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  1. Re: replace Access database with SQL Express LocalDB in VB6 project on Windows 10

    I am doing what you are doing ALL THE TIME -
    VB6 programs that uses Access DBs (.mdb), and they run fine in XP W7 W8.1 W10 (even 64bit W10)
    There should be no need to move your Access DB to a...
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    Re: Help with code logic

    Check out post 6 (Merri) in this codebank page -
    http://www.vbforums.com/showthread.php?157498-Removing-duplicates-from-an-array
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    Re: Where's the VB MRU file?

    If you are using W7 because W10 is a pain in the butt (flippin unannounced updates, or struggles on older PC), I recommend W8.1 instead.
    W8 got a bad rap (probably deserved).
    W8.1 is actually very...
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    Re: Database beginner. I need help.

    Rod Stephens wrote many books on VB6, and later on VB.NET
    His web site has tons of examples.
    Here are a couple -
    http://www.vb-helper.com/howto_ado_flexgrid.html...
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    Re: Database beginner. I need help.

    If you have Office Pro, then you can use 'Access' to create/design your db.
    When you do that, you would create an access file (.mdb or .acc... something in the more recent versions of Office)...
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    Re: Where's the VB MRU file?

    Here are a couple of PSC projects for manipulating the VB6's MRU-
    http://www.planet-source-code.com/vb/scripts/ShowCode.asp?txtCodeId=54901&lngWId=1...
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    Address Lookup/Standardization

    Address Lookup/Standardization
    This may only be of interest to Australian members.
    However the need would be world wide
    And the Australian 'database' that I refer to, surely has overseas...
  8. Re: Please help me on this i dont get it at all. Am just a beginer

    I have never used the Inputbox, but I knocked this up for you.
    You will need a command button called cmdInput and a listbox called List1


    Private Sub cmdInput_Click()
    Dim sInput As String
    ...
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    Re: Email in API VB5

    vbSendMail may be the way to go. (It is free)
    If you search our forum (or codebank ?), you will find discussions/examples.
    It is capable of Fancy text (called html), multiple attachments, etc
    ...
  10. Re: Hi. I want to design a report in runtime..vb6

    I am fairly sure you have not given us enough information.
    Instead (of the lack of info) you could -
    - Copy your project.
    - Trim the heck out of it, but leaving the report bit working.
    - Attach...
  11. Re: Free alternative for Crystal Reports in vb6

    I do all my VB6 on XP Pro Sp3
    Thanks,
    Rob
    PS I use 32bit XP 95% of the time, mainly because my PCs are old, and when they die I can transfer my whole 12 years of running OS, into another PC. In...
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    Re: Replace PopupMenu And Toolbar DropDown

    The lack of a description in the OP (Original Post), means if anyone wishes to get a feeling if it is something they would be interested in downloading - They have to download it to find out....
  13. Re: Unexpected Change in Shell Activation Method

    Depending on the changes I make, I first create a backup of the source code. before making any changes.
    If I a problem now arises, I can always run the backup, to see if it too gets the problem....
  14. Re: Grouping similar strings. ( Spooman ) or anybody?

    How about starting your OP (Original Post) with a concise (but complete) sentence describing what your question/request is
  15. Re: how to open mozilla firefox using this code

    You may not be being clear (OR complete enough) with your request ?

    What I am about to post is similar to a post(s) above, but I will post it anyway, in case it helps.
    I am old with a blurry...
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    Re: Problem when maximize form

    I rarely do coding using forms and controls sizes, so I am rusty on handling twips vs pixels.
    If I weren't rusty I could have knocked up the code for you.

    You could declare a couple of constants...
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    Re: Help in Zipping Files

    Try this thread -
    http://www.vbforums.com/showthread.php?823265-zip-file-from-vb6
    Focus on Bonnie West's posts, as she generally (always ?) knows what she is talking about

    Rob
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    Re: Millenium Commander sources

    Not only is it remarkable to do all that in VB6, he also managed to do what I love to do, IT IS PORTABLE.
    Can just be placed into a folder, and will run (NO installation required)

    For those that...
  19. Thread: Always On Top

    by Bobbles
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    Re: Always On Top

    Perhaps OP could use a Timer ?
  20. Re: supress keyboard strokes with API? (making a hotkey)

    Which hotkeys code did you use ?
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    Re: Millenium Commander sources

    If you are looking for a whiz bang file manager that is (unbelievably) written in VB6 you could look at XYPlorer.
    In my opinion it is the 2nd best file manager on the planet (Directory Opus being...
  22. Re: supress keyboard strokes with API? (making a hotkey)

    Instead, you could use a key that does not display a character.
    For example I use the Insert key
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    Re: FYI: JetBrains Mono for VBIDE font

    For what I am about to say, SIZE will be important depending on your monitor size
    EG I use a 40" LCD TV, and someone mentioned they are using Consolas size 12.
    When I try that in my IDE (using...
  24. Re: Strange behavior running progra,

    When you run your program in the IDE (You probably click the Arrow head icon) you will be alerted to some errors, if they exist.
    However when you make the EXE, VB6 can jump on you with some other...
  25. Re: Strange behavior running progra,

    Sorry if you have already 'answered' this.
    Did it use to work, and it suddenly stopped working ?

    Different question - If you run the .vbp file using 'run with full compile' does that run ?
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    Re: Sentence splitter

    So that you can attach your project
    Here is a link on how to attach an attachment -
    http://www.vbforums.com/faq.php?s=&do=search&q=attachment&titleandtext=1&match=all

    If a google results page...
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    Re: Sentence splitter

    Not sure if you have described that clearly enough ?
    Why not attach a small project, with sample data
    That should help us work out what is needed

    Rob
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    Re: VB6 crashes at start

    Regarding your double post, the vbforums web site has had this bug for many many months.
    If you do a simple post (using the box on this web page), you get some flippin message telling you to wait 30...
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    Re: Cannot do a basic while loop

    I never use Form Load.
    If you held a cannon to my head, I would still not use it.
    If there were something that I needed to do that early in the form's loading sequence, I would use Form_Activate....
  30. Thread: End of VB

    by Bobbles
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    Re: End of VB

    I am very elderly, and 2 days ago the postman was talking to me for 5 minutes, and then coughed once.
    I backed off (like I have been doing for decades), and then he confessed that he has just...
  31. Re: Compile Error: Can't find project or library

    In the IT industry, one should attempt to be as clear/precise/complete as possible.
    When you say -
    "I have an old VB6 system that worked fine on an XP machine. I moved it to a windows 7 machine "...
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    Re: Convert VBA and VB6 code to C# or VB.NET?

    I was a Qualified chartered Accountant, and then a Senior Analyst in IT in a Large bank, and the 2nd largest Telecommunications company in the world, for 20 years.
    I am retired now, but used to...
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    Re: [RESOLVED] Screen Capture Anyone?

    This is an irritating thread.
    I wish members would learn (or just take the time and care) to clearly express their posts
    Since the OP appeared incapable of doing that, he could have knocked up and...
  34. Re: Copy a VB6 .exe to other PCs with Windows OS

    Would you like to make a bet on this ?
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    Re: Error when start creation of .exe

    I never get surprised by error notifications when creating EXE's
    Such errors are a pain in the butt, as it is some times difficult for the elderly (aka memory is not working) to remember what they...
  36. Re: Copy a VB6 .exe to other PCs with Windows OS

    Sorry if you have already answered this, as the thread is confusing (discussion of others problems)

    If you clearly define what you mean by "intrinsic objects" we can give you a definite answer.
    ...
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    Re: File mdb convert to csv file

    Which of the proposed solutions did you use ?
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    Re: NanoVB6 aka Portable VB6

    I wanted to say the same but I was too polite
    ALSO I reckon we could get the courts to force a name change on to him/her -
    'qvb6' to 'qVB.NET'
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    Re: File mdb convert to csv file

    As ChrisE is hinting - You should take the time and effort to ensure that your request is fully and clearly explained.

    This project contains code for creating a CSV text file, from an Access DB -...
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    NanoVB6 aka Portable VB6

    I came across this -
    'NanoVB6 - A fully portable VB6 version'

    NanoVB6 is a very compact VB6 version which is smaller than 5 MB when compressed. It is furthermore fully portable - so that it can...
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