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  1. Re: Position vbModal Form called from MDI Menu

    Gibra:

    1) Object of original post was to help others since it caught me.
    2) Statement of "Wanted to verify prior to post" was just a statement to say I confirmed by original post information.
    ...
  2. Re: Position vbModal Form called from MDI Menu

    Gibra:

    Wanted to verify prior to post.
    If Form Property: StartUpPosition = CenterScreen for example .Move will NOT function.
    That is Form says at Center.
  3. Position vbModal Form called from MDI Menu

    Using VB5, so not sure this property still exists in VB6.
    Hope following helps others.

    I was struggling with trying to get my vbModal form, invoked from my MDI menu, properly postioned on the...
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    Re: Drawing on picturebox

    With objPBox
    .CurrentX = {some value}
    .CurrentY = {some value}
    objPBox.Print "X" '<< just use character X
    End With
  5. Re: [RESOLVED] Resolving User and Processing Conflict (State Machine)

    Just wanted to say haven't forgotten abou all your efforts on my behalf.
    Will take a few days for me to get back to this thread.

    =====================================
    Finally got some time for a...
  6. Re: [RESOLVED] Resolving User and Processing Conflict (State Machine)

    dilettante:

    Thanks for post and example.
    HOPEFULLY will have time to go over your and Passel's code examples tomorrow.
  7. Re: [RESOLVED] Resolving User and Processing Conflict (State Machine)

    Passel:

    Thanks for example and your efforts on my behalf.

    DEXWERX:
    Had a lengthy response, but lost it for some reason. When I try to post, forum sometimes times me out -- WHY?
    The...
  8. Re: [RESOLVED] Resolving User and Processing Conflict (State Machine)

    Thanks for the followon post. Closed Thread as figured I wouldn't get any more hits.

    RE:


    LOL

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    dilettante:
    Per original thread, just looking to forum to see if there...
  9. Re: Resolving User and Processing Conflict (State Machine)

    incidentals. Thanks for the idea.
    After research, Don't believe Semiphores or Mutex will assist me.
    Am going to check into Concurrency.

    Closing Thread but any additional post appreciated.
  10. Re: Resolving User and Processing Conflict (State Machine)

    Not sure, as don't recall. Will take a look see though, as never really used them, and if they will work GREAT.

    -----------------------------

    The biggest issue --- as I see it -- is the...
  11. [RESOLVED] Resolving User and Processing Conflict (State Machine)

    Looking for a BETTER way to "Resolve Conflicts" between the User and receiving / processing Realtime data.
    My Realtime Data comes from a Remote Server to an "ServerApp" that resides on the client...
  12. Re: App Not Painting From XProcess call to Trigger Combobox

    I'm closing this thread based on fact I want to relook at the overall design of my approach to:
    Resolving Streaming Data and User Interaction Conflicts.
  13. Re: App Not Painting From XProcess call to Trigger Combobox

    This is the code in the click event:



    If mblnMDIActive Then

    g_blnRTIdle = SetRTState(RTSTATE_IDLE)
    If g_blnRTIdle Then

    TTool.StateNow = TS_NEWTOOL
  14. [RESOLVED] App Not Painting From XProcess call to Trigger Combobox

    I think my problem may be more related to how the combobox is handled from code.

    What I'm doing:

    1) I'm making a XProcess call using the Textbox change event as a trigger.
    2) The call is...
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    [RESOLVED] PHP to VB6

    I've got the procedure of interest converted except for a few lines.
    Any help with the following appreciated:

    My apology to the forum.
    All the names turned out to be NOT from PHP, but calls to...
  16. Re: How to determine the type of objects in a form ?

    What I would suggest is in your mousup event use a left or right click on
    the control on interest and then call the following code.
    Save a lot of resources by NOT using MousMove.

    The following...
  17. Re: Draw Parallel Line At Given Point

    Here's how.



    Public Function CalcSlope(ByVal X1 As Integer, ByVal Y1 As Integer, ByVal X2 As Integer, ByVal Y2 As Integer) As Double
    'Calculate the slope of a line give two (x,y) pairs

    ...
  18. [RESOLVED] Draw Parallel Line At Given Point

    Normally when I draw a parallel line I take the two end points and adjust it (offset it) by some Y value from the original line.
    Remembering my old algebra class some 60 odd years ago, I rememebered...
  19. Re: Best Practice For Database Access Format

    One option you have to shorten your typing and get the desired result is to type this when coding:



    rsMdbRec!FIELDNAME


    Then do a search and replace using this:
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    Re: VB pretty easy compared to C++

    Picking a programming language can be a tough choice. The time and effort spent to be proficient, as well as the code base you develop, can go bye bye in a minute if the language is deprecated. ...
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    Re: VB6 - Error Manager

    I may be wrong, but I disagree with part of MZTools error routine.
    See <<<<<<<<< notes in following



    Sub MySub()

    On Error GoTo MySub_Error
    .
    .
  22. Thread: Client Area

    by dw85745
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    Re: Client Area

    There's been a lot of discussion regarding "Resizing Forms" and controls thereon.
    Martin Liss (sp?) came up with a proportional method.
    There are others methods about that try and segment the...
  23. Thread: Client Area

    by dw85745
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    Re: Client Area

    Bonnie:

    Thought I'd pass on that if you multiply rather than divide IMO it will execute faster.

    Do this:


    .Move (ScaleWidth - .Width) * .5, (ScaleHeight - .Height) * .5
  24. VB6 Classic Forum All in Chinese or some other Character Site

    VB6 Classic Forum All in Chinese or some other Character Site
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    Re: Db engine confusion

    You have me confused with your question but will take a stab at it.

    You can use Access.
    The *.mdb is the actual database.
    MS Access is a GUI that allows one to create and manipulate that...
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    Re: API calls to receive data in VB5

    FWIW I've been running and using VB5.0 (SP3) since it came out.
    Never had a problem with any API, nor running VB6 programs other than those upgrades incorporated into VB6 for which there are...
  27. Re: VB6 - Speed Types and 32/64 bits architectures

    My understanding it is compiler dependent.

    For example, everything I've read shows no difference in using an INTEGER versus a LONG in a VB 32 bit environment.
    I'm also in agreement with LaVolpe...
  28. Re: Search and Advanced Search Do NOT Appear to be Functioning

    kfcSmitty: Thanks for response. FWIW have always got something back. Didn't know whether the spamming problem had caused an issue, so wanted to alert moderators.
  29. Search and Advanced Search Do NOT Appear to be Functioning

    Tried both PDF, pdf in both the search box and Advanced Search.
    Nothing came up.
    Don't believe it!!
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    Re: Find Embedded Video File

    FunkyDexter:



    Not sure where I would go on a web page to find terms and conditiions unless there is a menu choice somewhere.

    -----------------------------------

    From a VB programming...
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    Re: Find Embedded Video File

    The following link to an Add-In solves my immediate problem.

    http://www.downloadhelper.net/support.php

    However, I would still like to know the best way to ID in what directory a webpage is...
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    Find Embedded Video File

    If in wrong forum, please move.

    I have a need to obtain a small video file that "appears" to be embedded in a Firefox web page and save the file to CD.
    My guess is the file is downloaded to some...
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    Re: Detect if Windows 7 is the OS -- reliably

    Bonnie: Thanks for your feedback. Input Always appreciated.
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    Re: Detect if Windows 7 is the OS -- reliably

    Bobbles: I was NOT the original OP for this thread, but based on your questions assume questions are for me.



    I rarely use it. I have a couple of routines that delve deep into Processes where...
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    Re: Detect if Windows 7 is the OS -- reliably

    Question for Bonnie.

    I see you used the Native API ("ntdll.dll") instead of the Windows API ("kernel32).
    Interestingly, while both RtlGetVersion (your IsWindows7 example) and GetVersionEx use the...
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    Re: Detect if Windows 7 is the OS -- reliably

    Have any idea whether Compatability Mode = Virtual Mode?

    Always wondered how M$ inplemented Compatability Mode.
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    Re: Detect if Windows 7 is the OS -- reliably

    Magic Ink: I use VB5 instead of VB6. Had some issues with VB when first installed Win7 (and yes was running Program as Administrator).
    Compatability Mode resolved those issues. However, based...
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    Re: Detect if Windows 7 is the OS -- reliably

    I took Bonnies excellent post and expanded it.
    I am running Win7 but could Not get Bonnies code or the following to Return Win7?
    Instead it returns WinXP.
    WATCH: If you are running VB5.exe - or...
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    Re: OLE dragging over target smears listings

    Since working on a similar issue my notes may help.
    Donlt have a solution yet unfortunately.
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    Re: Drag Rectangle Transparency

    LaVolpe: Thanks for responding.



    Basically Yes, except Text is printed inside of the rectangle and the Text changes when dragging.

    I do Not use a backbuffer. Paint everything.
    Drag works...
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