New (File Menu)

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File > New

Creates a project or unit of the selected type.

This menu lets you choose from a list of the most common Appmethod project and unit types. You can also select Other… to access many additional project and unit types, or Customize… to change the project and unit types listed in this menu.

Default Project and Unit Types

Default Object Pascal Project and Unit Types

The following table lists the default Object Pascal project and unit types of this menu:

Item Description

VclApplication.png
VCL Forms Application - Object Pascal

Creates a new Object Pascal VCL Forms Application, a form-based desktop application using VCL components.

MobileApplication.png
Multi-Device Application - Object Pascal

Creates a new Object Pascal Multi-Device Application using the FireMonkey. You can choose either:

Package.png
Package - Object Pascal

Creates a skeleton for a Object Pascal Package.

VclFormIcon.png
VCL Form - Object Pascal

Creates a skeleton for a Object Pascal VCL Form, a visual form using VCL components, and opens the Form Designer. This form does not have a project associated with it.

MobileForm.png
Multi-Device Form - Object Pascal

Creates a skeleton for a Object Pascal Multi-Device Form, a visual form using the FireMonkey, and opens the Form Designer. This form does not have a project associated with it.

Unit.png
Unit - Object Pascal

Creates a skeleton for a Object Pascal Unit.

Default C++ Project and Unit Types

The following table lists the default C++ project and unit types of this menu:

Item Description

VclApplication.png
VCL Forms Application - C++

Creates a new C++ VCL Forms Application, a form-based desktop application using VCL components.

MobileApplication.png
Multi-Device Application - C++

Creates a new C++ Multi-Device Application using the FireMonkey. You can choose either:

Package.png
Package - C++

Creates a skeleton for a C++ Package.

VclFormIcon.png
VCL Form - C++

Creates a skeleton for a C++ VCL Form, a visual form using VCL components, and opens the Form Designer. This form does not have a project associated with it.

MobileForm.png
Multi-Device Form - C++

Creates a skeleton for a C++ Multi-Device Form, a visual form using the FireMonkey, and opens the Form Designer. This form does not have a project associated with it.

Unit.png
Unit - C++

Creates a skeleton for a C++ Unit.

All Personalities

This menu also provides the following entries:

Item Description

Other

Opens the New Items dialog box, which lists every file or project the IDE understands. Examples: XML files, text files, and C++ projects.

Customize

Opens the Customize New Menu dialog box that allows you to customize how projects and files are listed in the File > New menu.

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