"Enable Runtime Themes" blocks running from external programs




Hope someone has encountered this and can explain. Can't find it
documented.

I have several apps created in Delphi that can be called from 3rd party
programs. Recently I upgraded from an old Delphi to Delphi 2007. I am
running in XP.

When I compile with "Enable Runtime Themes", the compiled apps seem to
no longer recognize the calls from the 3-party programs. As best as I
can tell, the apps are not opening at all, as if external calls are
blocked.

EXCEPT, I can run each of my apps from the other, although to do so I
had to modify the ShellExecute command in the calling program by setting
the Handle parameter to 0 (instead of a handle variable.) So the apps
are clearly able to receive a run command from another app, but for some
reason not from the 3rd-party apps.

If I turn off "Enable Runtime Themes", everything works fine.

Any ideas

Posted On: Friday 21st of September 2012 01:07:36 AM Total Views:  139
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