SysUtils is contained in the MFiles.VAF.Common namespace and provides common utility methods for system operations.

Temporary file management

There are a number of methods available to interact with temporary files:

  • CreateTempFolder - creates a new randomly-named temporary folder inside the system temporary path.
  • DeleteFromDisk - deletes a file or folder from disk. If the provided path is a folder, all files and sub-folders are also deleted.
  • GetTempFileName - creates a temporary file name with the given extension.

Event log reporting

There are a number of methods available to make interacting with the event log simpler:

  • ReportToEventLog - reports the supplied message to the event log.
  • ReportInfoToEventLog - reports the supplied message to the event log as an informational message.
  • ReportWarningToEventLog - reports the supplied message to the event log as a warning.
  • ReportErrorToEventLog - reports the supplied message to the event log as an error.
  • ReportErrorMessageToEventLog - reports the exception to the Windows Event Log, with a supplied prefix message.