Yet another tool to create the *.png images required by Firemonkey iOS and Android application splash images. Download source code (65KB, for Embarcadero RAD Studio XE4 up to XE7) (Main *.pas unit is aprox 200 lines of code, easy to modify to suit your needs) Currently this tool generates 42 images of different sizes: Notes: […]
Embarcadero FMX Component Library
Animated Bar Series Transitions (VCL and FMX)
A new feature in the next coming TeeChart Pro update is a new TeeAnimation class to perform animated transitions between the different Bar series stacking styles. Creating the animation: var a : TSeriesTransition; a:=TSeriesTransition.Create(Self); a.Chart:=Chart1; Optional animation settings: a.Duration:=300; // milliseconds a.TimingStyle:=atInOut; a.Timing:=atCubic; Playing the animation: a.Before; Series1.MultiBar:=mbStacked; a.After; Download: Executable demos (VCL and Firemonkey) […]
GIS Map layers example using TeeChart World series (VCL and Firemonkey)
TeeChart Pro includes World and Map series classes to visualize GIS (Geographical) data, with several ways to create or import “layers” made from ESRI(tm) SHP ShapeFiles, Google KML paths and simple Placemark text files. See below the link to download the source code of an identical example for VCL and Firemonkey (FMX) frameworks, for Delphi […]
Navigator map for TTree diagramming control
Following a request from a customer at TeeChart UserVoice (see this link), we’ve implemented a “navigator map” for TTree. TTree (see picture) is a diagramming /flow-control component included in TeeChart Pro for VCL and FireMonkey frameworks. This Navigator map is a control that displays a view of the (potentially huge) TTree contents and allows clicking […]
Delphi Inspect, simple free tool to view FireMonkey and RTL System parameters.
NEW: Updated version compiled with Embarcadero Studio XE 10.1 Berlin “Update 1” (September 2016). This small app shows a very big quantity of global parameters (variables, class variables, class properties, “service managers” interface values) from Delphi RTL System units, FireMonkey classes and platform-specific parameters (Android, iOS, Mac OSX and Windows x86 and x64). It also […]
TeeChart and system Styles / Themes. (VCL and Firemonkey)
Next coming TeeChart update will include a new small “Theme” class to use the color settings from the current Application style (VCL and Firemonkey). (Application styles are available in RAD Studio XE3 and up). The code to enable this automatic chart styling is: VCL: uses VCLTee.TeeThemes; TSystemTheme.ApplyStyle( Chart1 ); Firemonkey: uses […]
Converting VCL/FMX and ActiveX templates to .NET.
Over the years, a number of TeeChart users have asked how to convert the charts they created either using TeeChart VCL/FMX or ActiveX to the .NET version, enabling them to more easily port their previously created charting projects to .NET. Well, this is possible! It might not be the ideal or perfect solution but it’s an approximation that […]
Using Themes with TeeChart
Introduction “Themes” allow changing all visual formatting properties of Charts with a single click or line of code. The default look of a TeeChart hasn’t been changed for many years. This is on purpose, as it might be annoying to discover existing charts have completely different colors or font styles just because a new version […]