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  1. Re: Strange arithmetical error with double precision

    Cool...can you mark this Thread as RESOLVED, then? Thx
  2. Re: Strange arithmetical error with double precision

    so? fix the Greek Letters, and repost....no???
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    Re: Different Boggle Question

    So...with my 'completed' Boggle game (without auto-search), the controlling screen looks like this (the audience screen is very similar but without some of the controlling controls:

    It lets...
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    Re: Different Boggle Question

    @Elroy
    A board could have multiple letters (like 2 (or more) "o"s
    But, of course those two o's would have to be 'touching'.

    Don't spend much time on this Elroy (your farm needs tending, right?)....
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    Re: Different Boggle Question

    Welll...not progressing very fast (I'm a slow learner, at best times).

    I guess to sum up the issue, what I would like to do is type a word (up to 9 characters in length), and determine if that...
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    Re: Different Boggle Question

    Ow! Ow! Ow!.....my head hurts!

    Just looked at that Conway's Game of Life link....

    think I will just experiment a bit with info already provided above... :-)
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    Re: Different Boggle Question

    @DM....I already have 4 sets of arrays (top row, 2nd row, third row, and bottom row), but because I wanted to check 'between rows', I then simply went through each row and created an identical set of...
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    Re: Different Boggle Question

    Argh (again)---you are right DataMiser:

    Complicates things a bit in code....(i was scoring each word that each player would have told me)....errrrrrr
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    Re: Different Boggle Question

    @Elroy, yes, the same word twice (using different dice) is allowed. I was not going to allow it (as I put all words into a listbox and check if they exist), but....I guess that is just another If...
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    Re: Different Boggle Question

    wow---all good comments...gonna have to study a bit more...

    @Elroy...yeah, I decided on 1 to 16 instead of 0 to 15...(makes it easier for me to visualize)
    @DataMiser...rules state that you can't...
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    Re: Different Boggle Question

    THX ELROY

    1-I hadn't thought of clicking on each textbox, but that seems like it is going to be easier than using a separate textbox and type in letter by letter whatever word the player says.
    ...
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    [RESOLVED] Different Boggle Question

    So, I have 16 characters(letters) (randomly chosen from 16 cubes (dice, or die, if you prefer)) in a text array (1 through 16). The way the game BOGGLE works is that people have to make words from...
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    Re: [RESOLVED] I'm "Boggled"!

    JMC---I ended up earlier doing your latter suggestion...works fine. very simple...just was late tonight when I started it.
    For each 'round', I re-randomize (is that a word???) that list so I don't...
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    Re: I'm "Boggled"!

    Never mind....used a collection...RESOLVED
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    [RESOLVED] I'm "Boggled"!

    OK, here goes...attempting to build a game similar to Boggle...where there are 16 cubes (6 sides, of course on each, with various Letters on each side).

    To start a 'round', I want to randomly...
  16. Re: continuously query a table. Possible?

    A little more information, please. What is your database (Sql, MS Access, Oracle, etc)? Some, but not all, have 'triggers' built in to notify when a table has a row change. If I were you, after...
  17. Re: How to display VB MessageBox to right screen in multimonitor system.

    hmmm if I simply show the 2nd form without adding an owner, and move the 2nd form to my second screen, everything works as it should (msgbox appears where ever calling form is located)

    but if I...
  18. Re: How to display VB MessageBox to right screen in multimonitor system.

    Is it because the subForm is OWNED?

    Haven't looked into this yet.
  19. Re: Remove duplication in listview column

    Re: Remove duplication in listview column

    So rather than try to remove the duplicates just don't add them in the first place.


    thank you but how can I do that?
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    Re: need 2 decimal places

    so, Txte IS a textbox? And -f, -h and -i). IF that is true, I SUGGEST you add the ".Text" after the name of the textbox....makes for better reading/understanding (especially by others). IF they...
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    Re: need 2 decimal places

    I see you have taken NO advice from anyone here...you just keep struggling along with your antiquated, weird code.

    I'd like to help, but not until you put "Option Explicit" at the top of the form...
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    Re: need 2 decimal places

    @baka....probably IS locale settings...here in the US when I ran it with 11.5 TYPED INTO txthm, I get

    25.875
    25.875
    25.875

    respectively (your code)

    when I type in 11,5 (that's a comma...
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    Re: need 2 decimal places

    Yeah, I kinda stated that back in 25.
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    Re: need 2 decimal places

    @baka....don't know what you're doing differently, but when I comment out the line that 'sets' txthm to 11.5, and then type "11.5" into the textbox and run the command button, all three debugs print...
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    Re: need 2 decimal places

    you need to Dim txti as Double

    Although many do not follow good coding techniques, including myself, as far as naming conventions are concerned, but when one starts a 'thing' with "txt", it...
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    Re: need 2 decimal places

    Are you sure electric that 11.25 is the correct calculation for that box? I see issues with your description of txti (and I am assuming it is a VARIABLE, not a TextBox (see latest from Elroy above)
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    Re: need 2 decimal places

    @baka... ?????


    Private Sub Command1_Click()


    Dim txte As Double

    txthm.Text = 11.5
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    Re: need 2 decimal places

    Okay...here is a SAMPLE of what you are trying to do:


    Option Explicit
    Dim a As Double
    Dim b As Double
    Dim c As Double
    Dim d As Double
    Dim txtf As Double
    Dim txth As Double
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    Re: need 2 decimal places

    Well, I am glad you said you are a novice at VB6...so am I (compared to many on this site), but, what we all need, as LaVolpe said, is more information.

    It would be helpful if you could identify...
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    Re: need 2 decimal places

    actually, it will be 2 instead[/COLOR]
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    Re: Thanks....

    Jeez.....I didn't know it would generate this type of response!. NO, I'm not hurting! Just felt it was time to throw out a big Thank You (so far)--I'm still building games (these are NOT the ones...
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    Re: Writing to Excel

    First, what is the ETF after the strFileName?
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    Thanks....

    I suppose this should be in the Chit-Chat forum (Moderators may move as deemed appropriate), but was not sure those of you who had a direct impact on my current project, or my several other ones,...
  34. Re: [RESOLVED] Drag/Drop between multiple listbox arrays

    Well dilettante....you saved me some work (and thinking) again.

    Not exactly what I wanted (as my posts conflicted with one another at times), but I used most of the code in your example in my...
  35. Re: Drag/Drop between multiple listbox arrays

    Don't know why this is so hard for my little brain....here is the code I could use if I had TWO REGULAR textboxes, not two sets of Arrays of textboxes


    Private Sub List1_MouseDown(Button As...
  36. Re: Drag/Drop between multiple listbox arrays

    What isn't working (any more...could swear it was the other day) is that I get the "NO DROP" icon when selecting one of the items and attempt to drage it (there will be 1 to many items in the...
  37. [RESOLVED] Drag/Drop between multiple listbox arrays

    I have two arrays of listboxes (list1 and list2)--each maximum index of 4

    178696

    1-would like to drag drop for one list1 to another list1 (I THOUGHT this code below did this---seems I...
  38. Re: [RESOLVED] Programmatically Raise MouseUp event for a command button array

    Yeah, Elroy..I simply followed techgnome's guidance....different sub called in the cmdarray button MouseDown (I meant down earlier when I said up) event , and in the separate 'Move' cmd button click...
  39. Re: Programmatically Raise MouseUp event for a command button array

    Got it...thanks tech....


    "Forest for the trees!"
  40. Re: Programmatically Raise MouseUp event for a command button array

    Yeah, I know I can raise the Click event (with either of your examples), BUT, I want to raise the MouseUp event....(and the MouseUp event is in an array of Cmd buttons).
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