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    Re: [RESOLVED] Instr search

    Another approach:


    Option Explicit
    Option Compare Binary 'But already the default anyway.

    Private Function ExactlyIn( _
    ByRef Searched As String, _
    ByRef Pattern As String, _
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    Well considering that "what they know" i.e. "the new guidance" is nothing new, most of those studies having been concluded, analyzed, but not covered in mainstream media months ago... we've already...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    It'll be interesting to see how it all plays out.

    Many US States have not yet seen many of the newer and more infectious strains. Some of us who have though still have far too many new cases each...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    I'm waiting for a rash of public beatdowns of exposed vax-cheaters.
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    Dr. Strangelove, er, Fauci, caught red-handed again.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Cxm4g_cKrY

    Funneling money to Wuhan lab biowarfare development.
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNxyZ9ptEw4

    But it's Biden, who mocked Trump for Operation Warp Speed which brought us the vaccines. So do we trust this clown?
  7. Re: Display Pop-Up Menu when ComboBox Clicked

    Not very practical.

    This control lacks the MouseDown/MouseUp events to do this properly.

    I haven't dug around, but perhaps with subclassing it might be possible. I suspect you have the wrong...
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    Re: Trimming Unwanted Blanks From String

    Ahh, good catch. Maybe it is all about not understanding the nature of whitespace vs. the intrinsic space trimming functions.
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    Re: Trimming Unwanted Blanks From String

    No idea what you are trying to do, but why use the Variant forms of RTrim$() and Chr$()? Why use creaky old Chr() at all instead of its replacement ChrW$()?
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    Re: What song are you listening to right now?

    Here's one of the better efforts of its ilk, but so far I haven't found any real standouts.


    https://youtu.be/pv_ByIeRzjM
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    Re: copy files very quickly

    C:\>xcopy /?
    Copies files and directory trees.

    XCOPY source [destination] [/A | /M] [/D[:date]] [/P] [/S [/E]] [/V] [/W]
    [/C] [/I] [/Q] [/F] [/L] [/G] [/H] [/R] [/T]...
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    Re: copy files very quickly

    You might consider this article SMB Compression: Deflate your IO








    This is already in Windows 10, and it doesn't sound like obsolete downlevel versions of Windows will get this...
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    Re: What song are you listening to right now?

    There is more to lockdown car care than keeping the battery charged.

    Keep it clean so bird and insect droppings and tree sap, etc. doesn't sit on the paint too long. Don't let tires develop flat...
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    Re: Stuff to watch

    Small film, big names, quite a ride. Better than the trailer suggests.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGFjOmQE-Zo
  15. Re: how to make tlb by vb6 for Declare windows api

    Actually it will run faster, but unless you are making tons of calls as within a long running loop you won't notice any performance gain. So, just like anything.

    Type libraries don't even need to...
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    Re: Getting row value from another value

    schema.ini

    [Lookups.txt]
    Format=TabDelimited

    Lookups.txt

    ID Name
    1 Aardvark
    2 Wombat
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    Re: Fill combobox in one shot only

    This demo also uses DataCombo1.Style = dbcDropdownList but if you want other styles then don't trigger on the Change event.
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    Re: Fill combobox in one shot only

    schema.ini {in the same folder as the data file, only here to define the data as tab-delimited text}

    [DeezeAndDoze.txt]
    Format=TabDelimited

    DeezeAndDoze.txt

    Deeze Doze
    Egg Drop...
  19. Re: Use VB6 to develop a tool similar to AstExplorer.net

    So how is this a VB6 question at all, aside from you wanting to wrap this huge pile of poo within a VB6 Form somehow, maybe?
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    Re: Fill combobox in one shot only

    Clear? Perhaps you want to Refresh it? Not sure what you are trying to do.

    ListField is one field name. What you are trying makes no sense. If you want values from two fields combined, then...
  21. Re: How many programming communities have closed down? Source website closed

    I suspect the number of people programming will increase, but mainly using it as an on-the-job secondary skill like typing and writing memos. More or less like MS Office VBA macro coders used to be...
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    Re: Fill combobox in one shot only

    Sounds like a job for the DataCombo.


    Set Fruits = New ADODB.Recordset
    With Fruits
    .CursorLocation = adUseClient
    .Open "Fruits.txt", _
    ...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    Slightly out of date, and you can argue these are one man's opinions, but this guy is pretty plugged in:

    The Ins and Outs of Vaccine Diplomacy
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    I finally know what this thread reminds me of.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adkWiJA9xR0

    You may have to watch to the final 2 minutes to see the connection.
  25. Re: How many programming communities have closed down? Source website closed

    The PC era has more or less ended in the last several years.

    Most home users get by with phones and maybe tablets, and those have always been passive devices where the users just consume software...
  26. Re: How much dollars of VB6 developer a month?

    If you followed the original franchise Planet of the Apes arose after a pandemic killed most common house pets, which were replaced by simians who were later pressed into service as low wage workers....
  27. Re: Connecting to MySQL with SSH Tunnel? Would this be a good/secure workaround?

    Windows 10 has had the OpenSSH client (and optional server) for a long time now.


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    Re: An unexpected surprise

    I'm in a similar boat and have come to similar conclusions.

    I still have a bit in the casino (401K) but have been sequestering cash for years. You are right, there are few safe places to stash...
  29. Re: [RESOLVED] help , treeview and sql group by

    You can also use ADO's Data Shaping Service with a "grouping" SHAPE command in order to create hierarchical Recordsets for this sort of thing.

    I'm not sure many people are even aware it exists but...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    That was a bit different. Might have been out writing on his deck and wanted a quick video, or it might be against a green screen with "sunlight" from his right. He's moved to video presentations...
  31. Re: how to make tlb by vb6 for Declare windows api

    Compiled code does not use type libraries, type libraries are just a form of partially compiled symbol table information. TLB files and resources are really just source code used by compilers and...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    Which conclusions?

    The only ones very relevant here are those directly related to what became the pandemic. I think he is suggesting there is a high undisclosed death count over the past few...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    I think the issue is that even 5 years ago they were seeing a precipitous decline in births and covering it up furiously. But recent years saw an even deeper decline that seemingly came out of...
  34. Poll: Re: How many people do you know personally who are invested in crypto currencies?

    It simply isn't currency.

    Are There Taxes on Bitcoins?
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    Something, hard to say what, is going on in China:


    https://youtu.be/KY_zsc0wf1Y

    Could be COVID deaths on a grand scale, could be something else.
  36. Re: how to add Vb.net Usercontrol to vb6 Forms?

    That sounds like a really great suggestion.
  37. Poll: Re: How many people do you know personally who are invested in crypto currencies?

    If you think there is even a shred of truth to that why not try issuing your own so you can sit at the top of the pyramid scheme?
  38. Poll: Re: How many people do you know personally who are invested in crypto currencies?

    It isn't money in any normal sense. More like a derivative with no backing asset.

    However it does seem tailor-made to siphon cash from the gullible into the pockets of those running the circus.
    ...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    I'm still wondering how many have fallen for the knock-off Oxbridge/Zoroastrian vaccine.
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

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    Yummy, or not so much?
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