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hInstance is no longer defined in Delphi 8 .NET


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It seems that the global variable hInstance is no longer defined in .NET. How do I obtain the instance handle now?


HInstance provides a unique instance handle for the application or library. It indicates the handle for a module.
You need to add unit WINUTILS to your uses clause to make the following code work:

h := SysInit.hInstance; // Delphi 2-7

uses WinUtils; .. h := Borland.Vcl.WinUtils.hInstance(); // Delphi 8

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2013-02-03, 23:09:45 from India  

2013-02-24, 02:58:32
anonymous from Germany  
The type ist 'HINST'.



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