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  1. 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...
  3. Thread: Post Race!

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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.
  4. Thread: Post Race!

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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...
  7. 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;
    ...
  8. 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...
  9. Thread: Leveling Ground

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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
  10. Thread: Leveling Ground

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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...
  11. Thread: Leveling Ground

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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...
  12. 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...
  13. Thread: Post Race!

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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:...
  16. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

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

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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...
  19. Thread: Post Race!

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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...
  23. [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...
  25. Thread: Post Race!

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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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    VS 2017 Re: Return Minimum Date from SQL db

    Are you really using ADODB or is this just sample code?
  28. Re: [RESOLVED] Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    I'll admit that I'm not quite ready to get the vaccine.

    When I looked at the numbers I found that those getting hospitalized or dying from COVID were either old, sick, or obese. I'm neither old...
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    Re: Kaseya Ransomware threat

    Considering the level of (non-chit-chat related) activity in this thread, I've moved this to General PC.
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    Re: Kaseya Ransomware threat

    I literally found out last week that it is theoretically possible to inject JPGs with malware. I never knew this nor was I aware of its practical applications.
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    Re: How to hide cursor?

    You can loop over every control and use the AddHandler statement. Something along the lines of this:

    Private Sub Form1_Load(sender As Object, e As EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load
    Dim...
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    Re: Safari Date Parse

    To be honest, I'm wondering if this is a caching issue. I made some changes a while back that implemented the code that I referenced in post #1 and I'm wondering if he just needs to do a hard refresh...
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    Re: Safari Date Parse

    Yeah, I just verified with the client via a screen share.
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    Safari Date Parse

    I am using Kendo-UI's form component (documentation) and in the validate event I am:

    Grabbing a date value
    Parsing it to a Date by creating a new Date object
    Using Kendo.format...
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    Re: Kaseya Ransomware threat

    Ohhhhhhhhhh yeah.
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    Re: Kaseya Ransomware threat

    Bears. Beats. Battle Star Galactica.
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    Re: Kaseya Ransomware threat

    I like bears.
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    Re: Kaseya Ransomware threat

    I like dogs.
  39. Re: Trying to retrieve a session variable in Javascript?

    Keep in mind that localStorage and sessionStorage are two different things. Just make sure that you're using the right storage.
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    Re: Can't Parse textbox.

    Don't you know, Mugsy323's users will never use any of those keys, never use the context menu to paste values, or any other edge case nor will Mugsy323 ever need to come back to this input once it...
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