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  1. Re: [RESOLVED] VB5 and Windows 10 - General Questions

    Minimize, Restore Mouse Hover seems to be linked to DPI Aware.
    https://stackoverflow.com/questions/31630280/how-to-make-hovering-over-minimize-maximize-and-close-buttons-behave
  2. Re: [RESOLVED] VB5 and Windows 10 - General Questions

    Agree, just did it for test purposes.



    Agree. Back to mouseover Minimize, etc. this AM. Appears difference was when running APP from IDE (no mouseover)
    versus compiled (mouseover).


    So...
  3. Re: [RESOLVED] VB5 and Windows 10 - General Questions

    dilettante:
    Tried to implement the link.
    In case at hand no LAN, just a single computer.
    Whether I go with Group Policy or entering the UNC directly as suggested by one poster as a better option,...
  4. Re: [RESOLVED] VB5 and Windows 10 - General Questions

    dilettante: Thank You. Interesting Article. Read but have now tried to implement yet.
    Will post back after attempt to implement.
  5. Re: [RESOLVED] VB5 and Windows 10 - General Questions

    Another thing I just came across (Win10) is:
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    When I execute one of my Apps (compiled) -- just an EXE have not used Package and Deployment - Windows asks me...
  6. Re: [RESOLVED] VB5 and Windows 10 - General Questions

    Steve Grant and Others:
    Thanks for posting.

    Mr. Grant. You're correct meant HEIGHT not Width.
    Will double check properties but nothing changed my end other than Win10 Upgrade....
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    Re: [RESOLVED] Classic Shell in Win 10

    jdc2000:
    Thanks for responding.
    Saw the GitHub link at Classic Shell but haven't had a chance to pursue it yet.
  8. Re: VB5 and Windows 10 - General Questions

    DataMiser:
    Thanks for responding.
    Your comments confirm what I am seeing.
    Not necessarily bad. Something different.
    The one thing I don't particularly like is:
    1) the Minimize and Restore...
  9. Re: VB5 and Windows 10 - General Questions

    LaVolpe: Thanks for responding.
    My philosophy "Aint' Broke Don't Fix It" and KISS collides with M$ at times.



    Windows 10
    Version: 1909
    Build: 18363.476
  10. [RESOLVED] VB5 and Windows 10 - General Questions

    Upgraded from Win7 to Win10 this weekend.
    So far, everything seems to be working with just a few issues -- might be me.

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    Background 1
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    In regard to VB5 have...
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    Re: Classic Shell in Win 10

    Mr. Jones:
    Thanks for responding and suggestions. Will pursue.
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    Re: Classic Shell in Win 10

    dilettante:

    Figured I'd probably have to live with the Win10 shell but "No Harm in asking for a solution" IMHO.
    One thing I have found is that it appears only 1 shortcut to the same file can be...
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    [RESOLVED] Classic Shell in Win 10

    Just upgraded Win7 to Win10.
    First time I've played with Win10.
    Like most, prefer the old Classic Shell as have used it forever.
    Went to the Classic Shell site (http://classicshell.net/) and saw...
  14. Re: Window 10 and Language Pack Licensing

    Missed the opportunity for free Window 10 Upgrade from 7 so looking for good deal if I can find one.
    M$ has all this @#$%& stratification (Enterprise, Pro, Home, etc.) as well as Retail, OEM and who...
  15. [RESOLVED] Window 10 and Language Pack Licensing

    Looking at purchasing a Windows 10 Pro Version, but is showing the language pack as "U...sh"

    This link to Microsoft for language packs does NOT even list this as a valid language....
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    Re: Stack and Code Efficiency

    Shaggy Hiker:
    Thanks for the comment and reminder.
    Try and do as posted in my normal coding - NOT - that it can't always be improved.


    They kinda go hand in hand though.
    As per my example if...
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    Re: Stack and Code Efficiency

    Thanks for responding.

    (1)
    Found this excellent reference:
    https://users.ece.cmu.edu/~koopman/stack_computers/index.html

    (2)
    qvb6: Will check out the Profiler as appears best way to get...
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    Re: Stack and Code Efficiency

    Thanks All for input.
    Was not worried about any specific function, just an overall approach to every function I write to get as much speed as possible for a specific APP.

    passel:
    Your...
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    [RESOLVED] Stack and Code Efficiency

    Trying to determine best way to make more efficient code.
    In this regard trying to understand:
    1) how the stack in interacting with a local procedure
    2) whether a copy is being made which may...
  20. Re: StrPtr( ) for UDT has a strange problem

    For those of us who may be confused over casting versus conversion here's a good explanation:
    https://techdifferences.com/difference-between-type-casting-and-type-conversion.html
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    Re: Text boxes that allow user input

    This is by design. When you exit the program or shut off the computer memory is cleared.
    Part of programming is learning how to code to save the data.
    For example you can use various methods ...
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    Re: Set Form = Nothing is realy necessary?

    This might help.

    http://www.devx.com/tips/Tip/12285
  23. Re: [RESOLVED] Windows August 2019 Update break "Beep"

    Eduardo, dilettante -- thanks for suggestion, but had already confirmed OS settings OK.
    Per post #3 API: PlaySound works.

    Edit: Here's a link to some history on Beep issue. Not applicable in my...
  24. Re: Windows August 2019 Update break "Beep"

    dilettante: Thanks for checking.
    In my case worked fine a couple weeks ago, just noticed issue prior to post.
    No hardware changes my end.
    Also found API: MessageBeep does Not generate any sound....
  25. [RESOLVED] Windows August 2019 Update break "Beep"

    Just noticed VB5 "Beep" is NOT working in one of my programs.
    Works fine from Window7 Control Panel.
    Have Not tried API.
    API Beep is NOT working either.

    Could someone please confirm if VB5/6...
  26. Re: How Many People are Sticking around Until the end of VB6

    Language choice has nothing to do about selecting and using a particular language.
    Marketing, and the need to keep selling "something new" in order to generate sales / profits by those in control...
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    Re: Apartment Model, MDI, and Modal Forms

    That's correct and currently by design as no conflict to date with any of the modal forms.
    Just trying to cover all the "unknowns" for potential conflict.
    Will see if I can find the DoEvents thread...
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    Re: Apartment Model, MDI, and Modal Forms

    Eduardo:

    Previously had various flags, but didn't see where they helped or hurt.
    Will take another look see.

    FWIW:
    As luck would have it -- dilettante just replied to another question here: ...
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    Re: Apartment Model, MDI, and Modal Forms

    Eduardo: Thank you for responding.


    It is a MDI App with multiple client windows.
    Your point is well taken that certain types of actions may cause issues and would need to be screened for.
    ...
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    Apartment Model, MDI, and Modal Forms

    I have an MDI where i use various Modal forms invoked (initiated) from the MDI menu.
    Since VB is a single apartment model, it was (is) my understanding that any modal form
    would stop action other...
  31. Re: Get Firefox Master List of About:Config

    4x2y

    Thanks a bunch for your efforts on my behalf.
    Also idea about using a macro.
    Will try and put one together as had also wanted my associated settings -- but what you provided is a GREAT...
  32. Re: Get Firefox Master List of About:Config

    VB.NET.Developer
    Thank you for responding.

    Based on your post it appears using the "Gecko webbrowser engine" you're getting the same thing I am -- ability to single copy 1 item - using Firefox....
  33. [RESOLVED] Get Firefox Master List of About:Config

    I wanted to get a master listing of ALL "about:config" names and settings for my current Firefox version.
    It appears one can copy EACH but no way I can see to get a copy of ALL.
    Never done any VB...
  34. Re: Position MDI Modal Window Next to Shelled App Window

    Bobbles:
    Thanks for responding.
    Not sure how to proceed on this one.
    APP of interest can't be posted and coming up with a surrogate may be more effort than its worth.
    Had hoped someone else had...
  35. [RESOLVED] Position MDI Modal Window Next to Shelled App Window

    As title states I have Shelled App that can be toggled ONTOP of the MDI or hidden behind it.
    When it is ONTOP and I bring up a Modal Window called from the MDI menu the modal form
    sometimes is...
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    Fix Corrupt AccessDB - Solution For

    This may be worth making a sticky or putting in FAQ on Databases.

    I recently had a corrupted AccessDB,
    All Sys indexes Invalid (per Access) and nothing showed in Tables or Queries.
    While I...
  37. Re: Execute Multiple SQL Dependent Queries ond After Another

    techgnome:
    Put together a little example for you.
    It Works. Can't explain it !!!!!!
    My apologizes for taking up the forums time.
    Here's example - may help someone else.



    Private Sub...
  38. Re: Execute Multiple SQL Dependent Queries ond After Another

    No big secret. Got to crawl before walk.
    Not focused on "ANY given query" per se at this point even the one that failed with multiple subqueries.
    MOST INTERESTED in the process so I can...
  39. Re: Execute Multiple SQL Dependent Queries ond After Another

    Thanks all for responding:
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    techgnome
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    Some History:
    1) I first tried to execute a SQL query which included multiple SubQueries as part of SELECT.
    While the...
  40. [RESOLVED] Execute Multiple SQL Dependent Queries ond After Another

    I believe this is a VB5/6 question NOT an Office or Database question.

    I'm using Access and have made some stored queries (see below) for testing.
    In Access query Builder, I:
    1) Execute (double...
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