Registering midas.dll without Admin privileges

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I have an application that uses midas.dll because it contains TClientDataSets.  I would like to have this run under non-Administrative accounts.  It appears that midas.dll does not export the DllInstall method to register itself only for the current user.  Can/will Embarcadero change it so that it will?  This would be really helpful for me.

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    Tuesday, January 10 2017, 06:35 AM - #Permalink
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    Sorry for all those identical replies, but I get no positive reponse after clicking the "Reply" button and the Webpage still tells me "There are no replies here yet" - only when I open the page in a new browser window, I see that I already posted the same message 7 times :-(

     

    Maybe Embarcadero could revise the Webpage to make it more user-friendly ;-)

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    Tuesday, January 10 2017, 06:30 AM - #Permalink
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    Hi Roger,

    if you add the unit midaslib to the uses clause of your code, you won't need midas.dll for your application. The only disadvantage that I know is that the executable will get some Kilobytes larger. But it makes distibution of your software a little bit easier.

    Hope that helps - kind Regards
    Joachim

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    Tuesday, January 10 2017, 06:27 AM - #Permalink
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    Hi Roger,

    if you add the unit midaslib to the uses clause of your code, you won't need midas.dll for your application. The only disadvantage that I know is that the executable will get some Kilobytes larger. But it makes distibution of your software a little bit easier.

    Hope that helps - kind Regards
    Joachim

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    Tuesday, January 10 2017, 06:27 AM - #Permalink
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    Hi Roger,

    if you add the unit midaslib to the uses clause of your code, you won't need midas.dll for your application. The only disadvantage that I know is that the executable will get some Kilobytes larger. But it makes distibution of your software a little bit easier.

    Hope that helps - kind Regards
    Joachim

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    Tuesday, January 10 2017, 06:27 AM - #Permalink
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    Hi Roger,

    if you add the unit midaslib to the uses clause of your code, you won't need midas.dll for your application. The only disadvantage that I know is that the executable will get some Kilobytes larger. But it makes distibution of your software a little bit easier.

    Hope that helps - kind Regards
    Joachim

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    Tuesday, January 10 2017, 06:26 AM - #Permalink
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    Hi Roger,

    if you add the unit midaslib to the uses clause of your code, you won't need midas.dll for your application. The only disadvantage that I know is that the executable will get some Kilobytes larger. But it makes distibution of your software a little bit easier.

    Hope that helps - kind Regards
    Joachim

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    Tuesday, January 10 2017, 06:26 AM - #Permalink
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    Hi Roger,

    if you add the unit midaslib to the uses clause of your code, you won't need midas.dll for your application. The only disadvantage that I know is that the executable will get some Kilobytes larger. But it makes distibution of your software a little bit easier.

    Hope that helps - kind Regards
    Joachim

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    Tuesday, January 10 2017, 06:25 AM - #Permalink
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    Hi Roger,

    if you add the unit midaslib to the uses clause of your code, you won't need midas.dll for your application. The only disadvantage that I know is that the executable will get some Kilobytes larger. But it makes distibution of your software a little bit easier.

    Hope that helps - kind Regards
    Joachim

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