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Date Posted: 07:54:23 01/08/02 Tue
Subject: Re: CreateDibSection failed error
In reply to:
's message, "Re: CreateDibSection failed error" on 13:30:56 10/12/01 Fri
I have the same "CreateDibSection failed" error in my sistem in Win98 w/ Delphi 5 when scanning many times.
I've seen that other users got the same problem.
>Some of our clients are experiencing the same problem.
>We use 3rd party scanning components and it seems
>after many scans we get this CreateDibSection failed
>message. I have been unable to reproduce the error in
>my programming enviroment. Typical scans are 24bit 8.5
>x 11 @ 100 dpi.
>Our scanning and display program is part of a very
>large Delphi Database Project. The following procedure
>is used to scan, view and save.
>1: Scan/Viewer program created with main application.
>2: Filename provided by main application.
>3: Scan/Viewer show.
>4: Scan image or images.
>5: Save images as multi page Tiff
>6: Scan/Viewer hide.
>7: Restart at 2.
>After repeating the above for many times we get the
>error which requires restarting the main application.
>I attempt to create any graphic objects as needed and
>free these objects at hide time. I have tried MemProof
>and the only problem I see is possibly with some
>pointers being created and not released, memory seems
>One time on Win2000 someone got Virtual Memory Low etc.
>>I have seen this happen when relatively large images.
>>On Win2K the error is much less frequent.
>>In your case, does it happen after loading a large
>>images (ie, a few thousand x a few thousand pixels) or
>>simply after loading consecutive images?
>>I have checked for resource leaks but have not found
>>any with MemProof.
>>>I've used TImageScrollBox as the main component in a
>>>document imaging system indexing program. On some
>>>PCs after viewing a few dozen images the component
>>>coughs up a "CreateDibSection failed" error and
>>>TImageScrollBox goes black and will not load another
>>>image. The program must be closed and restared.
>>>does not happen on the W2K PCs (well, not so far).
>>>Short of upgrading all the hardware and OS' in the
>>>office does anyone have a solution/workaround/code
>>>patch for this?
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