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    Re: New VB-like Language on the Way

    One of the daily software giveaway sites is offering 'this' for half price -...
  2. Re: [RESOLVED] Win 7 - VB6 - MSAccess - and UAC issue

    Would you let us know where you finally store it

    Rob
  3. Re: Win 7 - VB6 - MSAccess - and UAC issue

    Where are you storing the DB ?
    Also are there multiple PCs involved, or where are these users ?

    Rob
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    Re: How to space text evenly in a textbox

    I am attaching an example demonstrating the flexgrid as a scrollable, no cell borders, list
    I am rusty on flexgrid so have not attempted to play with formatting, spacing, Font selection, etc.
    Not...
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    Re: How to space text evenly in a textbox

    Yup.
    If there are more rows than there are visible, then a scroll bar appears, and the user can scroll.
    I have not used the Flexgrid for years, as I use the free SGrid 2 instead
    It would be...
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    Re: Sgrid 2 as a User Control .ctl

    Have you used User Controls yourself ?
    I love them
    The whole idea (from my perspective) is to avoid (or minimize) installation hassles, and making adding the control to your project a simple/tidy...
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    Re: Sgrid 2 as a User Control .ctl

    That is the actual source and official download from the author.
    That is what everyone uses, when incorporating the grid into their projects.
    However it is not a User Control ( not a self contained...
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    Sgrid 2 as a User Control .ctl

    Sgrid 2 as a User Control ( .ctl )
    I have come across a user control for SGrid 1 but not for SGrid 2
    I use the SGrid 2 and I would love to use it as a User Control (which is a .ctl file that you...
  9. Re: VB6 Learning Edition - Can it compile DLL's?

    If it is just a simple update, one of us could do it for free.
    I have VB6 SP5 (I stuck with 5 so I never have to distribute the VB6 runtime).
    I have never created or edited an Active X dll so you...
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    Re: How to space text evenly in a textbox

    You could also use a grid, and make the cell borders invisible
  11. Re: Recommended replacement for VB6 Learner's Edition

    Thanks for responding.
    When you say the setup project is missing, does that mean you cannot make an EXE ?
    If that is the case, then can one develop a project, and just give a copy of the folder to...
  12. Re: Sending email with multiple attachments vb6

    If that proves to be a limitation of CDO ? (I have never used it), you could use VBSendmail, which is free, and can do anything.

    Rob
  13. Re: Recommended replacement for VB6 Learner's Edition

    I think it will be a cold day in hades when I use VB.NET, however James Bond said 'never say never' so I will ask this question -
    If one were to get the free Express edition of VB.NET what is...
  14. Re: Recommended replacement for VB6 Learner's Edition

    You may know this, but other readers may not.
    VB6 apps will run on your new Win 8 Laptop.

    Rob
    PS You may (NOT) be saying that the apps you currently run, are run as VBP files and not EXE's...
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    Re: Save VB6, PLEASE VOTE FOR VB6

    "Let sleeping dogs lie"
    The good news is - whilst MS are not touching it, they are not stuffing it.
    I am happy with the way things are.
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    Re: Why Does API:Sleep Work in this Case??

    One should not sprinkle them everywhere, and also be careful not to place them within a loop.

    I have slept with that dog on quite a few occasions.
    It has never bitten me.
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    Re: Why Does API:Sleep Work in this Case??

    Use DoEvents
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    Re: Getting path to a DB on central PC

    Thanks for responding.
    I did not think it was just the simple Computer Name used when installing Windows. But it is.

    You are not going to believe this (then again you may) -
    I just fired up...
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    Getting path to a DB on central PC

    Hi,
    I am looking for advice on how to set the path to an Access DB on a central PC
    I don't believe a server is involved, just one of the PCs has been nominated as the central PC.
    The VB6 app will...
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    Re: VB6 with Access in Local Network (LAN)

    gibra,
    Thanks for your post.
    I went to your web site and managed to translate it.
    I then tried to download the project, and it told me that only registered members can download it.
    I have...
  21. Thread: for in for

    by Bobbles
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    Re: for in for

    Option Explicit

    Private Sub Command1_Click()
    Dim a As Integer, i As Integer, j As Integer
    a = 0 'May be required, depending where you declared your variable
    For i = 0 To 9
    ...
  22. Re: [RESOLVED] Looking for a creative solution

    I too am from Adelaide (grew up there).
    And I too am curious what the question was ?
    And even more curious about the creative solution ?

    Rob
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    Re: make software captha

    Pre PS - It is captcha not captha

    When I first read this, I innocently interpreted the request as wanting to create captcha ?
    But DataMiser probably is correct, and it might be a request as to...
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    Re: picturebox as tootltip

    Read back over this thread, and you will see that I have asked more questions than you have answered.
    See my post 4
    EG I asked for your rules regarding positioning of the ToolTip

    If you are not...
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    Re: picturebox as tootltip

    There is a minor bug with what is showing in the ToolTip.
    I will look into it.

    Rob
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    Re: picturebox as tootltip

    The attached is now similar to what you want.
    It will need modification to meet your needs.

    I just checked back to one of your earlier threads, where I got extremely angry.
    I would have hoped...
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    Re: picturebox as tootltip

    OOPs
    I had slightly abbreviated the text, whilst debugging.
    Attached has longer text in the listbox and ToolTip
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    Re: picturebox as tootltip

    103427

    The attached is just to demonstrate the use of a picturbox control array.
    With printing to the individual pictureboxes, during Form_Load
    The pictureboxes are moved out of sight (-9999)...
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    Re: picturebox as tootltip

    I was just sending the code that I am using as a starting point.
    I am now enhancing it to demonstrate some of the concept I described above.
    You should try harder to provide ALL the details, rather...
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    Re: picturebox as tootltip

    I will have a bash.
    Download this in the meantime, and get familiar with it. Also use it to provide feedback with any extra details that you may not have supplied us....
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    Re: picturebox as tootltip

    I assume that response time will be important (user does not want to wait too long to see the Tooltip).
    Can you pre-prepare each tooltip ?
    They could perhaps be created and stored into a control...
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    Re: picturebox as tootltip

    It might help if you describe a few things -
    - How long it will be visible ? EG Should it be visible all the time the mouse is hovering over an entry in the Listbox, or does it disappear after a...
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    Re: Save VB6, PLEASE VOTE FOR VB6

    There are some of us that do not worship and bow to 'OO everywhere'
    And just like to keep things simple.

    Rob
  34. Re: Subscript Out Of Range error while saving from MSFlexGrid to Access Database.

    The hovering should also have told you exactly where the error is, by telling you exactly where in the code it is out of range.
    Did you hover enough ?

    Can you make a copy of your project and...
  35. Re: Subscript Out Of Range error while saving from MSFlexGrid to Access Database.

    I don't recall whether the rows and cols (of the flexgrid) start at 0 or 1 ?
    But in the meantime, when the program breaks (pauses due to the error), you can hover the mouse over j etc to see what...
  36. Thread: Developers Pad

    by Bobbles
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    Re: Developers Pad

    Got it.
    Thanks for taking the trouble to find it for me,
    Rob

    PS I will look into 'WayBack'
  37. Thread: Developers Pad

    by Bobbles
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    Re: Developers Pad

    Hi,
    The Web site is no more
    Anyone got a link to the source code ?

    Thanks,
    Rob
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    Re: Link in textbox

    Perhaps God is as annoyed as I am with the incomplete and constantly changing requests
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    Re: Link in textbox

    To the Moderators,
    I notice you have not posted my last post.
    I have shown remarkable restraint, in my choice of language.
    If you decide to censor my post, then I am out of here, permanently.
    ...
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    Re: Random file access

    Keep a couple of old PCs, in your home (one for backup), and install XP, and your VB6 into there.
    Use a KVM or a video switch to toggle between your PCs to a single monitor.
    I do that, and use...
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