How to make RAD Studio Form Designer floating for multiple monitors?

Abstract: How to make RAD Studio Form Designer floating for multiple monitors?

If you want to enable the Delphi or C++ Builder XE5 Form Designer as a floating window for use on multiple monitors, open the the windows registry editor and do the following:

***WARNING: This only works for VCL Designer and will break FireMonkey***

  • Type Windows key-R and enter "regedit" then press <enter>
  • Now navigate to "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Embarcadero\BDS\10.0\Form Design" and change the Embedded Designer value to False.