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  1. Re: Opening a Program from a minimized state then closing active program

    Here's something I found, it uses a button, but you can see how it (supposedly) works. Obviously I've not actually tried it.

    It uses MS Word as an example, you'll have to substitute the name of...
  2. Re: Opening a Program from a minimized state then closing active program

    Isn't this your problem ?
    Have you solved it yet ?

    Maybe, instead of minimising Program 'A', close it altogether, then open it maximised (or normal) with Program 'B'.


    Poppa
  3. Re: Opening a Program from a minimized state then closing active program

    I don't understand why that should stop you making your Program a single instance application.
    This just means that you can't start a new instance of an app. which is running, in other words... you...
  4. Re: Opening a Program from a minimized state then closing active program

    Hi K3JAE,

    First thing I'd do is: Program 'A' Form1.vb > Tab 'Project' > '(Program 'A') Properties' > Application

    Scroll down and put a tick in the box 'Make single instance application'.

    You...
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    VS 2019 Re: Add printer in windows 10 problem

    Hi Xirica,

    I'm sorry Xirica that's beyond my knowledge.

    Short of checking that the application is set for all CPUs I don't know what to suggest.

    Form1.vb: Tab 'Project' > '(Name of project)...
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    VS 2013 Re: Error

    Hi Lieven,

    Good to know your problem is fixed.

    If you go to the top of this page, you will find a tab 'Thread Tools', click that and you will find how to mark this thread as 'Resolved'.

    We...
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    VS 2013 Re: Error

    Hi Lieven,

    At this point in your Form1_Load subroutine...

    TextBox5.Text = (ListBox1.Items(_i + 4).ToString)
    TextBox6.Text = (ListBox1.Items(_i + 5).ToString)
    ...
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    VS 2013 Re: Error

    Copy and paste it, then check the pasted string... yes there is a space.

    I don't understand why just removing those parenthesises would resolve the error ?
    And as Arnoutdv says... I'd've...
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    VS 2010 Re: Deboger OK , Released Not Finish

    Hi Pcomte,

    We are going to need a lot more information if we're to help.

    Post the code which you are trying to debug, (between square 'CODE' parenthesis, use the '#' tab in the page heading)
    ...
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    VS 2019 Re: Add printer in windows 10 problem

    Hi again Xirica,

    Do you know how to 'Step through' your code ?

    You can 'Set a BreakPoint', on Form1.vb (any Form .vb) place your cursor in the pale blue edge (to the immediate left of the...
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    VS 2019 Re: Add printer in windows 10 problem

    Hi Xirica,

    Well I'm still not completely sure what you're trying to do exactly, and I have never used '.SpawnInstance_' however...

    The first thing I notice is that you haven't defined the...
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    VS 2019 Re: Add printer in windows 10 problem

    Hi Xirica,

    Are you using Visual Basic .NET ?

    Are these instructions within a subroutine ?

    Please post your code, as written, in the expected manner in this forum, i.e. inside square...
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    VS 2019 Re: Error Codes while running an app

    Hi Anshikam,

    You have several errors of the 'is not defined' variety.

    This is telling you that you've tried to use a variable that it doesn't recognise because you've not defined it with a...
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    Re: Textbox changes and Checkbox.Checked

    Hi rahil40,

    The first and obvious changes would look like this: -

    'When Flow Changed
    Private Sub txtQ_TextChanged(sender As System.Object, e As System.EventArgs) Handles txtQ.TextChanged...
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    Re: Solution Explorer

    Hi Niktsol,

    This sounds as though you wish to make a suit of projects which can communicate with each other ?

    This being so, the answer is yes, it's a simple matter of storing your data...
  16. VS 2012 Re: (ask) Error when split code on screen

    Only a comment...


    Pop
  17. VS 2019 Re: No certificates were found that met all the given criteria

    Hi David,

    This happens infrequently but it's seldom a problem.

    Failed to sign...
    Certificates out of date...

    Go to: Project > Properties > Signing

    Click: Select from Store...
  18. VS 2012 Re: (ask) Error when split code on screen

    Oh !

    I thought Hugoyaw had a coding problem since the question is in this forum.

    Poppa
  19. VS 2012 Re: (ask) Error when split code on screen

    Hi Hugoyaw,

    You are going to have to give us more specific details about the problem that you are having, just showing us the result of the problem without explaining what you are actually trying...
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    VS 2010 Re: Failed to detect process

    Did you take note of the post script ?

    You still talk about "notepad.exe", "downloadmanager.exe" and "explorer.exe".

    What ever process you're looking for OMIT the '.EXE'.


    Poppa
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    Re: Approach to write list to file

    Hi,

    I would approach this by sending the data to a text file, probably in the same folder as the .exe file, I'd send the data to the text file in a specific order, then...
    When I want to read it...
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    VS 2010 Re: Failed to detect process

    Hi, maybe try it like this: -

    Public Class ProcessDetector2

    Private Sub ProcessDetector2_Load() Handles MyBase.Load
    ProcessDetectorTimer.Interval = 10000
    ...
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    VS 2017 Re: Form.VB[Design] missing

    When that happens to me, the first thing I try is to exit the VS, then go the the project folder and delete both the .bin and .obj folders, then reopen VS.


    Poppa
  24. VS 2017 Re: How to find the last 7 words in single line richtextbox and highlight them

    Here's just a suggestion, instead of using A to K etc. as text for your buttons, don't use text at all... Use an image. Use your current code for your application but don't use the Button's .Text......
  25. Re: Highlighting a single bar on a chart

    Ah... because of 'TextBox_Alert.Text', I assumed that XValue was a string.

    If XValue always 0 you should look at whatever is setting it, clearly it's not what you expect.
    If it's not a string,...
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    VS 2019 Re: TreeView Hot Track Backcolor FullRow

    Thanks John,

    That's very enlightening, something else for my collection of snippets.


    Poppa


    I just discovered that I didn't send this post !
  27. Thread: No Errors

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    Re: No Errors

    Thanks dday9,

    The problem disappeared the next time I opened the project.
    I had tried Build before posting the thread, but not Rebuild, if it happens again I'll definitely try that, it may well...
  28. Thread: No Errors

    by Poppa Mintin
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    No Errors

    Hi,

    This is extremly frustrating, I am monitoring the Error List, it's set to 'Entire Solution'.
    The error list reports no errors, no warnings, no messages and yet when I click Start, I get an...
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    VS 2019 Re: TreeView Hot Track Backcolor FullRow

    First, I'm surprised that your question hasn't been answered before now, such a long delay is most unusual in this forum.

    Sadly I don't have an answer, I do have a query.
    In your first code...
  30. Re: Highlighting a single bar on a chart

    First, I'm surprised that your question hasn't been answered before now, a week delay is most unusual in this forum.

    The problem with comparing texts is that in order for a comparison to be true,...
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    Re: Ghost shortcut

    Thanks guys,

    When I re-booted the machine this morning the 'Ghost' was no longer there.
    I don't understand why, it didn't go when I re-booted yesterday !

    Poppa

    PS.

    I've marked this...
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    [RESOLVED] Ghost shortcut

    Hi,
    Windows 10 machine. I have a shortcut on my desktop which I'm trying to delete
    because I don't know where it came from and it's a shortcut to nothing.

    I hover my cursor over it and it gives...
  33. Re: What has gone wrong with my designer now !

    Hi...

    Just a false alarm, I re-booted the computer and all was well.

    Thanks for the reply. Meant to post this a lot earlier, having solved the issue I just got on with my project and forgot to...
  34. [RESOLVED] What has gone wrong with my designer now !

    Hi,

    Just started a new project, first thing in the design section, set the font size for Form1.
    In properties, select Font, set the Units to Pixel (As I usually do) then try to set 25px, tap...
  35. Re: 'Remove vertical spacing' not behaving as expected.

    Thanks John,
    Good to know it's not just me. As for no space between controls, that's not where I leave 'em but it's a start, if for instance I have (say) five or six buttons equally spaced along...
  36. 'Remove vertical spacing' not behaving as expected.

    Hi,

    When I'm in a design page and wish to snap two controls together I select the control to which I want to 'pull' another, then, with Control depressed, select the other control so that the...
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    Re: Is there a bug in the latest upgrade ?

    Thanks John,

    I ran the repair on VS and that fixed the main problem, I do still have a problem with my Error List, I was going to try a new variable and just added it to the end of a 'Dim'...
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    Re: Is there a bug in the latest upgrade ?

    Thanks Si.
  39. Re: [FAQ's: OD] How do I set a UserForm to be the TopMost form throughout Windows?

    I get reprimanded if I use DoEvents in any code !

    Poppa.
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    Is there a bug in the latest upgrade ?

    Hi,

    I'm not sure that this is the correct forum, because it is a question, I don't believe it's language specific, else I'd've posted it in vb.NET.

    I 'upgraded' to the newest Visual Studio...
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