Visual Basic General Discussion
Microsoft betrayed yet another customer base
Nobody - 21 Aug 2010 12:02 PM - 2 messages
Microsoft acquired a company in 2008 that have been making a 3D modeling and animation software for more than 20 years, and discontinued it a year latter. No more updates, nada. The software has a huge following, including in Hollywood. Microsoft made ...
convert label caption text to decimal number
Sheldon - 21 Aug 2010 3:04 AM - 3 messages
Hello - I have a value in a label that I need to convert to a decimal number so I can multiply it by a decimal (VB6 application) . I forgot how to do that. Can someone please refresh my memory? ...
Using OutputDebugString too much can cause slowness in GUI response
Nobody - 20 Aug 2010 2:29 PM - 7 messages
FYI, I have been having problems with a ListView with about 100 items, and when I try to scroll vertically or horizontally by dragging the scroll bar, it doesn't catch up immediately, but it looks highlighted and frozen, and ...
Owned On Vista
BeeJ - 20 Aug 2010 6:03 AM - 7 messages
In a VB6 app that i am always working on, I found a strange difference between XP and Vista (both latest SP). I used the API to set Owner vs non-Owner. On Vista, when set to Owned, the main form contains the child form such ...
BeeJ - 20 Aug 2010 2:22 AM - 6 messages
I love playing with my WebCAM in VB6. Please give me links to places where I can find sample code or just snippets to get started. I want to use this on Win7 and XP. Would this be this DirectX or better? ...
vb.net 2010 transparent form
Edwin Torres - 19 Aug 2010 7:01 PM - 3 messages
Hello, How to makes transparent my form using visual basic.net 2010? Edwin Torres Win7 Ultimate VS.NET 2010 __________ Información de ESET NOD32 Antivirus, versión de la base de firmas de virus 5380 (20100819) __________ ...
Managing Remote Access Database
KiwiKid - 19 Aug 2010 3:52 PM - 10 messages
Hi everyone My question is how to retrieve and update records in a remote Access db sitting on a remote web host using a VB application. While I can do this with SQL Server I could do with some general pointers on the ...
Can we use Shell to write file properties
GS - 19 Aug 2010 2:22 PM - 51 messages
Just to follow through on a previous post "How to get the File Properties", is there a way to write these properties using Shell? I'm looking for a way to do this without having to use an external component such as DsoFile.dll or dwProp.dll. Any suggestions are ...
Flash 10 Control Problem with VB6
Abhishek - 19 Aug 2010 1:39 PM - 9 messages
Hi, I am having problems using Flash 10 control in VB6, anyone else having the same problem? The last version of flash which didnt had any problem with VB6 was Flash10e.ocx it seems all version after that are having the same problem. ...
VB6 support and beyond
Nando - 19 Aug 2010 5:25 AM - 81 messages
Hi guys! As I have written somewhat in previous posts, I have spent many years writing code for in-house processes. I'm no longer with my company and I'm starting to embrace software development, but now towards a general ...
drag and drop
Sergio T - 19 Aug 2010 2:22 AM - 5 messages
hi I am Using VS2008 and WindowsForms how can I drag and drop a datagridviewrow over a treenode ? I have a treeview like in the Explorer on left side of a panel, and on the right side I have a datagridView, and I need to drag and drop a row from ...
How to manage a large dictionary of words?
Larry Serflaten - 18 Aug 2010 2:33 PM - 23 messages
I am looking for ideas on concise methods to store and lookup words. The plan is to include only words of 3 letters up to 8 letters in length. The obvious move is to break them out by size and build ...
inserting blank rows
chris smith - 18 Aug 2010 4:04 AM - 2 messages
my worksheet has info in every row. I would like to insert a blank row between each without doing it manually. Can someone help? ...
Leo - 18 Aug 2010 3:59 AM - 17 messages
I have a standard DLL whose subs take a while to complete. I was thinking of somehow using a calback sub/function to allow the program calling them to display progress. Is that possible in vb? ...
Best Approach (psuedocode) for summing structure element values
David - 18 Aug 2010 2:26 AM - 5 messages
I'm dealing with an Excel worksheet which allow the user to enter a values into a year/date column and an amount column. If the user enters multiple years then I need to sum the values. I thought this might be easier in VB so what I had in mind was: ...
Re: How to get the File Properties
saftheonly - 17 Aug 2010 10:41 AM - 34 messages
Hi Larry, I've tried this in Visual Basic 2008 Express and can't get it to work. If I create a VB Script file from this code and run it the output is fine. When I type Set sa = CreateObject("Shell.Application") into the IDE, as soon as I ...
Latest VB6 Cumulative Update?
Abhishek - 16 Aug 2010 5:33 PM - 34 messages
Hi, can anyone tell me which is the latest VB6 Cumulative Update? I mostly use common dialog and common control. Common Controls Update - Nov-2005 [link] Dec-2008 (buggy) May-2009 [link] ...
Simon Anderson - 16 Aug 2010 3:13 PM - 3 messages
Hi, just wondering if anyone knew an answer to this, I am studying towards the MCTS qualification For this there are two exams 70-536 - Application Development Foundation 70-526 - Windows Based Client Development ...
Re: Problem with Direct Sound / VB6
cphx - 15 Aug 2010 10:56 PM - 9 messages
The Error is raised when i try to set the Direct Sound Buffer. ...
GDI+ and resizing a PictureBox
Nobody - 15 Aug 2010 6:39 PM - 11 messages
I am using GDI+ in one of my VB6 apps(mainly for anti aliasing support). It works fine, but when I create the Graphics object, which takes a PictureBox hDC. It never draws outside the PictureBox original size if I make it bigger ...
DotNut - 15 Aug 2010 3:46 PM - 16 messages
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Matching Unicode Characters
David Kaye - 15 Aug 2010 11:59 AM - 2 messages
My program loops through folders and filenames and reads file info into a database. The trouble is that the directory structure presents Unicode, but an API call to WIN32_FIND_DATA or WIN32_FIND_DATAW brings back text in 8-bit ASCII (ASCII plus the IBM character set 128-255). ...
.Net slipped itself in while I wasn't looking!
MM - 15 Aug 2010 10:29 AM - 9 messages
I'm now using XP (bought another computer) and installed my HP Laserjet P2015. When I looked back at the screen, what did I see? "Installing .Net Framework", that's what. ..Net is like the fifth column in World War II. I suppose I'm lumbered ...
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Tony Toews - 15 Aug 2010 3:39 AM - 6 messages
Folks I'm creating a single entry DLL for the OS application event log so developers and admin types don't get that ugly message when looking at errors in the event log. I've got the following make file which is working but I see the dll ...