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  1. Re: Ho do I create a "Please Wait..." window behind a process...

    I did that and it's just the same. Maybe I did something wrong then. Anyway, it doesn't work this way. The thing is that the background worker isn't finished until I manually close the form2 window....
  2. Re: Ho do I create a "Please Wait..." window behind a process...

    Doesn't work. The thing is at first it did close the form and then gave me an error but I can't remember what it was. And now it's just doing nothing.
  3. Re: Ho do I create a "Please Wait..." window behind a process...

    Can anybody please help? Could I write something else to close this form by code when the background worker finishes?
  4. Re: Ho do I create a "Please Wait..." window behind a process...

    Hello again,

    I didn't like the .Show method because I don't want the user to be able to do anything while the process runs so I decided to go with the Background Worker. Now, the simplest way to...
  5. Re: Ho do I create a "Please Wait..." window behind a process...

    Thx. Good ideas. I will try both oh these and see how it behaves.

    Cheers
  6. Ho do I create a "Please Wait..." window behind a process...

    Hello,

    I have a vb 2010 access database application and I am interested to create a window that says something like: "Project loading. Please wait...".

    This is because there are some...
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    Re: Datagridview cellstyle format

    Ok. I tried to make a separate application to see how it works and I noticed that if you declare a "single" variable and assign for example 3.10 to it within the code then the zero automatically...
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    Re: Datagridview cellstyle format

    K. Thx. I'll try and do it that way
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    [RESOLVED] Datagridview cellstyle format

    Hello everyone,

    I have a question for formating a cell style in a data grid view.

    I need to display numbers with two digits after comma but without zeros. So far I have found this:

    ...
  10. Re: Query in a Access Database from a list of string

    Hello,

    Thank you very much. That works just fine. I didn't know about Join but now I learned it.

    Thx.
  11. Query in a Access Database from a list of string

    Hello,

    I have an access database with 2 tables - Companies and Contacts.

    Now I want to have a search textBox in my form and search a particular contact and then put all the Companies that have...
  12. Re: Change DataGridView Cell or Column Value Type

    That's perfect. I don't need your insults anyway.
  13. Re: Change DataGridView Cell or Column Value Type

    K. Seems like someone's having a bad day. "Ingrate"??? You don't even know me. How dare you call me that way? I was just looking for some help.

    Anyway, please don't bother writing anything...
  14. Re: Change DataGridView Cell or Column Value Type

    K. I'l search some more. Don't think I didn't search msdn. I did and I tried different approaches. The last one seemed that should work but it it didn't.

    Anyway, thx for nothing.
  15. Re: Change DataGridView Cell or Column Value Type

    And how should I do this? Can you be more specific?

    I use this code to fill the dgv.


    With Me.myDataGridView
    .DataSource = myDataSet
    .DataMember = "myDataMember"
    ...
  16. Change DataGridView Cell or Column Value Type

    Hello,

    I have an Access database and a datagridview to display the data from the database. One column is Decimal type but I want for the cells that are "0.00" to be displayed as "--" in the...
  17. Re: How do I create a settings file for my project?

    Ok, that sound even better. I will try and modify my app this way and see how it works. Thx.
  18. Re: How do I create a settings file for my project?

    It's just a text file where I am writing some info. For example I have some projects organized by year. If a user selects a year and a project from that year, then I want my app to start at that...
  19. Re: How do I create a settings file for my project?

    That works. Thx a lot. It's just what I needed. I just edited the Windows Setting located in the Project Settings and it works fine.

    What about my.settings? Is there another way?

    Cheers.
  20. How do I create a settings file for my project?

    Hello everyone,

    I have a question that I searched on the internet but I couldn't find an answer. I have a project that is installing in Program Files and I have a text file in that folder that I...
  21. Re: I want an alternative to SQL/MySQL Database

    Thx FunkyDexter for your comment. You are right in every aspect of what you said, I just realized it. When you first think of how to solve a problem you never now how deep it actually goes and you...
  22. Re: I want an alternative to SQL/MySQL Database

    Thx techgnome for you advice. Could you please give me some arguments as to why I shouldn't use the above method? The idea behind the multiple db (each project with its own db) is because I have...
  23. Re: I want an alternative to SQL/MySQL Database

    Thank you crmfghtr for VistaDB. I will take a look and see how it fits. Yesterday I changed some of my code using Access database. I am doing everything by code (connections, datasets, datatables,...
  24. Re: I want an alternative to SQL/MySQL Database

    Probably. Anyway, I tried a lot of things, all the possible connection strings, I got a lot of different errors, read a lot of forums, a lot of problems and solutions... and to be honest I'm tired of...
  25. Re: I want an alternative to SQL/MySQL Database

    I mean LAN. I did what you were saying but I couldn't make it work. Anyway, I didn't like the idea of SQL Server in the first place because it is too complicated for what I need. Besides, I am not a...
  26. Re: I want an alternative to SQL/MySQL Database

    What about Local Database (SQL Server Compact 3.5 database for local data)? As I understand there is no need for SQL Server to be installed. Is it easier to work with? And can I put it on a server...
  27. [RESOLVED] I want an alternative to SQL/MySQL Database

    Hello everybody,

    Here is my problem. I developed a application for my job using a SQL Database (SQL Server 2008R2). It works ok on my local computer but this is only because I have spent many...
  28. I can't connect to a MySQL Database on a web server

    Hello,

    I am trying to connect to a MySQL database that is on a web server using VB 2010 and I can't do it.

    I have a clean Windows 7 install, clean Visual Studio 2010 Professional and MySQL NET...
  29. Re: How can I get the physical path ofa a database?

    No no no. I didn't make myself clear. So this app manages the projects of a company. For each project that the company develops it gives a code and a name to the project. No each project has got...
  30. How can I get the physical path ofa a database?

    Hello,

    I have a question regarding the physical path of a database. How can I get it in a string?

    I have this app that has many different projects in it. Each project has a given code. What I...
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    Re: [RESOLVED] Connection.open - is it a must?

    Well, then I'll leave it like this. It seems to work very well. I get no errors until now. Thank you very much for your support.

    Cheers!
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    Re: [RESOLVED] Connection.open - is it a must?

    Hello,

    I have to come back with a question although I marked it resolved. As Funky Dexter said it's a mystery how it works. Well I want to ask you where should I look and see why it works? The...
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    Re: Connection.open - is it a must?

    One more quick question. As I understood, it is possible that certain operations over the database could not accomplished right away. So as I read on msdn, they say: "The Close method rolls back any...
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    Re: Connection.open - is it a must?

    Ok. I got it now. Well I really appreciate your help, thx a lot. I will make some changes now to my code accordingly and see how it works. My app is almost done, I just have to make it work ok over a...
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    Re: Connection.open - is it a must?

    Thanks techgnome for your answer. So, from what i understand, your suggestion is to use something like this:

    [CODE]
    Dim newRec As New tableName With {.......}

    Con.open()...
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    Re: Connection.open - is it a must?

    Hm. I'll check the code and see where it happens and come back... When should I use the con.close() command?
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    [RESOLVED] Connection.open - is it a must?

    Hello,

    I have this app with database and I have a question regarding the connection. Please note that I am a beginner and this is my first database app.
    I created my db in SQL Management Studio...
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    Re: SQL Server Compact or SQL Server 2008R2

    Thank you jmcilhinney for your answer but I said this because in the properties window of my mdf file, inside vb, there is this string:

    "Data Source=.\SQLEXPRESS;AttachDbFilename="H:\Visual Basic...
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    Re: SQL Server Compact or SQL Server 2008R2

    Ok. Thank you for your suggestions. Suppose I stick to the SQL Server 2008 R2 solution. Will the following steps be correct? Is this the right way of thinking?

    1. Choose a PC to be the server....
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    Re: SQL Server Compact or SQL Server 2008R2

    Ok. I have to clarify something. I think I used the word users in a wrong way. What I meant is that there will be 4 people using the application and the 4 of them will access the same database. So I...
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