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    [VB6/VB10] - VB Forums Ticker/Monitor

    See post #4 for updated (VB10) version.

    This (VB6) version was based to work with the older forum software.

    About VB Forums Ticker v2
    Scrolls the latest forum threads, showing number of replies and last poster.
    Notifies you when there has been a reply or new post to a selected forum within the last 1 to 60 minutes.
    * Requires Windows 2000/XP or later and the VB6 Runtime, all other dependencies are Windows API based.
    * Requires VB6 to compile source code.
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    Last edited by Edgemeal; Nov 13th, 2013 at 08:30 AM. Reason: Updated, VB6 version is no longer supportted

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    Re: VB Forums Ticker Utility Version 2

    Thanks for the heads up! Will download it now.
    when you quote a post could you please do it via the "Reply With Quote" button or if it multiple post click the "''+" button then "Reply With Quote" button.
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    Re: VB Forums Ticker Utility Version 2.01

    This is awesome! I have been working on making a desktop notifier for my Forums.. If I finish it I will be happy to release it here.

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    Re: [VB6/VB10] - VB Forums Ticker/Monitor

    VB .Net version.
    HTML parsing updated to work with the newer VBForums layout (vBulletin v4.2.0/v4.2.2).
    Note: Overall VERY sloppy code structure, uses some VB6 syntax.
    Coded: VB10/VS 2010 + .Net FW 4.0.




    v1.0.1.8 - Dec 19, 2015
    * Detect locked threads that use syntax " lock attachments".
    v1.0.1.7 - Nov 29, 2015
    * Added images to threads.
    * Slider form now shows a lock image for locked threads.
    v1.0.1.6 - Sept 03, 2015
    * Change animated tray icon to blue-white dots.
    v1.0.1.5 - July 16~29, 2015
    * Fix: Not all Locked Threads were detected, Now checks html for two possible ways a thread is marked locked.
    * When downloaded source is nothing we now re-try 3 more times. see, Private Sub BGW_GetHTML_DoWork,
    * Added option to show message slider from tray menu.
    v1.0.1.4 - Apr 17th, 2015
    * Don't allow linklable to change color on right-mouse-button.


    Also see: [VB10] Parsing VBForums Threads
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    Re: [VB6/VB10] - VB Forums Ticker/Monitor

    Nice to see you care about vb features. Target 4.0 not client profile

    vb Code:
    1. Imports System.Web
    2.  
    3. Public Class Form1
    4.  
    5.     Private Sub Button1_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click
    6.         Dim text As String = Me.TextBox1.Text
    7.         Dim decoded As String = HttpUtility.HtmlDecode(text)
    8.  
    9.         Me.TextBox1.Text = decoded
    10.     End Sub
    11.  
    12.     Private Sub Form1_Load(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load
    13.         Me.TextBox1.Text = "& " < > &apos % ı"
    14.     End Sub
    15. End Class

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    Re: [VB6/VB10] - VB Forums Ticker/Monitor

    Thanks for the tip!

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