ZylAppCommunicatoris a Delphi & C++Builder component which allows you to communicate between one or more applications which are running on the same computer. Use ZylAppCommunicator if you want to easily communicate between your applications.
Supported Operating Systems: Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Server2003/Vista/Server2008/7/8/Server2012 Available for: Delphi XE5 (Win32 & Win64), Delphi XE4 (Win32 & Win64), Delphi XE3 (Win32 & Win64), Delphi XE2 (Win32 & Win64), Delphi XE, Delphi 2010, Delphi 2009, Delphi 2007, Delphi 2006, Delphi 2005, Delphi 7, Delphi 6, Delphi 5, Delphi 4, C++Builder XE5, C++Builder XE4, C++Builder XE3, C++Builder XE2, C++Builder XE, C++Builder 2010, C++Builder 2009, C++Builder 2007, C++Builder 2006, C++Builder 6, Turbo Delphi, Turbo C++ Remarks: - The Delphi 2006 version is fully compatible with Turbo Delphi - The C++Builder 2006 version is fully compatible with Turbo C++ - No Delphi for .NET support Limitations: - Windows Vista/2008/7/8/2012 limitation: cannot be used for communication between applications with different isolation level. Installation: If you have a previous version of the component installed, you must remove it completely before installing this version. To remove a previous installation, proceed as follows: -Start the IDE, open the packages page by selecting Component - Install Packages -Select ZylAppCommunicatorPack package in the list and click the Remove button -Open Tools - Environment Options - Library and remove the library path pointing to ZylAppCommunicator folder -Close the IDE -Browse to the folder where your bpl and dcp files are located (default is $(DELPHI)\Projects\Bpl for Delphi, $(BCB)\Projects\Bpl for C++ Builder). -Delete all of the files related to ZylAppCommunicator -Delete or rename the top folder where ZylAppCommunicator is installed -Start regedit (click Start - Run, type "regedit.exe" and hit Enter). Open the key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Borland\\\Palette and delete all name/value items in the list related to ZylAppCommunicator. (is either "Delphi" or "C++Builder",is the IDE version you have installed)
-Unzip the zip file and open the ZyAppComunicatorPack.dpk file in Delphi (ZylSerialPortPack.bpk file in C++Builder), compile and install it and add to Tools/Environment Options/Library (in older Delphi/C++Builder menu) or Tools/Options/Delphi Options/Library/Library Path (in newer Delhi menu) or Tools/Options/C++ Options/Paths and Directories/Library Path & Include Path (in newer C++Builder menu) the path of the installation (where the ZyAppComunicator.dcu file is located). The component will be added to the "Zyl Soft" tab of the component palette. After you have the component on your component palette, you can drag and drop it to any form, where you can set its properties by the Object Inspector and you can write event handlers selecting the Events tab of the Object Inspector and double clicking the preferred event. If you still have problems in C++Builder, running an application, which contains the component, then open the project and in C++Builder menu, Project/Options/Packages and uncheck "Build with runtime packages".
-It is indicated to use this component with "Stop on Delphi exception" option deactivated. You can do this from Delphi / C++Builder menu, Tools/Debugger Options/Language Exceptions/Stop on Delphi exceptions in older versions or Tools/Options/Debugger Options/Embarcadero Debuggers/Language Exceptions/Notify on language exceptions in newer versions, otherwise you will have a break at all the handled exceptions.