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Tools > GetIt Package Manager

The GetIt Package Manager window lets you search and browse available packages, and install, uninstall, or purchase these packages.

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Item Description

Search box

Enter text in the Search field to filter the packages displayed in the package grid. When you specify a search text, the package grid only shows packages that have a matching name, vendor or description.

The search box filters the package grid as you type.

Filter

Click one of the following filter options to filter the packages in the package grid.

Item Description

All

Show all packages, do not filter out any package.

Buy

Show all non-free packages that are available to be purchased.

Free

Show all free packages, whether they are installed or not.

Purchased

Show purchased packages only, whether they are installed or not.

Installed

Show installed packages only, filter out packages that are not currently installed.

Sort by

Click one of the following sort by parameters to arrange the packages in the package grid.

Item Description

Name

Sort packages alphabetically by package name, in ascending order.

Vendor

Sort packages alphabetically by vendor name, in ascending order.

Categories

Click one of the following categories to filter the type of packages displayed in the package grid.

Item Description

All

Show all packages, do not filter out any package.

Libraries

Display only the Libraries.

Components

Display only the Components.

Internet Of Things

Display only Internet of Things (IoT) packages.

Package grid

Each package box provides information about a package and a button that lets you install or uninstall that package:

Item Description

Icon

The top area of every package shows an icon that represents the package.

When you hover the mouse over a package icon, GetIt Package Manager replaces the icon with a detailed description of that package.

On the top-right corner of each package icon, a smaller icon shows the languages that each package supports:

  • GetItMainWindowAllLanguagesSupport.png Both Object Pascal and C++
  • DelphiPROJICON.png Object Pascal
  • CbuilderPROJICON.png C++
Note: If a package is available in Object Pascal and C++, and the Object Pascal version of the package also supports C++, GetIt Package Manager displays the Object Pascal icon only.

Name and version

Name and version of the package.

Click the name and version of a package to open a web page that provides detailed information about that package.

Vendor

Name of the vendor that provides the package.

Click the vendor name of a package to open a web page that provides detailed information about that vendor.

Install /
Uninstall /
Buy Now

Packages show an Install button if they are not installed, Uninstall button if they are installed, or a Buy Now button if the package can be purchased. See how to install, or purchase a package from GetIt Package Manager.

GetItArrow-Left.png GetItArrow-Right.png

Use the GetItArrow-Left.png and GetItArrow-Right.png navigation buttons below the package grid to move back and forth across the different grid pages.

Close

Closes the GetIt Package Manager window.

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