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    Re: The Loss of a VBForum Member

    I am joining the mourners here expressing their sorrow. I did not know Gruff well but I did come across some of his posts from time to time. R.I.P. Tom. Your daughter's testimony was quite poignant....
  2. Re: Play sound from specific second until specific second. { In Visual Basic 6.0 }

    All passel said and more. Easy to do. Google : VB6 MCI and you'll find numerous of beginner projects to accomplish through the MCI low level API. I can't post (simple) code because my MCI projects...
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    Re: Win10.2 Requires Driver Signing

    Dear Microsoft, I have my little shovel, my little bucket and my little dirt truck. Why can't I play in your sandbox anymore?
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    Re: Win10 AppCompat VB6 IDE

    More catholic than that, Pope Francis would be out of a job :D
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    Re: Here we go again...

    I hear what you say and I could reply that, at 72k or 80k or whatever, this is still way above the average income of a typical family, so you are one of the lucky ones and you would retort whatever...
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    Re: Here we go again...

    Ok, I stand corrected about Kodak. I remember them filing for bankrupcy a few years ago. Apparently they sold their soul (patents) to emerge out of it. Kodak came to my mind as I was a professional...
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    Re: Here we go again...

    Ever heard of math? I am the old guard and I just can't wait to die because, and I kid you not on this, every single day I wake up I feel so much shame about this messed up world I am passing along...
  8. Re: Is S y s t e m 3 2 a word that's not allowed in these forums?

    I can only guess our demise has been falsely reported. But watch out.... meteor night tonight ;)
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    Re: Here we go again...

    I agree. I decided to post an ideological utopistic comment mostly in order to press on an opinion shared by many on how the political system is broken, and avoid the Dem-Rep clash on going...
  10. Re: Is S y s t e m 3 2 a word that's not allowed in these forums?

    Hummm so lemme guess.... you're a dinosaur ? :D
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    Re: Here we go again...

    Amen to that. Thanks to the do nothing congress. There are urgent issues to be addressed. There are solutions to those. Those solutions are known, but traditional politics as this country has known...
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    Re: July 29th Free "Upgrades" End

    Yes, I have been aware of Win10 Anniversary Edition for a little while now. I thought it was common knowledge and did not go the distance of mentioning it here.

    Anyway, more info and food for...
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    Re: July 29th Free "Upgrades" End

    Anyone using 7 or 8 and want to protect themselves from these situations has to turn Windows Update off immediately. Sometimes in the spring, a Windows Update set to automatic would start installing...
  14. Thread: Program Testers

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    Re: Program Testers

    There are pros and cons to everything. While I do agree your node-GUI is the right thing for your program, is does not necessarily means a script approach is exclusive. These are issues that each of...
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    Re: July 29th Free "Upgrades" End

    My biggest pet peeve about Win10 (TP at the time), besides being ugly, is that it does not let you drag-drop a file with any extension on a Notepad shortcut. Something I use umpteen times a day. Only...
  16. Re: Is S y s t e m 3 2 a word that's not allowed in these forums?

    What would make you thing S ystem 32 or s ystem 32 is a verboten word? This?

    139701
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    Re: Smart list shortening?

    Plenty efficient, looping through arrays is lighting fast. But most importantly, this approach would yield to easy to write and re-read code, instead of other more convoluted approach.
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    Re: Smart list shortening?

    What i would do in this situation is dim an array (1 to 20), then inspect each #1, #2, #3 etc and toggle the values for each index of the array according to range.... when done, rewrite the # list by...
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    Re: bControlIsContainer function

    Good to know. I don't use user controls. I just threw a quick one in. I kind of thought there was a simple solution about it but did not pursue the matter further.

    Don't use debug.print much...
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    Re: bControlIsContainer function

    In pure VB code, on top of my head in a few minutes, this is what I came up with. Seems to work pretty good.

    Notes :

    1- In a bas module, it is not form dependent, minimal code
    2- You might not...
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    Re: July 29th Free "Upgrades" End

    Actually, the computer I used when I signed in for the Win10 TP program was built with an old (but brand new) motherboard I bought 8 or more years ago as a potential backup. The motherboard had spend...
  22. Re: Is the forum off an hour since the reboot this AM?

    I have long thought the Forum times were one hour off. This thread puzzled me so I did some checking.

    First conclusion : all is well : All times are GMT -5. All times are correct.

    A couple of...
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    Re: color issue long to webrowser

    The color by number you mentioned is actually pure blue, not a light blue. Anyway, that should get you going.



    Private Sub Command1_Click()

    Dim somecolor As Long
    somecolor = RGB(255, 255,...
  24. Thread: Program Testers

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    Re: Program Testers

    My thoughts :

    1- About bitmap filters : no matter what your code and interface, you just can not remove the trial-and-error method entirely out of the equation.

    2-About graphics in general : if...
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    Re: Program Testers

    I am following progress, well sort of. I find your filters much inspiring but the rest of the interface a bit less so. It's not as much a "criticizing" thing as much as a "not for me" kind of thing....
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    Re: July 29th Free "Upgrades" End

    It's a fallacious argument to say that there are alternatives to Windows. In many cases, there are none. My customers, all Fortune 500 companies, pay me to write software for PC, if only for the fact...
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    Re: July 29th Free "Upgrades" End

    So this year I go to buy a car.... salesman says to me : this time around, designers went for ugly, we think they have succeeded. I turn around to see if there is another car lot across the street?...
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    Re: July 29th Free "Upgrades" End

    Call it flat if you want, I call it ugly. I can't remember the last time I went to buy a car and picked the ugliest one.
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    Re: WinZip for Windows XP

    Strange, been reading that 20.5 is XP compatible.

    Anyway, 40 or so older versions if winzip available here. I am just posting a link, I did not download anything from the site. It appears ok...
  30. Re: VB6: UBound Returns Zero or Negative Value

    If your data is contained in files where lines are delimited only with chr(10), do yourself a favor : use FSO.

    And lose the habit of splitting whole text files for lines, line input processing...
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    Re: July 29th Free "Upgrades" End

    Nope. I have had a few icons in taskbars pressing Win 10 on me lately but they have failed to move me atomic distances nearer to 10.

    Let's see. I have brand names boxes running XP, Vista, Win 7...
  32. Re: Read pixel, twips or other scalemod coordinates in picturebox.?

    Code presented here was only to show as simple a solution to as simple a case problem as exposed in the OP's first post. Obviously, that is an over-simplified case based on an easy to solve problem....
  33. Re: Read pixel, twips or other scalemod coordinates in picturebox.?

    Lots of fuss over not much. Assuming there is a single circle of black pixels entirely contained in the picturebox, there is hardly any need for a listbox containing pixels, re-ordering or sorting...
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    Re: describe in a word

    John Lennon would have answered that one with : state of mind. In fact he did in one of the Beatles best ever song.

    Now that would apply to thoughts and feelings. Information has no soul, so :...
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    Re: One Question Poll Topics

    Funny you're saying that, the Stargate (my choice) is the only survey I answered in a long while, mostly because it was so light headed in nature.

    I do agree though that surveys related to...
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    Re: What if there was a NEW vb6

    Why make things simple when you can make them complicated?

    That's how american astronauts ended hitch-hiking their ride up to the ISS on a soviet firecracker and why .Net blows.
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    Re: Happy 25th Birthday, VB!

    Yes, Happy Birthday VB. It was a real fun ride, for a while anyway!
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    Re: Sound player with speed control

    Ok, I see it's a known issue. I never use those common controls in my project, so it went unnoticed. The box is replacing my Vista system (went up in smoke a couple of months ago). Because of...
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    Re: Sound player with speed control

    Win 7/64 : did not work off the bat as posted.

    It appears version for mscomctl.ocx is not the same on my system as that in vbp file.

    After reworking the project, demo worked.

    Inquiring just...
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    Re: Method or data not found?

    You must also create the menu items described in the MSDN page.

    Excerpt from that page:

    Add the following Menu items to the same form using the Menu Editor:

    Caption Name ...
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