Category Archives: Bugfixing

Delphi 11.1 Patch 1 released

Patch 1 of Delphi 11.1 got released on GetIT

Embarcadero released a new patch for Delphi 11 or 11.1 on GetIT that fixes about 11 reported bugs.
Get it on GetIT.

RSP-37880 Can’t debug iOS
RSP-37760 Using ImageList causes IDE to crash
RSP-37733 IDE Access Violation when Inheriting from a Form with a TListView in DynamicAppearance.
RSP-37690 GridPanelLayout on form memory leaks on end app — same if not used at all
RSP-37667 Cannot fit requested classes in a single DEX file (# methods: 71471 > 65536)
RSP-37665 Code Insight broken for classic compiler
RSP-37662 Segmentation Fault(11) in SysUtils.Pop on Android64
RSP-37609 PAServer ships with Python 2.7 dependencies – which are no longer available in macOS 12.3
RSP-37408 Delayed flag break Exe’s ASLR function
RSP-37378 Memory leak
RSP-35040 64bit packets in C++ containing Delphi code do not run

We have also addressed an issue with MongoDB transactions, a FireMonkey memory with the TGPUObjectsPool class var instance (associated with RSP-37690), and a Delphi compiler issue (on some platforms) related to AtomicCmpExchange128.

RadStudio 11 and Delphi 11 November Patch got released

The RadStudio and Delphi 11 November patch got released on the 24th of October and contains about 23 fixes.

As it also includes the previously released Patch 1, you can either install it on the patched or unpatched version.

Download it from Embarcadero or from GetIt.

Here are the included fixes:

Full Changelog

New Quality Portal issues addressed by the RAD Studio 11 November Patch

PAServer related issues

RSP-36094 Cannot compile to macos, no such file
RSP-36068 paserver issue arm osx monterey
RSP-36064 Exception-Klasse 6 when try to run Firemonkey app on macOS Monterey

VCL related issues

RSP-36207 Width of GroupBox on inherited form changes to default
RSP-36077 Delphi 11 Patch 1 Vcl.Forms.pas source code doesn’t match shipped vcl280.bpl
RSP-36004 Patch1 Mangles Forms with BorderStyle = bsNone and bsSingle
RSP-35993 The coordinate value of the component with akBottom becomes strange.

Quality Portal issues addressed by  RAD Studio 11 Patch 1 (the contents of which are included in this patch)

RSP-35800 Windows 11 Menu text with ImageList not readable
RSP-35785 Emoji colors are wrong on iOS
RSP-35778 Scaled forms do not always have commensurate sizes in 11.0
RSP-35716 FontSize and position of labels and components keep increasing in Delphi
RSP-35701 iOS Development for AppStore not possible with XCode 13.0
RSP-35651 #$21..#$5F characters cannot be selected correctly when they are at the end.
RSP-35650 Error when using IME to enter text when selecting
RSP-35518 Fonts in Nested Controls are not Down Scaled in Dpi Unaware Applications
RSP-35473 VCL Styles IDE Bug with selecting controls
RSP-35459 A change in TThread breaks Windows XP compatibility
RSP-35312 Programs built with dpi>96 run corrupted in 96dpi
RSP-35049 DoThemedDrawText: Parameter “Selected” is ignored, leading to wrong text color in menus on Windows 11
RSP-34960 Font height change in DFM if Scaled = False
RSP-34913 VirtualImageList images grow when HighDPI=Auto (Monitor Scale = 200)
RSP-34822 Dynamically created frames are scaled wrong when IDE is in High DPI mode

In addition we also addressed an Access Violation caused by the Welcome Page, some issues related to opening old forms with non-visual components in a High-DPI IDE configuration, and the same issues with emoji colors (RSP-35785) also for Android.

How to reset a HP Hawlet Packard PageWide printer?

If your printer locks you out, asks for passwords you never set and tells you that each and every WiFi and other option is locked by a Administrator then you need to reset that thing.

Mine always forgot the settings for WiFi and networking and DHCP and so on and one day he simply locked me out, disabled the network altogether and didn’t let me set anything through the touchscreen anymore.

Please enter the Pin… but i never set a pin…!

To unlock the “Disable Menu” option, press the touchscreen buttons in this way: Continue reading

How to force Mozilla Thunderbird to use your old profile when downgrading or changing release channels?

If you downgrade Mozilla Thunderbird or switch from a beta or nightly release back to a stable “release” version, Thunderbird forces you to create a fresh profile, with no mails, no settings and no nothing left.

At the moment there is no reason for this and there is a small command that still enables you to force thunderbird to accept the version you’re switching to. Continue reading