Subject Re: [IBO] dfm files converted to binary in version 4.5b
Author magni_hbi
--- In, Lester Caine <lester@l...> wrote:
> magni_hbi wrote:
> > Why?
> >
> > I store IBO in subversion and will need to either use Convert.exe
> > convert them back to text, or change the files to binary in
> > subversion. So I would like to know if this is going to be the
> > from now on.
> I tend to knock them back to text, and I think we need them in text
> format for better compatibility across IDE's. It is a case that
> default to binary, and then you have to change it, you can't select
> as the default :(
> --
> Lester Caine
> -----------------------------
> L.S.Caine Electronic Services

You can actually select text dfm's as default.
Environment Options -> Designer -> Module creation options -> "New
forms as text". and this options is on by default. that is why I was
surprised to see that all IBO dfm's where binary. They where text in
previous versions (4.3)