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    VS 2017 Re: How can I let my app expire?

    Here are some ideas for your app to expire:

    * Store it's installation date on a server for your app to check. Your app will also get the current date from your server to check against the...
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    VS 2017 Re: How can I let my app expire?

    Removed. Was a double comment.
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    VS 2017 Re: How can I let my app expire?

    I was tired when I wrote the Terms of Use example. Go with uninstall instead of self-destruct. :bigyello:
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    VS 2017 Re: How can I let my app expire?

    Also make it to where your application, even after she pays, will only work on her pc. If your application can't indentify her pc by Windows version, system name, and product key, it wont work. This...
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    VS 2017 Re: How can I let my app expire?

    Must? Schoemr, you don't have to do anything, specially if you're not being paid. Also, don't give her the source code!

    If she's only paying for your app and work on her pc after she starts her...
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    Re: Paywall/Google incognito view

    Abhijit is right. The Washington Post detects if you're blocking ad servers by firewall since that works like an ad blocker, but there is a way to get around their ban to read their content, and if I...
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    Re: Post Race!

    I remember seeing gopher mounds in the fields that were popping up in our direction every year, but that came to a halt 30 meters from our garden when we got our cat.

    She likes to gift us one or...
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    Re: Multi-Billion Dollar Idea

    How does that square with your idea of transferring your consciousness to a clone? Unless your transferring the soul as part of that you're still dying. And if you can transfer the soul to a clone...
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    Re: Combining images

    lawvictor, if I was in your shoes, I would store all the images in a zip file, but change the extension of the zip to something like sjpeg (Super Jpeg). You then display your images from custom zip...
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    Re: Multi-Billion Dollar Idea

    ...and anything else that could interfer with the teleportation. Conscious teleportation would be the safest bet. Hell, this form of teleportation could lead to immortality to preserve skills and new...
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    Re: Multi-Billion Dollar Idea

    Hey, quantum repeaters for my teleporter idea will be called Tele-Peters! :p

    Thanks, Shaggy!
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    Quantum Mind Teleportation - Transfering a person's conscious mind to a clone

    Lets get back to dclamp's idea, but change it to quantum teleportation, where your conscious mind is teleported to a station where it's programmed into a clone. :bigyello:

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    After a...
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    VS 2019 Re: Help to draw on bitmap

    Koen, to properly format code in your comments, you need press # to get [ CODE ] [ /CODE ].

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    Your code needs to be placed in the middle of those tags: [ CODE ] Your code [ /CODE ]
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    Re: double post issues

    Was the auto-post recently added because of VBForums auto-logout. I wish someone would do away with both!
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    VS 2010 Re: A Star algorithm

    Yusuf, you need to state what the problem is in this thread's title. Not "A Star algorithm". Your thread before this one has that title! It tells us nothing about what your problem is in the forum.
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  16. VS 2019 Re: RichTextBox Type in Formatting Codes.. Best Way To Do This?

    Copy of previous post removed.
  17. VS 2019 Re: RichTextBox Type in Formatting Codes.. Best Way To Do This?

    What you need to do is create a hidden WebBrowser. Write text to it with 1st RichTextBox, then select all and copy from the WebBrowser and paste it into the 2nd RichTextBox.

    The only problem with...
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    Re: Multiplication symbol

    How about just using good-old .

    When "" is pressed on a keyboard's number pad, just make sure the macro processor doesn't show "*", but only uses "*" in the background to provide multiplication...
  19. Re: How do I determine my router's IP address?

    If you're on a Windows based system, click Start, and in the search box on the bottom of the Start menu enter CMD, then select cmd.exe to get the Command Prompt window.

    Within the command prompt...
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    Re: Multi-Billion Dollar Idea

    Uh-oh! Maybe you can reverse this laughing error by teleporting from where you was recieved back to the sending teleporter.

    If that doesn't work, I'm sure you can turn this into a positive thing,...
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    Re: Multi-Billion Dollar Idea

    I stuck with UDP, and one of the packets was duplicated, so now I have an extra thumb.[/QUOTE]

    Shaggy, maybe you should check yourself for other errors:

    * one arm longer than the other
    *...
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    Re: Multi-Billion Dollar Idea

    So we went from VR internet to flying vehicles? :ehh:

    I'm not sure how sonar would get a vehicle off the ground, but I know it would disrupt any life below it.



    Ever wonder why this idea...
  23. Maintain Caret Reset Position in RichTextBox

    I created a demostration to show how to track a caret's current location in a RichTextBox, that can also record and reset the caret to a recorded position. The problem is if you record the caret's...
  24. Track, Record, Set RichTextBox Caret Position

    This project demonstrates how to track the current location of a richtextbox caret, record it's current location, with the option to return it to it's previously recorded location. It's not perfect,...
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    Re: Please translate...

    HannahBaker, I'm sure Bonker Gudd translated this pic's English into English by now, but thanks anyway for this solution. You're just 16 years too late! :eek:
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    VS 2017 Re: WinForms UI Controls - to purchase

    Hey, schoemr. Just discovered that my old project above loses it's alignment if it has too many lines pasted into it. I think the problem has something to do with the pasted text size, so anything...
  27. Re: VBForums should inform members if a thread and it's replies are years old when re

    Shaggy is right. If someone by chance comes across an old post and offers a solution, it will help others in the future.

    I started this thread after discovering a response in the Support Images...
  28. Re: Unable to get transparent image in picturebox to stay transparent

    No problem, Jumper.

    Hey, Paul said it before about ditching the picturebox, but instead of drawing this image to the background of the listview, draw it to the background at the desired location...
  29. Re: VBForums should inform members if a thread and it's replies are years old when re

    167751

    Clicking "Yes" would open the new thread composer for the same forum where the old thread was found.

    Clicking "Cancel" would make them leave Advanced reply mode, and "Quick Reply" wont...
  30. Re: Unable to get transparent image in picturebox to stay transparent

    Hey, Jumper. Maybe you'll find this interesting. I discovered a custom listView control with a transparent background:

    http://www.vbforums.com/showthread.php?597891-2008-Transparent-ListView
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    VS 2017 Transparent RichTextBox inside Buffered Panel

    Transparent RichTextbox:

    Public Class TransparentRTB
    Inherits RichTextBox

    Public Sub InitializeComponent()
    End Sub

    Protected Overrides ReadOnly Property CreateParams As...
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    VS 2017 Re: WinForms UI Controls - to purchase

    It's not a control, but you might find this handy one day, schoemr:

    Numbered Lined RichTextBox:

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  33. Re: Unable to get transparent image in picturebox to stay transparent

    Why thank me? I haven't posted anything in this thread.;)[/QUOTE]

    Paul, it's just a pre-thanks for when you do. :D




    I'm sure he knows how to use Google, Passel. :bigyello:

    Just kidding,...
  34. Re: VBForums should inform members if a thread and it's replies are years old when re

    Still a warning would help prevent this problem. I edited my comment above, showing what this pop-up could look like.
  35. VBForums should inform members if a thread and it's replies are years old when reply

    I see it every once in a while where a new member replies to a thread or comment that's extremely old. Right now on VBForums home page, members can click a reply to a 2004 comment that launched a...
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    Re: Multi-Billion Dollar Idea

    I agree with PlausiblyDamp. A virtual world wouldn't work for online shopping. Most people prefer product results and info about it to be displayed instantaneously, so they wouldn't waste time...
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    VS 2017 Re: [RESOLVED] Prevent control flickering

    How about having a few custom transparent richtextboxes act like more. Transparent, so you could have an image of a form as your background.

    Anyway, each line of these richtextboxes will represent...
  38. VS 2017 Re: [RESOLVED] How to make new column when drawn Listview items are greater than scre

    [Deleted my comment] :)
  39. Re: What is After Effect and how to make animation at graphics.

    I'm sure he was talking about Adobe After Effects. I just wonder what Google search term brought him here.
  40. Does adding images from a URL to a thread count against your VBForums data limit?

    I'm currently using 4.17 MB of my 9.54 MB uploadable limit on VBForums. If I add an image from a URL to a new thread, does that automatically get added to my list of files and images I've uploaded...
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