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  1. SQL 2000 stored proc problem, force prog to quit

    I have a VB6 app that creates an ADO connection and runs a stored procedure. The app often runs simultaneously with itself, multiple times.

    It works fine, most of the time, however... we...
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    Re: [2005] Diff between Assem and File ver

    Thanks DavT...What does "strongly named" mean?

    Do you know... which version does an installshield package use to evaluate a change in the "version"?
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    [2005] Diff between Assem and File ver

    Can someone explain the difference between an application's Assembly Version and its File Version? I am concerned about installation upgrades, that "new versions" are laid down. Should I just make...
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    Re: [2005] Jump to topic in CHM

    Figured it out...from the beginning:

    Drag a helpprovider control onto the form. Make sure you set ShowHelp on HelpProvider to True

    Then set:


    Me.HelpProvider1.HelpNamespace = g_sInstallDir...
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    Re: [2005] Jump to topic in CHM

    That's not what I'm looking for--I don't want to have to put code in every keypress event on every control to get help.

    Besides, the syntax on the last one is not correct--don't know what that's...
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    [RESOLVED] [2005] Jump to topic in CHM

    I've read the help on HelpProvider SetHelpKeyword Method. It says:



    So, in the Form_Load event, I execute:


    HelpProvider1.SetHelpKeyword(Me, "mytopic.htm")
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    Re: [2005] write registry in vista

    Schoolbus (I love your photo): You didn't read this whole thread, and I can't blame you...Yes, silent mode is diff from the others in that, yes, no forms are shown. Everything executes inside a...
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    Re: [2005] write registry in vista

    How do I tell my customer that? I'm being sarcastic too, but I can't be picky about where they install this really simple program!! (I'll let you know what it is when it's done, if you like?)
  9. [2005] Vista-turn off registry virtualization?

    I've learned that Vista will write reg values to the user's virtual store if the user attempts to write to the registry. Is there a way to turn this off, or write to the registry with elevated...
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    Re: [2005] write registry in vista

    Thanks. I know what it means and I can run it as administrator and get it to write to the registry.

    Okay, I half-way figured it out. If I run as administrator, it writes the key to the...
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    Re: [2005] write registry in vista

    I am an "administrator". When the install runs, it asks one question to allow the install to continue or not and I allow it. And, as I said, it does succeed in writing the registry from the...
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    Re: [2005] write registry in vista

    My app can be run silently to run code to "license" itself--that is, write some key to the registry. You can also run it as a GUI to do what it's meant to do, as well as call up a form to "apply a...
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    Re: [2005] write registry in vista

    Actually, the problem is not exactly as I stated. I'm a little puzzled about what is the case. If you want to follow along, here are facts:

    The installation launches myapp.exe blah which...
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    [2005] write registry in vista

    Okay, I'm really, really lazy. Plus, I don't have time to find where to read, then to read and then change my code on how to write to the registry in Vista. So don't yell at me. I'm lazy and I'm...
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    Re: [RESOLVED] [2005 or any?] Using HLP file

    Oh yeah, I forgot about keypreview. I knew there was a way but I forgot how to trap F1. Does that work in 2005? I'll check it out. Thanks!
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    Re: [2005 or any?] Using HLP file

    Thanks Andrew, you led me in the right direction and it worked.

    If you use coding like this:


    Public Sub ShowHelp(ByVal frm As Form, ByVal lTopic As Long)
    WinHelp(frm.Handle,...
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    Re: [2005 or any?] Using HLP file

    Wow. Thanks for that really good try. When I get a chance, I will check it out in the next couple of days. That's the closest solution I've seen.
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    Re: [2005 or any?] Using HLP file

    I don't know how to do that with the help program I'm using (really old--RoboHelp for Word 2000!).

    These are the answers I've seen before. Conclusion: it can't be done!

    But thank you.
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    [RESOLVED] [2005 or any?] Using HLP file

    I've searched for the answer to this on this site. I see people asking this question, but no one giving the answer they want to hear or I want to hear.

    I've got a compiled help project:...
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    Re: [2005] Get domain name

    YES! Thank you. I knew it was easy, I just couldn't find it. Thanks.
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    [RESOLVED] [2005] Get domain name

    Anyone know what .net class and and maybe code to use to get the computer's domain name?
  22. Re: How to get path to user's public directory in Vista?

    Does
    Environ("USERPROFILE") solve your problem?
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    Re: Public values and static vars

    Quest #1: You might be describing a property (i.e. Property Get/Let) if you're module is a class. Otherwise you can do something like:


    Private m_sMyString as String
    ...
    Public Function...
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    Re: Datagridview columnheaders

    Shoot. It was a docking problem. The columns were hidden under a toolstrip.

    gee thanks anyway.
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    [RESOLVED] Datagridview columnheaders

    I have an unbound datagridview on a form. If I run "select *..." and bind the table to the grid, I get column headers.

    I have another form with an unbound datagridview, but my query selects on...
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    Re: [2005] debugging

    aahhhhh. Thank you so much!!!
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    Re: [2005] debugging

    I have error handling in my code. i.e. on error goto ...

    I don't want to have to rem out that code so it will break. In VB6 you could set in the options "break on all errors".
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    [RESOLVED] [2005] debugging

    I'm lazy and can't find this. How do you make the setting in VS 2005 to break on all errors?
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    Re: Graphics.DrawString question

    Thanks for explaining. Yes, the pageunit is Display.

    Ok, so if I want to print a column at 3.5" from where the margin begins, iLeft should be 350?
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    Re: Graphics.DrawString question

    thanks, but not helping :(
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    Graphics.DrawString question

    I've braced myself, and it's Friday and I don't care if anyone yells at me.

    I haven't printed a report since dot-matrix days and a programming language where TAB meant something and I could print...
  32. Re: [2005] auto-drop datagridview combo

    In case you care, I found the answer on another msdn forum page:

    trap the datagridview keydown event and use sendkeys {F4}
  33. Re: [2005] auto-drop datagridview combo

    That does not at all address my question. Thanks anyway.
  34. [RESOLVED] [2005] auto-drop datagridview combo

    I've tried various ways of doing this but nothing is working. I want the down-arrow to dropdown a datagridview's combo box.

    I've tried using the KeyDown event, but I cannot seem to get at the...
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    Re: [2005] get controls in container

    duh. thanks. good idea.
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    Re: [2005] get controls in container

    That's what I thought-- dragging them onto the panel would do it, and I see that because if I move the panel the controls move with it. But I'm telling you that the controls are in none of those...
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    [2005] get controls in container

    After I designed a form, I decided I wanted to group controls. I knew that if I cut and pasted, the underlying code would be lost as all the newly pasted control events would be suffixed with _1 and...
  38. [2005] DataGridView Addnew--start in 1st column

    When I click the AddNew button on the toolstrip of a bound datagridview, an empty row is added at the bottom of the grid, but the cell with focus is in the last column that had focus.

    How do you...
  39. Re: [2005] datagridview, validation and project settings?

    Same version of Visual Studio (2005). But I realized when I woke up this morning that I'm using diff versions of SQL server. At work, SQL 2000. At home SQL 2005 Express.
  40. [2005] datagridview, validation and project settings?

    I'm home from work trying to play with the datagridview to figure out some things. I created a simple project with a dataset of the northwind "categories" table that I dragged onto a form using the...
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