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    Re: Some thoughts on VB6 forum

    Maybe it's just the line of work that I'm in, but I just don't see a huge market for RAD win-form applications anymore. That was why I moved from sensor/PLC integration with VB.NET and started...
  2. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    Doh! I remember that now.
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    Re: [RESOLVED] Moderator Help

    In the future, you can click on the icon with the exclamation mark in a triangle to report a post. When you click on the icon, it asks you to enter why you're reporting it. After you submit the...
  4. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    [HL] is a different BB tag than [highlight]

    It looks like the syntax highlighting mechanism behind the [highlight] tag was removed.
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    Re: Some thoughts on VB6 forum

    Besides, if you want to scare the poor kid, everyone knows you should start him on lisp :afrog:
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    Re: Some thoughts on VB6 forum

    I learned how to program by learning Visual Basic .NET. In fact, my start date on this forum is when I started programming.

    I was incredibly lucky to have mentors like Shaggy, TechGnome,...
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    VS 2015 Re: Break not working

    This appears to be a case of a missing handles clause:

    Private Sub PLAYER1_OFF(sender As Object, e As EventArgs)

    The above line looks as if it is an event handler for a control. If you're not...
  8. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    Ok, so plain highlighted text works, but not with an option.
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    Re: Post Race!

    Highlighted text no longer works
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    Re: Some thoughts on VB6 forum

    I have a coworker who is a Golang and Flutter fanatic. We use neither at work, but he is quick to suggest them ;)
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    Re: Some thoughts on VB6 forum

    I've moved this discussion to Chit Chat.

    Please for the love of God don't let this turn into yet another "VB6 is greater than VB.NET! No, VB.NET is greater than VB6" thread. As funny as it is to...
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    VS 2019 Re: Reading text from a website

    In the URL you're passing a query string, more information here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Query_string

    In JavaScript, you can get the query string parameters by using the URLSearchParams....
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    Re: CSV Helper

    sepator is right in that you should assign the value to Nothing. To elaborate, the Visual Basic keyword for null is Nothing (documentation).
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    VS 2019 Re: Reading text from a website

    First, let me breakdown the JavaScript for you:

    Line 1:

    var node = document.getElementById('dvwith');
    This code is declaring a variable named node and assigning it's value to the Element...
  15. Re: Retrieve selectedvalue from listbox/xml file

    This is how I would approach it:

    Read the XML file into an XDocument
    Convert each Wine element into a strongly typed class
    Store the conversion in a collection of some kind
    Bind the...
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    VS 2019 Re: Printing Arrays in Listbox

    InputBoxes can be useful in a narrow set of circumstances, but in this case I would not advocate using one. Think about the UX for a moment: you prompt the user for a number between 1 - 100, the user...
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    Re: Post Race!

    My apologies, that was an extremist statement, let me revise.

    It is a little known fact that fish exist.
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    Re: Post Race!

    It's a little known fact that fish only sleep in summer.
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    VS 2019 Re: Printing Arrays in Listbox

    It's worth mentioning that you should probably be using a List(Of String) for this since the length of the collection can grow or shrink. Also, to improve performance, you can use AddRange. Finally,...
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    VS 2008 Re: Getting Data from a Json array

    Visual Studio has a cool feature called Paste JSON as Classes that can be found under Edit > Paste Special > Paste JSON as Classes. If you were to do this, then you would get something that looks...
  21. Re: how to display the 'Status' side by side with the Switch?

    You can use JavaScript to:

    Get the input by its id
    Get the input's checked value


    var checkbox = document.getElementById('input-active');
    var checkboxChecked = checkbox.checked;
    ...
  22. Thread: Leveling Ground

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    Re: Leveling Ground

    I'm sure I could get a shovel and move it around, I'm just wondering:

    would doing so hurt me in the long term (e.g. continued sinking of the ground)
    would I still need to call 811 (call...
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    Re: Leveling Ground

    This picture doesn’t really do it justice, but here’s what my backyard looks like: https://postimg.cc/tsDXvKc0

    https://www.vbforums.com/images/ieimages/2021/07/7.jpg
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    Re: Leveling Ground

    To be honest, I don't know what they did. This is what comes up on my invoice:

    Sewer Plant Sale & Installation
    Modad Poly 600 with aerator and state tags
    Includes tank installation and...
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    Leveling Ground

    Serious question here. I know it's a lot to ask in Chit Chat, but I'm taking my chances.

    I purchased a home 2 years ago that was built in 1962 just outside of the town. A side effect of this was...
  26. Re: [jQuery] [JavaScript] Bootstrap Confirmation Modal

    The repository has been updated to include a Bootstrap 5 version. This is the source code for V5:

    var confirmationDOM = function (configuration) {
    // optionally setup the default...
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    Re: Post Race!

    Is the monkey wearing the fedora pointing and laughing at you because you're still alive?
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    VS 2010 Re: [RESOLVED] there is no end if why

    @David Anton - That was Shaggy's last suggestion that .paul. advocated for.
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    VS 2010 Re: [RESOLVED] there is no end if why

    For reference, here is the official documentation on the single line syntax:...
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    Re: Post Race!

    Or as in The Devil Wears Prada song, HTML rulez d00d
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    Re: Post Race!

    Ah, the golden rule. He who has the gold, rules.
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    Re: Critical Race Theory

    I would be terrified of a defined benefit plan right now. With more money being printed every year and interest rates being kept artificially low, how one could retire today and have any sense of...
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    Re: Post Race!

    It comes in infinite forms.
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    Re: Critical Race Theory

    How is your definition of globalism as it relates to trade any different from what the Luddite's thought about technology? Seriously, just substitute "globalism" with "technology":


    I would...
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    Re: Critical Race Theory

    Dil - I'm curious what your definition of globalism is. Are you referring to global trade, a single "world wide" culture, borderless (or ambiguous bordered) nations, a combination of those, or...
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    Re: Critical Race Theory

    I actually agree with dil's assessment of Trump being left of center. He was a big spending nationalist reminiscent of 1950s style democrats.

    That's one of my problems with America's current state...
  37. [RESOLVED] Increment Operator Not Working in Enumerable.Repeat

    I found that using the postfix increment operator in Enumerable.Repeat doesn't increment the underlying variable. See for example:

    var parameterIndex = 0;
    var slugs = new[] {"one", "two"};
    var...
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    Re: Critical Race Theory

    Q told me that Donald J. Trump actually received 82% in 2020, but that a pizza parlor used telepathic mind control to send mass signals to key electoral secretary of state officials to change the...
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    Re: Post Race!

    I guess it's better than the "your mother was a hamster..." message.
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    VS 2017 Re: Return Minimum Date from SQL db

    The reason I ask I because I can provide you with a SqlCommand example, but I cannot provide you with an ADODB example. So if you really are using ADODB, then I need to step out.
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