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    Re: correctionstring error

    I'm guessing "a ado" means an ADO Data Control.
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    Re: Welcome to Amazon Sidewalk

    Interesting test of some common temp/hum sensor devices. This test is limited to some ZigBee devices, but for sensors the low power consumption makes a lot of sense (compared to WiFi sensors that...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    It begins to feel like a return to feudalism, but on a larger scale. A small ruling class dividing the world into dutchies while banding together to collude or compete over resources. All propped...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    I think it is a consequence of wealth concentration more than politics, though year by year the two have become more indistinguishable. You can go back to any era though and not find many...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    Gosh.

    In the early pages this thread seemed more about becoming informed and staying safe and getting each other through this thing. Weird place we have come to.
  6. Re: Win10/11: How to position a form to the left edge of the desktop?

    I think you have failed to account for the non-client "Areo Glass" border, which is suppressed to transparent by the DWM in supported versions of Windows today.
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    Re: Subtotales en MSHFlex.

    Sample.txt


    EMPLOYEE,LEGACY,DATE,HS
    4001,"FLAXNU, SALLY",12/1/2021,3
    4010,"LUCERO, MARTIN",12/1/2021,8
    4010,"LUCERO, MARTIN",12/1/2021,3
    4011,"VARON, OSCAR",12/1/2021,5
    4011,"VARON,...
  8. Re: Is anyone actually using LARGEADDRESSAWARE?

    I wish I had kept records, but I quit doing it when I found some standard controls or classes would crash.
  9. Re: get part of string in html page

    Er, you made a synchronous request. There is no reason to add a silly DoEvents() loop like that. The cargo culting here is really getting bad.
  10. Re: Getting error code 429 on package build

    Many of these files are parts of VB's runtime and have shipped as part of Windows since at least Win XP SP3:


    "msvbvm60.dll"
    "OLEAUT32.DLL"
    "OLEPRO32.DLL"
    "ASYCFILT.DLL"
    "STDOLE2.TLB"...
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    Re: Aquamation - A new one on me

    Soylent Green is people!
  12. Re: How to export DataReport to PDF file in new folder

    I think the issue with PDF printer drivers is that you have to use features of the print spooling subsystem that VB6 doesn't support via the Printer object.

    However it works great if you let the...
  13. Re: [RESOLVED] VB6: Question - best alternative to a settings.ini file?

    Base64 isn't very hand-editable stuff, and hand-editing is the main reson to use any text serialization format anyway. If you don't require manual fiddling you could just use a PropertyBag, which...
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    Re: Stuff to watch

    Here is a 1998 Christmas movie, though the holiday isn't very central to the plot. Essentially it's more of an action thriller a little like Die Hard or perhaps the Bourne franchise.

    ...
  15. Re: Datagridview Delete a record with an icon

    "Datagridview" sounds like some .Net thing to me.

    If you really mean the DataGrid control, its UI already provides support for row deletion. Just click on the row selector at the left to select...
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    Re: Is this justice???

    This thread still going? The title always makes me think of:


    https://youtu.be/D2h4PhgobI8

    Don't damage your neck!
  17. Re: Commend button to pen an internet browser.

    There is no such thing as an "internet window." I think you are trying to say something more like "web page."
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    This short video goes into the demographic shift... in passing:


    https://youtu.be/bgTCWvZeDs4

    The main topic here is the US workforce, but the two are intertwined.

    Compared to most of the...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    As far as I have heard the "loss of ability to smell" symptom was not very common with Delta and almost not a thing any more with Omicron.
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    Re: A few ADO questions

    Why not just look and see? Find a clean Windows 10 64-bit machine and check. I'm pretty sure the bundled Windows DAC includes the 32-bit files. It would be very strange if it doesn't.
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    Re: ADODB Show Special Characters

    Letters A through Z are the "Latin" characters, I think you are referring to their accented forms, which ASCII does not contain.

    I suspect you are thinking of ANSI encoding, where for "non-Latin"...
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    Re: A few ADO questions

    If you run a 32-bit Office application on 64-bit Windows it should have the same WOW64 redirection applied as any other program.

    Your VBA-blob packed into an XLS, DOC, etc. should contain the path...
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    Re: ADODB Show Special Characters

    ASCII only has 128 characters. It gets confusing when people have tried to repurpose the other 128 possible byte values for various things.
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    Re: A few ADO questions

    It's different for VBA, which needs access to all of the source code at runtime including typelibs. If the typelibs "move" I'm not sure that the VBA interpreter is going to go looking for them.
    ...
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    Re: ADODB Show Special Characters

    Doesn't sound like an ADO issue to me. More likely you are using some Provider (or ODBC Driver via the shim Provider MSDASQL) or a query... that is "washing" characters to the straight 7-bit ASCII...
  26. Re: HOW to delete recoredset in excel,by ado

    As the error indicates: you can't delete rows from sheets or ranges this way.
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    Re: Stuff to watch

    Something like 24 short (about 15 minute) episodes, hilarious and packed with cameos.


    https://youtu.be/Gkdrh156jjs
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    This won't convince anybody, or even sway some to consider the matter but...


    https://youtu.be/1S5YG7X52PE
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    Re: Teaching people to crawl

    Just trying to give a little recognition. :bigyello:
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    Re: Recordset - Use () in Field Name

    So the column name isn't what you think it is. Why not try dumping the .Name property of the Field? It might have stuff like a non-breaking space instead of a space, etc.
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    Re: Teaching people to crawl

    It's tough. With an Elbonian you can never tell whether he's just rude, generally dim, or simply doesn't have good foreign language aptitude and skills.

    I studied several languages in school over...
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    Re: Vb6.0 project is not responding

    My guess is that HTTP requests are being made synchronously.
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    Conditions have changed a lot since January 2020 when this infection took off and beame a pandemic.

    Many of the most vulnerable are dead now. Vast numbers of people have been vaccinated. Even...
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    Re: Recordset - Use () in Field Name

    Maybe:


    AccessADORS("RodDiameter").Value = oRS("Rod Diameter (mm)").Value
  35. Re: How do I ask the user to enter a number in a Text?

    Is it possible the question is asking about the Cue Banner feature?


    Option Explicit

    'To use this API, you must provide a manifest specifying Comclt32.dll version 6.0.
    '
    'For a ComboBox...
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    Re: Reading an xml file in vb6.0

    Pretty bad excuse to fall into the XPath trap. You can always:


    'Reference to: Microsoft XML, v6.0
    Dim Element As MSXML2.IXMLDOMElement

    With New MSXML2.DOMDocument60
    ...
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    Re: Reading an xml file in vb6.0

    Not really much to this if you XML documents are aways this simple:


    'Reference to: Microsoft XML, v3.0
    Dim Element As MSXML2.IXMLDOMElement

    With New MSXML2.DOMDocument
    ...
  38. Re: suggestion to write 5 vales per line from an array

    Write # is meant to be paired with Input # statements. These are locale-blind: the data is written and read in invariant locale format with VB's own data type markup syntax, offering portability for...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    As globalism winds down, COVID is only accelerating it. This puts the CCP into collapse:


    https://youtu.be/Aj00flkpAGw


    It also doesn't bode well for the coastal urban globalists in the US...
  40. Re: Marking an excel file with a key from system

    So "detect if from this computer" except when not from this computer???

    Wouldn't you want your "this computer" marker scrubbed whenever the file travels?
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