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    Re: VB6 QUESTION: icon to bitmap

    Sorry, using Win7 Pro.
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    Re: VB6 QUESTION: icon to bitmap

    Well, hopefully that will help, I will have to do some digging but thankyou anyway. Glad you are back on track again.

    I am fairly certain my GDI+ usage also has leaking objects but not certainly...
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    Re: VB6 QUESTION: icon to bitmap

    My question is simply asked so that I can extract an icon and then convert it using that handle to a bitmap so that I can load it into a dictionary object.

    I have a method to extract the icon, I...
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    Re: VB6 QUESTION: icon to bitmap

    Dil, sorry, crashing? I'm not having any crashing. Flexgrids? You are confusing my post with another entirely.

    I think you may have lost track.
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    Re: VB6 QUESTION: icon to bitmap

    I am using privateExtractIcons to successfully get the largest at the moment (256x256) but it could equally be any of the icon sizes contained within an binary.

    I am able to extract any of those...
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    VB6 QUESTION: icon to bitmap

    Just asking for some help to point in me in the correct direction.

    I want to extract icons from DLLS or EXEs, I think I can already do that using privateExtractIcons or ExtractIcons APIs.

    I...
  7. Re: What could cause a running application to just close down ?

    Modify your code to create and write a log, write each subroutine name to the log as it is encountered. When your app crashes you will at least be able to read the log and know which specific...
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    Re: Converting VB6 add-in

    The developer is very approachable and really engaged with his task of bringing VB6 into the 21st century. There is also the other potential option RADBasic. I'd keep an eye on those two if you want...
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    Re: Converting VB6 add-in

    See TwinBasic and pray.
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    Re: Showing text over an image

    That should be a sticky in tutorials.
  11. Re: VB6-alike IDE - Has anyone ever created any IDE similar?

    I really wish I had not engaged with him. I tried but I realise now it was a mistake.

    I think it was more of a fusillade rather than an cannonade, a fusillade of damp squibs that missed their...
  12. Re: hello everyone, please help with MsgBoxX

    Everyone, sooner or later rolls their own msgbox.

    https://www.vbforums.com/showthread.php?896445-VB6-QUESTION-How-many-here-have-rolled-their-own-msgbox-dialog-boxes&highlight=
  13. Re: VB6-alike IDE - Has anyone ever created any IDE similar?

    If your answer could be more concise please. Something like this for example:

    "The VFB IDE was written in COBOL"

    All the other words tend to confuse. Please try again.

    The other stuff we...
  14. Re: VB6-alike IDE - Has anyone ever created any IDE similar?

    xiaoyiao, thanks for reminding me about VFB. What language is the drag and drop UI designer written in?
  15. Re: Good Programming Practice: About "ByVal MyObject"

    Good informative thread
  16. Re: VB6-alike IDE - Has anyone ever created any IDE similar?

    It is an activeX control designer so not completely suited to my needs but it is a fully featured product that could really be used to build a VB6-alike IDE using VB6. Really most impressive.
    ...
  17. Re: VB6-alike IDE - Has anyone ever created any IDE similar?

    I somehow don't believe this. The proof is in the pudding.
  18. Re: VB6-alike IDE - Has anyone ever created any IDE similar?

    Crikey, just found this: https://www.codeproject.com/Articles/12560/Form-Designer on CodeProject. There is a VB6 example too.
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    Dz32, that control embeds the Scintilla editor very well and I can see myself building my own IDE right away. I need to control myself and reign myself in! I can easily become carried away.

    Your...
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    Re: Filetype Icon

    As I said earlier, you only need to handle 16 files/icons at a time, so only process those 16. When you next need to read the next batch of files through a pg up/pg dn or scroll bar movement, read...
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    I like that dz32, will download and try.
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    Re: TwinBasic

    I wasn't bready for a return to the food puns.
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    Re: Filetype Icon

    But why 800?
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    I know that in the past several people have attempted a VB6 replacement without really understanding the magnitude of the task. I appreciate all that. Some of those projects may have matured into...
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    Re: Filetype Icon

    Dealing with one issue at a time.

    Why do you need to open 800 files at a time?
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    Re: Suspend the gas tax???

    Are you referring to gas or gas?

    US terminology.
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    Re: Filetype Icon

    No, you need to be more specific. Some images perhaps of your intended design.
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    Re: Filetype Icon

    If we assume that your code is sufficient to do the job on a few images but displaying 800 in one go then it is exhausting some resource... We can ask the question: Why are you looping through 800...
  29. Re: QB64 site and forum explodes into nothing, then rises like a phoenix?

    That was what I expected you to chime in on Niya but you missed it.

    I think of QB64 as a sort of extended batch scripting language that you can compile. VBscript is going out of fashion and QB64...
  30. Re: QB64 site and forum explodes into nothing, then rises like a phoenix?

    Oh yes they should....:wave:
  31. Re: Why is my application infected according to VirusTotal site?

    VirusTotal submits to various a/v scanners so that you don't have to. You then have to use your noggin when the results arrive. If the majority do not raise a positive then you can assume:

    A. The...
  32. Re: QB64 site and forum explodes into nothing, then rises like a phoenix?

    One good thing about bad news is that I suppose it attracts attention. Bad publicity is at least publicity.

    I just downloaded QB64 and installed it on my laptop and desktop where I am tempted to...
  33. Re: MSCOMCTL - Object library not registered? It did work, but not anymore! Help :(

    Is that true?
  34. Re: QB64 site and forum explodes into nothing, then rises like a phoenix?

    Thank goodness for Shaggy.
  35. Re: QB64 site and forum explodes into nothing, then rises like a phoenix?

    When you ask a technical question on a particular subject, the last thing you need is a US right wing agenda or a Russia-invasion supporting troll giving you indoctrination at the same time. It is...
  36. QB64 site and forum explodes into nothing, then rises like a phoenix?

    It seems that a parallel BASIC community has just gone "tits up" and exploded in a eruption of vitriol. That being the QB64 community. QB64 is a recreation of QBasic from the 90s, a 64bit 90version...
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    Re: MQTT for Vb6 ?

    Codebank?
  38. Re: Getting the ball rolling. Which VB6 projects are you working on?

    I have just completed my implementation of standard and OLE dragging/dropping within the utility I am currently fettling. Now working on automatically extracting installed program names from the...
  39. Re: [RESOLVED] About a single instance of a For Next loop

    So.

    :wave:
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    Re: Filetype Icon

    If you read the icons of lots of files and your app is crashing it must be to do with some programming issue, failure to close some handle, memory leakage &c. If you are opening lots of files (you...
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