Visual Basic General Discussion
file and folder permissions
Mike Williams - 28 Aug 2010 4:11 PM - 37 messages
Being a hobbyist I don't often get involved with file permissions when my code is run on other machines. I do know a few things about it, for example the behaviour of code running in a folder in the main Program Files folder ...
BigEndian wav bytes
Alexandros Peropulous - 28 Aug 2010 3:48 PM - 9 messages
Hello! I have some bytes which are from a wav file. They are without a header. Normally, I simply add the header, the file size, and I am done, I have a complete wav file. But this time, my bytes are from a BigEndian wav file. Does anybody know ...
BeeJ - 27 Aug 2010 11:57 PM - 11 messages
My app compiles with Ctrl-F5 then locks up. My app compiles to an EXE. When run it locks up and does not fully start. Ctrl-Break does nothing. The Stop button is inactive. I use Process Explorer to kill it. ...
Google is the new AntiChrist
Mike Williams - 27 Aug 2010 9:13 PM - 53 messages
Come back Micro$oft. All is forgiven (well, some of it is!). Google is the new AntiChrist :-) Whilst developing a VB6 program (just to keep this on topic!) I installed Google Chrome web browser. I did not like it and so I uninstalled it, and ...
convert vb to JS
Atishoo - 27 Aug 2010 4:33 PM - 5 messages
Calculating a checksum
Leo - 27 Aug 2010 2:40 PM - 4 messages
Hi all can someone please help me convert this C sample into VB6 please WORD CalcTitleChecksum( char* pszTitle, // A pointer to the name of the savegame int cb) // set to either 39 or 47 for TTO or TTD savegames ...
BeeJ - 27 Aug 2010 12:44 AM - 7 messages
OK, I googled and found that there are at least three methods of creating a shortcut that I can understand. The fourth I am not to sure about. I want to create a shortcut in the SendTo folder for my app. Command$ ...
Re: VB5 Runtime on Windows 7
Kevin Provance - 26 Aug 2010 7:42 PM - 19 messages
I hate to break it to you old top, but I think "Nobody" was responding to you. :( Also, there is evidence that it may in fact be an impostor. This is another reason why folks should be using their real names and not ...
USB-Device plug/ unplug WindowMessage
Alexandros Peropulous - 26 Aug 2010 5:59 PM - 5 messages
Hello! Does anybody know how to get a message (WindowMessage?) when the user plugs/unplugs a USB device? Thank you! Alex ...
Datagrid Cell Locked
JP... - 26 Aug 2010 2:11 PM - 5 messages
Hi: I have developed an app that has sevearl data grids on different forms. They all were working. One grid has several columns with most locked and the operator can only change the data in one column. (that one column is not ...
PAUL CLEMENT (MVP) IS A TROLL
Mike Williams - 26 Aug 2010 1:50 PM - 31 messages
Does anybody know who I can write to at Microsoft in order to ask them to stop one of their own MVPs, PAUL CLEMENT, from trolling this newsgroup. He is a disgrace to himself and he is both a disgrace and a liability to ...
Fastest (best) way to Extract Daily Figures
David - 25 Aug 2010 7:27 PM - 11 messages
I have a "real-time" data structure in the following format: Type ThisDataInfo DT As Date Amount As Single ...
What can i say, lol
Abhishek - 25 Aug 2010 7:21 PM - 2 messages
Tell a friend
Lochaber - 25 Aug 2010 2:08 PM - 3 messages
Hi, I have a problem with my Tell a Friend feature, here: [link] The link seems to be wrong. If anyone can help me I'll be grateful, my email address is ...
Reading Binary Files
Leo - 25 Aug 2010 12:39 PM - 3 messages
I am trying to learn how to read binary files but can not seem to find much out there. Can someone give me an example. I think for what I am trying to read, a Byte array is best so if someone can give me a ...
Which Tab Control is better: TabStrip or SSTab?
Nando - 25 Aug 2010 10:51 AM - 11 messages
I have been using SSTab for as long as I can remember (in both VB6 and VBA6). Just wondering if there are other reasons why I should consider using MSCOMCTL's TabStrip instead. TabStrip Control Microsoft Windows Common Controls 6.0 (SP6) ...
How to install VB6 Apps into Win 7?
Alex - 25 Aug 2010 3:32 AM - 8 messages
hello, i have a program developed with VB6 and trying to install it on Windows 7 32-Bit OS and nothing happens nor installs on my computer.. is there anyway around to install programs on Windows 7 developed with VB6? ...
my first question
lin - 24 Aug 2010 6:53 PM - 6 messages
hi friend...am new to this group....currently am doing Mtech in MIT, chennai. I want to know details regarding compression technique for my final year project...... my question: 1, I want to know any available content based compression ...
VB5 Runtime on Windows 7
Abhishek - 24 Aug 2010 4:16 AM - 26 messages
I installed API-Guide on Windows 7 and it doesn't work because there are no VB5 Runtime. I know even Vista didn't had them but it shows a interesting message. I guess we are going to see a similar message in next Windows ...
Using fCreateShellLink in VB6?
jim evans - 23 Aug 2010 10:04 PM - 5 messages
I used fCreateShellLink with vb5stkit.DLL successfully and reliably under VB5, but I can't make it work with vb6stkit.DLL. fCreateShellLink has two additional arguments with vb6stkit.DLL -- fPrivate & sParent. I haven't found an explanation of what these ...
Send To vs Open With
BeeJ - 23 Aug 2010 8:53 PM - 11 messages
My VB6 app looks at the command line when it starts. I want to gather a list of images that the user selected then list them in my app. So far this is what I am seeing on my XP PC ... ...
Microsoft Betrayed Yet Another Customer Base
Nobody - 23 Aug 2010 3:31 PM - 3 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 ...
vbAdvance general dll problem
kbkforums via VBMonster.com - 23 Aug 2010 11:41 AM - 6 messages
I want to create a plugin for an external application in VB6. To do this I create a regular dll, export the necessary functions and compile the dll. So far so good. The problem comes when I developed a second plugin (also in vb6 ...
Register ActiveX EXE
BeeJ - 23 Aug 2010 4:13 AM - 7 messages
How do I register ActiveX EXEs that I have moved from one PC to another? I do not want to have to recompile them every time. I tried creating the .reg file that usually registers .dll but that does not work. ...
Question about control properties
Norm - 22 Aug 2010 8:29 PM - 49 messages
Hi, I am using the following code to set all controls on a form to visible, so that I can set only the ones I want to see later in a routine, as this seems the quickest and easiest way to do it when I only want to ...
inserting blank rows in worksheetNext » 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
chris smith - 22 Aug 2010 1:56 AM - 5 messages
I have several worksheets that have over 500 lines of data. I need to separate in line with a blank line. How do I do this using vb without doing it manually? ...