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    Re: Am I a dinosaur? DAO vs ADO

    This link might help a bit.

    http://allenbrowne.com/ser-38.html
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    Re: Am I a dinosaur? DAO vs ADO

    My apologies to the forum. Did NOT intend to bring back up the VB versus NET debate with:



    Will curb extraneous comments in the future.
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    Re: Am I a dinosaur? DAO vs ADO

    FWIW: I still use and run DAO, and Office97 (including Access97). Took a bit of work to get it working under Windows7, but it does work.
    My understanding VB5/6 ADO is not the same as NET ADO, just...
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    Re: Text in A Box Not Working

    Just finished playing around with the procedue.

    1) As previously stated, trying to recall TextInABox from itself by substituting the TextOut call (recursive procedure), I get "Stack Overflow"
    ...
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    Re: Text in A Box Not Working

    LaVolpe:

    Initially when converting the routine I used API TextOut.
    After reevaluating the procedure, it appears that the TextOut call is really recalling this same procedure making it recursive....
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    Re: Text in A Box Not Working

    Olaf:
    Thanks for the explanation.
    I always thought TTF fonts compensated for arbitrary Destination-Sizes.
    but I get your point they must reside on a Pixel boundary (no aliasing).
    No familiar with...
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    Re: Text in A Box Not Working

    Olaf:
    Thanks for responding.

    I'm trying to come up with a better Font Resizing routine for captions or non-captions (e.g. checkbox, label, command button) and for text in a single line textbox,...
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    Re: Text in A Box Not Working

    Magic Ink



    Got it. Didn't know if Olaf, Bonnie, or diletantte, etc. might make some input.
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    Re: Text in A Box Not Working

    bump
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    Re: Set Windows Text

    Coding:
    What LaVolpe is getting at is that you need a valid hWnd (handle to the textbox).
    The way to check this is:


    hWnd = FindWindow(whatever parameters)
    If hWnd <> 0 Then

    do something
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    Re: Text in A Box Not Working

    Form in pixels. Rarely use Twips.

    Will try picturebox.

    ==============================

    Thought I'd post the original link where I got the code so you can see results.
    ...
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    Re: Text in A Box Not Working

    LaVolpe:

    For test purposes I have two Command buttons on the form. I am trying to change the caption in Command1 by pressing Command2 using this code
    Have tried setting AutoRedraw both True and...
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    Re: Text in A Box Not Working

    Magic Ink

    Thanks for the post. Will check it out.
    Still interest why the other function fails (no output)
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    Re: Text in A Box Not Working

    Thanks for responses:

    Should of stated with post, that objective is to get a better Resizing font routine which fills the height and width of the bounding rectangle to its maximum
    with the...
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    Text in A Box Not Working

    I want to pass in a control and have the text automatically size to a control bounding rectangle (client area), both width and height
    since I've never really found one that works as well as I like....
  16. Re: [RESOLVED] Sql simple Query Dosnt Show Results no matter what i change or do why?

    sala31:

    This is a little trick I use that may help when testing.
    Assign each SQL line to its own string.
    This way you can put a debug.print after EACH line using debug.Print strSQL to make sure...
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    Re: [RESOLVED] ListView/Treeview API Classes?

    http://btmtz.mvps.org/

    LaVolpe: You might also want to take a look at Brad's site. Has both.
  18. Re: VB6=>VBA OR VB.Net =>VBA -> Which one best ?? Why COM still exits??

    dilettante:

    Thanks for the History lesson.

    DataMiser



    While I agree, Microsoft is definitely trying to manipulate things in their favor in the long run.
    If Microsoft says NET or...
  19. Classic VB6 to be supported at least through 2024.

    Stumbled across this article published June 2014 - which gave me a little hope, VB6 will be around awhile.

    ...
  20. Re: [RESOLVED] Unexpected Error -- VB Shell and WIndows 7

    DataMiser: PICKY _ PICKY _ PICKY

    I was referring other than the Error handler, so the 'Do Something" is two lines!

    Might try getting out of the other side of the bed...
  21. Re: [RESOLVED] Unexpected Error -- VB Shell and WIndows 7

    DataMiser:

    I hear yeah -- BUT -- the entire procedure is only 2 lines.
    Never got to the second line.
    As stated, my Error routine is Non-Issue because I received a Msgbox error that was system...
  22. Re: Unexpected Error -- VB Shell and WIndows 7

    RESOLVED:

    Interestingly it had nothing to do with the Shell or Permissions.
    FWIW: The shelled program uses a third party OCX.
    The OCX was registered after the build, BUT the program was NOT...
  23. [RESOLVED] Unexpected Error -- VB Shell and WIndows 7

    pid = Shell(strAppPath, vbNormalFocus) '<<VB Function


    The above line is causing an Unexpected Error in Windows 7.
    Worked great for years until this new Build and reinstall of Windows 7...
  24. Re: Where to Go From Here Advice Needed

    dilettante is not the only one I've seen discussing this.
    I've been doing this a long time. Started back with mainframes when they didn't even have collators and you had to read the holes on the...
  25. Re: Where to Go From Here Advice Needed

    Thanks all for input. Was busy most of the day so just got a chance to read -- haven't digested all yet -- but will do my best to respond.

    First to clarify a few things.

    1) All hardware has...
  26. Re: Where to Go From Here Advice Needed

    Thanks for all the input.

    Re: Hardware. (most everything has been upgraded to new)

    My experience has told me "If it ain't broke don't fix it". I have been upgrading MOBO for years with older...
  27. [RESOLVED] Where to Go From Here Advice Needed

    I just had to do a new build because the power supply plug actually fused to the motherboard.
    I installed Windows 7 on this new board (ASUS H97 Plus) and have had nothing but problems because of my...
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    Re: Running VB Under 64bit OS

    dilettante:

    I don't know where you get the time to keep up with M$.
    I'm busy writing code and trying to accomplish a task NOT trying to keep up with M$ latest and greatest.
    And yes, that puts...
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    Running VB Under 64bit OS

    Stumbled across this on M$ web site and thought it may be of interest to someone.

    What I find most interesting is the Windows\System32 is reserved for 64 bit -- go figure
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    Re: 32 bit versus 64 bit

    passel: Thanks for response.

    David
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    [RESOLVED] 32 bit versus 64 bit

    Thinking of upgrading VB5/6 to use 64 bit.

    I assume there are 64 bit API's?

    Questions:
    1) Will I need to update all my API calls to 64 bit?
    2) If so, is the change for "MOST" APIs as simple...
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    Re: Need help avoiding conflict of time

    IkkeEnGij:

    Based on our discussion, I decided to revisit this issue to see if their might be a better way than a string.
    On the same machine converting a time double using CDate and TimeSerial...
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    Re: Need help avoiding conflict of time

    IkkeEnGij:

    Thanks you beat me to an example.
    Re:


    I disagree with this. I have a program which receives a realtime datafeed that use to update a table with a DateTime Primary Key.
    I also...
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    Re: Need help avoiding conflict of time

    LaVolpe:

    Don't want to hijack this thread or go way over the OP heads, but your suggestion of:



    won't solve the problem as the precsion issue is less than 1 second.
    And Yes, it can have a...
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    Re: Need help avoiding conflict of time

    This is a simple compare problem where you need to compare the datetime to be entered against that which is already in the database. Check out "Seek".

    That said, comparing Date/Times for database...
  36. Re: [RESOLVED] Font Darkness (regular not bold) Varies by Control

    dilettante:



    Guess we will have to disagree as worked in my situation which was:

    1) Have an editable textbox for Add / Edit / Delete
    2) Have an Uneditable textbox for all other cases BUT...
  37. Re: Font Darkness (regular not bold) Varies by Control

    Think I found my answer.

    http://www.vbforums.com/showthread.php?384679-RESOLVED-Changing-the-font-and-forecolor-of-a-disabled-textbox

    FWIW_ Sometime the problem is NOT what you think it is.
  38. Re: Font Darkness (regular not bold) Varies by Control

    No themes -- Classic mode


    No.

    Prior to Window7 you could set system colors (OLE colors) by object.
    Haven't located system colors by object yet in Windows 7.
    Just ability to set some...
  39. [RESOLVED] Font Darkness (regular not bold) Varies by Control

    I've noticed that the darkness (regular not bold) of my Fonts varies by Control.
    They are all using the same Font (Tahoma) size (9) and control background and foreground colors are the same.
    ...
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    Re: TreeView - Wierd Behavior or by Design?

    Thanks for responses:



    VB5 -- comctl32.ocx
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