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  1. Re: [RESOLVED] VB6 fail to start on Win10 20H2 - Can't find file 'DAO350.DLL'

    My scenario was probably not representative - and I'm talking about the kind of HDDs we had 20-15years ago
    (both types, 3.5" and 2.5").

    My scenario at that time was Video-Recordings from...
  2. Re: VB6 fail to start on Win10 20H2 - Can't find file 'DAO350.DLL'

    [/QUOTE]

    Cannot find that citation above under the link you've posted ... and even if I'd have been able to -
    my own experience (and also the results of several hardware-sites and -journals over...
  3. Re: [RESOLVED] Tile Cursor Interference (Cairo Overlays)

    Glad you solved it...


    Good choice.

    As for the yet unanswered question, how to make the "Title-Label of the Container-Widget" click-through...
    (so that the Container can be moved also when...
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    Re: How to enable REGEX for RC6 SQLite?

    The cRegExp-Class (as an SQLite-independent helper-class) is not (yet) contained in the recent RC6-version.
    Also SQLites regexp-C-module is not compiled into the cairo_sqlite-binary.

    What *is*...
  5. Re: Tile Cursor Interference (Cairo Overlays)

    IMO you have to organize your Image-Resources a bit more carefully -
    (within the Cairo.ImageList).

    And since that list will contain potentially thousands of different little images,
    you have to...
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    Re: VB6 pagination with DAO

    Impressive...



    Well, ... even in that regard it's not that much different from humans
    (on public discussion-boards, if you ask me... ;) )

    Olaf
  7. Re: Tile Cursor Interference (Cairo Overlays)

    To access the Children of a given Widget-Container (in this case "PL"),
    you do it like with normal VB6-Controls-Collections (Container.Controls("CtlNameKey")):
    PL.Widgets("B_1").Widget.ImageKey =...
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    Re: VB6 pagination with DAO

    Not bad, for a first attempt ... what did you feed it?

    Olaf
  9. Re: Tile Cursor Interference (Cairo Overlays)

    Hmm, ... a RenderLoop (which runs with about 40-60FPS), is constantly "re-rendering"...
    So, if you place your different PlayerCursor- and HoverCursor-States inside the RenderLoop-SubRoutines, e.g.:...
  10. Re: [RESOLVED] Save and restore CheckBox array

    I would rename the function "SetBit" to "FlipBit" instead
    (because that's what it does currently - with the XOR-Op).

    Also (unless these functions are not used in a performance-critical, tight...
  11. Re: Tile Cursor Interference (Cairo Overlays)

    You have to keep in mind, that you have two TopLevel-Windows on your Windows-Screen
    (which are siblings on the Windows-Desktop):
    1) your Main-Form, where all "fast Cairo-Game-Renderings take place"...
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    Re: vb6 CRUD in Text File

    Well, from the Jet/ADO-Demo I've posted into the Codebank,
    you can export such a String-Format at any time with a one-liner:

    Rs.Clone.GetString(, , ",") '<- free choice of the Column-Delimiter
    ...
  13. Re: [RESOLVED] Painless Panels Perk Pepper Poodles (Cairo Panels)

    The RC6Widgets.dll is now always part of the larger RC6BaseLibs-Zip
    (to ensure the pairing to the RC6.dll - with matching TypeLib-Refs).

    Will update the GitHub-Repo with the latest...
  14. Re: vb6 compiler takes longer time on windows 10 than win7

    Well, I got roughly 40% better performance after I did that.

    Note, these settings are cached in the registry (bound to the name of the executable) somewhere -
    and their removal might not take...
  15. Re: [RESOLVED] Painless Panels Perk Pepper Poodles (Cairo Panels)

    In case you mean the predefined Widgets behind the RC6Widgets-Reference -
    ...<F2> (or <Shift><F2> is your friend... ;)

    As for "how to use Widgets from RC6Widgets.dll" in a Game-Scenario (with...
  16. VB6 RC6+RC6Widgets (Dark-Themed WidgetDemo for Game-Scenarios)

    A dark-themed Widget-Demo, as one would use it in "graphics-heavy" Game-scenarios
    (with full support for KeyBoard-Navigation, as "Tabbing", "Focus-Visualization", ShortCut-Keys etc.)

    Beside a...
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    Re: VB6 WebView2-Binding (Edge-Chromium)

    I've explained why this happens - and also a workaround for it - in post #186 above.

    Olaf
  18. Re: [RESOLVED] Painless Panels Perk Pepper Poodles (Cairo Panels)

    I'm aware of that... not sure whether you have heard (or googled) for the "9-patch-png"-technique already -
    but that is, what the cwCont9-Widget does for you automatically...

    And that means, that...
  19. Re: vb6 compiler takes longer time on windows 10 than win7

    1) Please make sure, that the VB6.exe-File (in your VB6-install-folder) -
    does not have "any Shims" (no Compatibility-Settings at all, other than the "Run-As-Admin-Flag").

    This had the most...
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    Re: vb6 CRUD in Text File

    Sam made the mistake, to base the whole thing on a DBFile in "AccDB"-Format -
    (which - other than the Jet-Engines *.mdbs - are not supported "out-of-the-box" on current Win-OS')

    I've re-worked...
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    VB6 JetEngine CRUD-Demo

    To give VBDevs who try to use their own "self-invented Single-File-DBs" a better alternative -
    here a short CRUD-Demo using ADO with the Jet-Engine.

    For the Record-Listing - Krools VBFlexGrid is...
  22. Re: [RESOLVED] Painless Panels Perk Pepper Poodles (Cairo Panels)

    Any Widget can be a container of any other Widget.
    Any Widget can render anything on its own surface against the incoming "CC" of its W_Paint-Event.

    So, why not implement a simple cwCont9.cls...
  23. Re: RC6 Sqlite Whether to enable full-text search engine version 5

    IIRC, extension-loading via SQL-statement is disabled in my RC6-paired compilation of the SQLite-lib...
    (hence the "not authorized" message).

    This is done for security-reasons, and because I've...
  24. Re: [RESOLVED] Painless Panels Perk Pepper Poodles (Cairo Panels)

    My guess is, that you have an entirely normal "Form-Z-Order" -problem...

    Clicking the Main-Form (the one with the "manually applied Cairo-Game-Renderings") brings it into the ForeGround -
    and in...
  25. Re: [RESOLVED] Painless Panels Perk Pepper Poodles (Cairo Panels)

    Regarding "switching of visibility" (on the cfOverlay-Form)...

    If you take the original "Planets-Demo" -
    the Medallion-Widget does not exist there (yet) ...
    instead we have a "PL"-Variable...
  26. Re: Base64 decoded string is different with different regional settings!

    Since a Base64-String "came to live" from "raw-bytes" (as e.g. the raw FileContent-bytearrays of a JPG -
    or even a TextFile), your default decoding-output of such a B64-string should be a ByteArray...
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    Re: Json generic reading from different sites

    Depends... ;)

    If you want your App to "go out of scope" along with yourself (in a decade or two),
    then you won't have to change anything...

    Though if you already have a longer livespan in mind...
  28. Re: [RESOLVED] Painless Panels Perk Pepper Poodles (Cairo Panels)

    Only the "normal Cairo-Drawing" in your Main-App, where you work with Surfaces directly,
    needs to "flip" the final result-surface with your updated Drawings (against the MainForm.hDC) "by hand".
    ...
  29. Re: Painless Panels Perk Pepper Poodles (Cairo Panels)

    When it is invisible, then you will simply have to call:
    MyMedallion.Widget.Move ..., ... before you finally switch its Visible-Prop back to True.


    The Dragging of a Widget (like your...
  30. Re: [RESOLVED] html object library not work correct and any better html parser?

    Your main-problem with the MS-HTML-ParserLib is,
    that you work with it asynchronously ... (waiting for readyStates and stuff)...

    Just feed it HTML-content directly into the DOM, to avoid that....
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    Re: Json generic reading from different sites

    JSON is:
    - way more standardized than the old Ini-Format
    - it supports basic DataTypes (Text, Number, Boolean, and Null ) ...
    - which along with its support for "structural" Object- and...
  32. Re: [RESOLVED] Cairo Skewing Matrix, How Many Can We Have?

    The issue you've encountered probably came into play,
    due to "bottom-offsets" of the Sprite-Resources...

    Meaning, when the Sprite-ImageContent does not sit exactly at the Bottom of the...
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    Re: VB6 WebView2-Binding (Edge-Chromium)

    Have just tested this with a WV.Navigate to "https://google.com" -
    and the incoming NavigationCompleted-EventParams are: IsSuccess=True, WebErrorStatus=0

    In the MS-documentation for the...
  34. Thread: Color Gradient

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    Re: Color Gradient

    Have just uploaded an (API-free) Demo for that into the CodeBank:
    https://www.vbforums.com/showthread.php?898359-VB6-Draw-Gradient-Backgrounds-in-arbitrary-Angles-on-Forms-and-PicBoxes

    HTH

    Olaf
  35. VB6 Draw Gradient-Backgrounds in arbitrary Angles on Forms and PicBoxes

    A simple (API-free) solution, to render gradient background on Forms- and PictureBoxes -
    in arbitrary angles between 0 and 360.

    There's an "automatic quadrant-detection" built-in (for angles >...
  36. Re: RC6 Sqlite Whether to enable full-text search engine version 5

    I'm not exactly sure, what you mean (or need) -
    but in case you want to use FTS5 - this extension is compiled in - and enabled by default.



    Private Sub Form_Load()
    Dim Cnn As cConnection
    ...
  37. Re: I did a bad thing but want to learn how it worked

    That'd be the normal behavior (strictly conforming to SQL-language rules) -
    which indicate by the parentheses, that another sub-context (a Set-Operation on a Sub-Table) was entered.

    The behaviour...
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    Re: [Compile] About Advanced Optimizations

    No, leaving out the built-in array-bounds-check usually gives a performance-advantage of factor 3 (in fast inner loops).
    And checking the bounds of an "internal Array" manually (in two lines of code...
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    Re: [Compile] About Advanced Optimizations

    Ah... probably one of these cases where a non-virtual Grid-Ctl is used...
    ... avoidable when a proper DataSource-Class is bound to a virtual Grid-Ctl.
    (proper Data-Container-Classes for DataBinding...
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    Re: [Compile] About Advanced Optimizations

    I don't compile with Array-bounds check for 20 years now,
    and never ran into any "out of bounds"-errors...
    (most of my For-loops are defined 0 to Ubound(Arr) though).

    What's happening...
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