Description

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Project > Options > Description

Use the Description page to specify a description for the package, the uses of the package, and how the package is built.

Note: This page appears only if you are developing a package.

Target

Options Description

Target, Apply, Save

See Target Options.

Common items

See Common Items on Project Options Pages.

Description

Option Description

Description

Specifies the description that appears when the package is installed.

Usage

Options Description

Designtime only

The package is installable on the Tools Palette.

Runtime only

The package can be deployed with an application.

Designtime and runtime

The package is both installable and deployable.

Build control

Options Description

Rebuild as needed

Builds the package as needed.

Explicit rebuild

Builds the package only when you choose Project > Build. Use this option if the package is low-level and does not change often.

Library name

  • LIB prefix

Adds a specified prefix to the file name of the package library output file.

  • LIB suffix

Adds a specified suffix to the file name of the package library output file. The suffix is applied before the file extension.

  • LIB version

Adds a version extension to the file name of the package library output file. The version is appended to the file name, preceding the file extension.

Note: Only package and library source files use the LIB options.

Platform Prefix Suffix Version Display name

Win 32

Defined in LIB prefix option.

Defined in LIB suffix option.

Defined in LIB version option.

<prefix>Package1<suffix>.<version>.bpl
Package1.bpl (default)

Win 64

Defined in LIB prefix option.

Defined in LIB suffix option.

Defined in LIB version option.

<prefix>Package1<suffix>.<version>.bpl
Package1.bpl (default)

Android

lib by default or defined in LIB prefix option.

Defined in LIB suffix option.

Defined in LIB version option.

<prefix>Package1<suffix>.so.<version>
libPackage1.so (default)

iOS

bpl by default or defined in LIB prefix option.

Defined in LIB suffix option.

Defined in LIB version option.

<prefix>Package1<suffix>.<version>.dylib
bplPackage1.dylib (default)

OSX

bpl by default or defined in LIB prefix option.

Defined in LIB suffix option.

Defined in LIB version option.

<prefix>Package1<suffix>.<version>.dylib
bplPackage1.dylib (default)

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