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    Re: Call VB Built-In Functions by Name

    Generally you should start a new thread. If you tack it onto the end of an existing thread then the title will no longer be apt and people may well not read through the previous content to get to...
  2. VS 2013 Re: Running an executable from within an application

    If you don't include a path then it will look for the file in the folder the program is running from.

    The bin\debug thing comes from the fact that when you run your application in visual studio,...
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    VS 2013 Re: Need some help

    First off, welcome to the forums.

    You're attachment is blocked for me at work and it's likely a bunch of other members will hit the same problem. My advice would be to cut and paste the error...
  4. Re: How do I set a primary key as something the user enters?

    There's no requirement from a primary key to numeric. It can be any data type you want. The only requirement is that it be unique and non-null.

    I have no idea but if you do that you're fixing...
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    Re: Good Beginner Projects

    Yep, Google is definitely your friend when you're getting started. It's still your friend along time later. It never really stops being your friend.

    It would also be worth checking out our Games...
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    Re: The ip thread...

    That... sounds... AWESOME!!!
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    Re: Warm welcome to my recruit

    Allow me to be the first person to do the inevitable and shorten Blue Bubble to BB.

    Welcome to the forum BB.
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    Re: Need help writing a script

    Moved to office development
  9. Thread: response

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    Re: response

    I know. I simply used 12 as an arbitrary number to test the service. I also tried it with half a dozen other numbers and they all succeeded. The way you're substituting the value of the text box...
  10. Thread: Ethics

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    Re: Ethics

    It's not really the statement I'd take issue with, it's the assumption. If you're genuinely not hurting anyone then I don't have a problem. However, I think that "If" tends to carry a massive...
  11. Thread: response

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    Re: response

    Ah, you're expecting us to substitute W T F into the uri. That wasn't clear.

    OK, I knocked up a simple forms app with the following code:-


    Public Class Form1

    Private Sub...
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    Re: response

    The uri you've shown is not correct. I know it's not correct because I can enter it into a browser and I get an error 400, web page not found.

    If you are 100% sure that the uri you're actually...
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    Re: response

    The uri you've shown is wrong. I cannot tell you what the correct one is because you haven't given any information about it. I'm not sure what help you'd expect anyone to be able to provide on...
  14. Thread: response

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    Re: response

    Well that really didn't answer the question at all but reading between the lines:-

    Am I right in assuming that http://api.predator.***/passgen is meant to be the uri of a web service that will...
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    VS 2010 Re: Searching for file level up

    Is the path to the bottom most directory fixed? If so I think I'd just chuck each "level" into a list:-
    C:\TextFiles
    More testfiles
    Many more
    Even More

    Then I'd loop while list isn't empty...
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    Re: response

    That would imply that the url you're passing in is incorrect. What is the value of ("link" + TextBox1.Text)?

    To be honest, though, that code looks completely nonsensical to me.
    1. You have the...
  17. Thread: Ethics

    by FunkyDexter
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    Re: Ethics

    In many ways that's Niya's point: morality is a mutable concept.

    I think issues like web scraping, file sharing, game cracking etc. provide some really interesting grey areas in this regard. I...
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    Re: Cheesed off about the water bill!

    ^ correct.

    I can't remember who but someone's got a fencing smiley in their sig. I could really use that right now.
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    Re: framework 4...

    Any target framework will work if you haven't used any features that were introduced in later frameworks. We can't tell you frameworks will work and which won't because we don't know what features...
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    Re: Good Beginner Projects

    If you're not bothered about it being particularly "real world" then you can just crib the ideas that Microsoft use for their tutorials. Contoso university is a fairly common one, or a simple...
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    Re: framework 4...

    If you're project depends on framework 4 then framework 4 or later has to exist in the client pc for your executable to run.

    You've really got two options if you truly depend on 4:-
    1. Build a...
  22. Thread: Ethics

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    Re: Ethics

    You did the right thing.

    Seriously, if the first thing this guy asked you to do was plagiarise someone else's work, what do you think he'd have been asking you to do in a years time. It probably...
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    Re: The ip thread...

    Yep, just dug out the dvd and it's Ryan Thompson so I guess it's the one. The splurge on the back reads:-
    When roommates Mark and Tom set out for a night at the bar, the last thing they expected to...
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    Poll: Re: Decisions: To EAT THE PEEL or NOT?

    I'm all about the cheek pouches.
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    Re: Cheesed off about the water bill!

    Oh my god, I'd completely forgotten about Touche Turtle. That had to be my favourite cartoon as a kid and it was a lost memory until just then. I'm going home in a bout 5 minutes. Can you guess...
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    Re: Email error

    That error is thrown from GMail for a number of reasons.
    1. the credentials (e.g. password) you supplied were wrong.
    2. the gmail account you were accessing does not allow access by apps (you can...
  27. VS 2013 Re: Using a datarow in with a Link List - Issues

    It's best not to attach your code as a text file like that. It adds an extra hoop we have to jump through before looking at it and we may not bother. We also may not open it because we may be...
  28. Re: Running a SPROC with recompile will ignore it?

    No worries. Any info is good info. I do know SSRS has a problem where it would coerce between VarChars and NVarChars when you're not expecting it and muck up execution plans. I wonder if this is...
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    Re: Cheesed off about the water bill!

    Well that's the thing. The infrastructure for gas and electric is pretty rock solid. Putting aside the obvious difference in danger levels a leak would represent, I think that reliability is mainly...
  30. Thread: ip

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    Re: ip

    I go back to my original question: Is your program a web application and you want the ip address that a user is connecting under or is your program a desktop application and you want the ip address...
  31. Re: Can't get the relationships I want in Access

    Yes. As long as an entity has a foreign key to another entity then it's linked and establishes a many to one relationship. So if OrderDetails has a CustomerID field and that is set as a foreign key...
  32. Re: Running a SPROC with recompile will ignore it?

    Yep, we've all been there:rolleyes:

    Do you have any detail on that? I've always believed that management studio is simply a client itself. I'd be curious to know what the differences are.
    ...
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    Re: Cheesed off about the water bill!

    Well, they do say the North is a different country. I've watched Corrie and I swear it's a different language :)

    I wasn't thinking about production but you're right, that's entirely private. As...
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    Re: Cheesed off about the water bill!

    Gas and Electricity seem to have done OK in the private sector, although all that's actually privatised is the billing/customer services element. The delivery is still effectively government run but...
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    Poll: Re: Decisions: To EAT THE PEEL or NOT?

    I thought the racoon policy on rinds, peels, skins etc. was pretty universal : choff the lot.
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    Re: The ip thread...

    TG, I've just pushed it right back to the top of the forum specially for you.

    I actually own it. I think I picked it up for about a quid at a car boot sale. It was over-priced.
  37. Thread: ip

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    Re: ip

    Sorry, but no I don't.

    Are you saying that you're writing a program and you want that program to be able to email you the IP address of the machine that it's being run on? If so you access it via...
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    Re: Is a Batch Webbrowser Possible?

    There would be no difference but that has nothing to do with whether your use of that tool, or the use of a self-written one, would breach the terms and conditions of a third party.

    None the less,...
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    Re: Is a Batch Webbrowser Possible?

    Good approach. As long as they respond in the positive we'd have no problem with you receiving help... and more importantly, you'll know you're safe too.
  40. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    Speaking as a Brit we see plenty... it just always in liquid form.
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