject 

Function arguments appear in italics.

monospaced

Code examples.

"PEGRP32F.DLL"

Filenames are capitalized and inside quotes.

 

 

Word

Definition

control  

Component or Windows custom control.

Object 

ProEssentials chart.

OCX 

ActiveX custom control.

VCL

Embarcardero Delphi / Builder native custom control.

DLL 

Dynamic Link Library, fundamental building block of Windows.