Delphi 2006 No Vista \/\/FREE\\\\
I used the VCLSkin component for an extended period with excellent results in Win xp, vista and 7. is extremely easy to use (you just drag the component to your main form to skin the entire application), fast, reliable and has lots of skins.
Delphi 2006 No Vista
I (Sam Habiel) was very involved in choosing a character set for VistA's implementation in Jordan, where various elements needed to be represented in Arabic. You can find my adventures linked from my home page. In the end, due to the fact that Delphi 2006 only allowed us to use single bytes for each character, we ended up using Windows Code Page 1256 for all of VistA. It worked, but it required us to write some hooks in order to talk to other systems that used Unicode (e.g. Printers).
1. A instalação do BDS 2006 foi bem menos traumática do que a do Delphi 7.o. Na verdade mantenho o Delphi 7.0 somente para editar meus artigos e vídeo-aulas que são todas dentro desta IDE a mais usada pela comunidade e certamente a mais interessante e leve.Bem, colocando o cd do drive a tela a seguir é mostrada bastando clicar em Executar Install.exe assim como em Delphi 7.0.
3. Única ressalva está aqui, onde a instalação pára é aqui. A aparentemente o problema está na instalação do .Net 1.1 que o Windows Vista pode não estar chamando corretamente. Basta clicar em Ok para que o BDS2006 continue a instalação normalmente.
An annotated example of XPS markup for a fixed page follows. This is based on the sample page used in the MSDN Magazine article A First Look at APIs For Creating XML Paper Specification Documents from January 2006:
The logical form of an XPS document is a hierarchy of "parts" in an Open Packaging Conventions (OPC) package, using Version 6.2.0 of the ZIP format as physical container. The normative reference in the XPS specification for OPC is to ECMA-376, Edition 1: Part 2, OpenPackaging Conventions (December 2006), but an XPS file will also conform to the successor OPC/OOXML as described on this website.
Some companies producing software for the commercial printing industry worked closely with Microsoft in the development of XPS technology. These included Global Graphics and Software Imaging; see Global Graphics and Software Imaging announce compatibility across print solutions for Microsoft's XPS document format from January 2006. Many printer manufacturers developed XPS drivers or integrated Microsoft's driver into their products. Mentioned in Metro Document Technologies Fact Sheetfrom April 25, 2005are vendors developing or evaluating early versions of XPS-based products, including Xerox, Brother Information and Document Co., Canon Inc., HP, Monotype Imaging Inc., Peerless Systems Corp., Ricoh Company Ltd., Seiko Epson Corp., and Zoran Corp. All the mainstream printer manufacturers began to support use of XPS.
By early 2006, Microsoft offered a royalty-free copyright license to copy and distribute the XPS specification and a royalty-free patent license to implement and use XPS technology. See XML Paper Specification Licensing Overview (from 2006) and XML Paper Specification Licensing Overview (as online in early 2020).
Version of OPC on which OpenXPS is based: OpenXPS and Microsoft's XPS formats are subtypes of the Open Packaging Conventions (OPC) as specified in ECMA-376, Part 2, 1st edition (December 2006). The only significant difference between this and later versions of OPC, including ISO/IEC 29500-2 versions through OPC/OOXML_2012, is an expansion of characters permitted in names for parts in a package. In contrast to ECMA-376, Part 2, 1st edition, later editions permit part names in the package to be IRIs (Internationalized Resource Identifiers) as defined in RFC 3987, not simply URIs as defined in RFC 3986. Since this was an extension to OPC rather than a restriction, XPS files are also subtypes of OPC/OOXML_2012. [Note: Editions of OPC published since 2008 as ISO/IEC 29500-2 and ECMA-376 Part 2 describe the same format, with textual changes representing corrections and clarifications. The same namespaces and package-wide relationships defined in ECMA-376 Part 2 are valid in ISO/IEC 29500-2: 2012, the most recent published version of this part of ISO/IEC 29500 as of late 2019.]
Microsoft encouraged the use of XPS by others, making a preliminary specification for XPS available under the codename Metro (as version 0.7) for download by developers in May 2005. Metro Document Technologies: Fact Sheet(April 25, 2005) indicated that Microsoft planned to offer a royalty-free license for Metro when the specification and documentation were final. By October 2005, version 0.75 of the specification was available under a royalty-free license. The XPS page as of December 2006 made version 1.0 of the specification available. This openness was in keeping with a general move by Microsoft at the time towards platform-independent interoperability for its most widely used products. For example, in December 2005, a Technical Committee of the Ecma International standards organization (TC45) was established to review documentation for the proposed Office Open XML (OOXML) specification submitted by Microsoft. OOXML was approved as an international standard (ECMA-376, 1st edition) in December 2006. The container format used by XPS is the Open Packaging Conventions (OPC) format, published as Part 2 of ECMA 376, 1st edition.
When Microsoft announced the Metro format in April 2005, as pointed out in Microsoft gunning for Adobe's PDF format? from CNet, some analysts were quick to see the format as intended to be a "PDF killer." However, unlike PDF, Microsoft was not trying to create a multimedia format or a format that allowed users to fill in a form. It was trying to address increased expectations of efficiency, quality, and fidelity associated with printing by (a) using the same methodology and compatible markup for sending data to a printer that it uses for displaying data on screen and (b) using the same format for spooling to the printer as for the viewable document. For more on these topics and informal introductions to the format, see A First Look at APIs For Creating XML Paper Specification Documents from MSDN Magazine (January 2006), a video interview about XPS with Jerry Dunietz from August 2005 and Document Workflow Advances in Windows Vista (January 2006).