This file contains important supplementary and late-breaking information that may not appear in the main product documentation. We recommend that you read this file in its entirety.
For information on new features in this release, choose "What's New" in the online Help contents.
· OTHER RELEASENOTES INCLUDED WITH THIS PRODUCT
· ABOUT EDITING THE REGISTRY
· NOTES AND ISSUES: GENERAL
· NOTES AND ISSUES:
WEB/DISTRIBUTED APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT
· NOTES AND ISSUES: DATABASE DEVELOPMENT
· NOTES AND ISSUES: ACTIVEX/COM
· NOTES AND ISSUES: INTERNATIONAL/LOCALES
· NOTES AND ISSUES: ONLINE HELP
· PRODUCT INFORMATION ON THE WEB
OTHER RELEASE NOTES INCLUDED WITHTHIS PRODUCT
· INSTALL contains system requirements and product installation information.
· DEPLOY contains information about redistributing your applications.
· LICENSE contains information on licensing allowances and limitations for this product and other Borland software that is bundled with it.
The three files listed above, along with this file, are installed to your main productdirectory (default: C:\Program Files\Borland\CBuilder6).
You can also find detailed information about new features and compatibility issues in BCB6NEW.HLP, which is part of the main online Help system (look for "What's New" in the Help contents or index).
· BDEREADME, BDEINST, and BDEDEPLOY contain release notes, installation, and deployment information about the Borland Database Engine (BDE)and Borland SQL Links products. These files are located in your main BDE directory (installation default: c:\Program Files\Common Files\Borland Shared\Bde).
IMPORTANT: Any BDE-related information in this README overrides any corresponding information provided in the BDE release notes.
Additional notes about existing issues with BDE and utility applications supplied with BDE are covered inthe KNOWN ISSUES section later in this document.
ABOUT EDITING THE WINDOWS REGISTRY
Registry edits are performed at your own risk.
Several items in this document and in other parts of the documentation that accompany this product describe how to edit your Windows registry. In most cases, we recommend that you use the Microsoft Regedit tool to performyour editing. Whatever tool you use, however, you should, before making any edits, make backups of your registry and thoroughly familiarize yourself with the editing tool and the registry editing process. The registry is a critical component of your operating system, and any mistakes made while editing it can cause your machine to stop functioning.
NOTES AND ISSUES:GENERAL
· Some C++Builder 5 projects (including complex projects involving database connectivity) will not run as is. If you have trouble running a project from an earlier version, create a new C++Builder 6 project, remove the default unit, add the units from your old project, and recompile.
· Design-time packages that used ToolsAPI now also require the designidepackage. To add it, choose File|New|Other|Package; in the Package dialog, select the Requires node, then click Add; in the Add dialog, Browse to your CBuilder6\Lib directory, and choose designide.bpi.
· Comma-delimited string handling
When assigning comma-delimited values to a TStringList using the CommaText property, a trailing comma in the source string will result in a blank item in theStringList. For example, if CommaText is set to:
"String1, String2, String3,"
The StringList will contain:
This is a change in behavior from previous releases.
· C++Builder 5 or earlier projects (command-line applications) that link to vcl.lib should change the reference to vcllink.lib. The vcl.lib included with C++Builder 6 does not contain the same...