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    Re: Some thoughts on VB6 forum

    use whatever you want, in the end its all about "time".
    no, I don't care about effectiveness, compatibility, stability, performance etc.
    that part is up to everyone, if you want to use commodore...
  2. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    so, theres a subscription plan, and ordering that now, you get a discount, since the features are not in place yet they want to give you a discount for helping out now with the development costs....
  3. Re: [RESOLVED] Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    but how to explain Israel? they have vaccinated a majority of the population and still they can't contain it.

    I think, as I have read somewhere that vaccinated people "can" infect non-vaccinated,...
  4. Re: [RESOLVED] Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    studies here, in a hospital, during 1 years time, they measures the immunity from recovered covid-infected.
    they discovered that most people have high levels of antibodies that works well against...
  5. Re: [RESOLVED] Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    another expert, I see.

    its not that we have a nobody, that person works with vaccine and research.
    of course Im talking about Dr Geert Vanden Bossche, as he is the source of discussion. and not...
  6. Re: [RESOLVED] Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    so, dilettante is an expert, while Dr Geert Vanden Bossche, https://www.geertvandenbossche.org/
    is just a nobody. why listen to him, better listen to dilettante as he has the answer to everything.
  7. Re: [RESOLVED] Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    Im amazed that a programmer doesn't have a critical mind.
    no matter who we listen to, we should have a critical mind, but not only to the talker but also to our selves.
    the video tells about how...
  8. Re: [RESOLVED] Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjMZvpmuaKY
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    Re: Windows 11 coming soon

    using windows 7 as my main,
    the windows 10 I have, is not as good and creates issues with my vb6 game-project.
    as I mentioned in another thread:
    compiling my project in windows 7 = result in a...
  10. Re: About some work on this project of mine. Warning some periods of highs and lows

    yeah. its a lot of work.
    but remember that flash has been around for a long time and theres tons of games made from it,
    even online games.
    many people want to be able to run those games.
    for...
  11. Re: About some work on this project of mine. Warning some periods of highs and lows

    flash is not dead.
    but u will need a bit of "work-around" to make it work.
    in windows 10 u need to make the customer run a "uninstaller"...
  12. Thread: Stuff to watch

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    Re: Stuff to watch

    talking about Italian and Terence Hill.
    I would recommend any spaghetti western starring Terence Hill and Bud Spencer. actually any movie with those 2.
    one classic that I really enjoy and want to...
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    Re: [RESOLVED] get part of string between ( )

    @Schmidt

    if u look at my projects, everything I have in my project is used.
    I also try to make all functions to work for just what the project require, so they are custom made.
    u can code...
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    Re: Windows 11 coming soon

    just rumors about windows 11, it could be as DllHell wrote, just a major update, like 10.1
    that shouldn't make VB6 not working. but if the UI is changing, with edged corners and other UI-changes it...
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    Re: [RESOLVED] get part of string between ( )

    if possible coding is about making the functions for that particular project.
    I actually dont like those "all-purpose-functions", or those massive class-projects that gives u hundreds of...
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    Re: [RESOLVED] get part of string between ( )

    since its always 2, and theres always a (xx) the 2nd method from Bobbles seems to be the best one.

    iPos = InStr(1, sSource, "(")
    sData = Mid(sSource, iPos + 1, 2)

    or a 1 liner

    sData =...
  17. Re: What's the best way for me to distribute my VB6 program?

    one way is to have a site that u own where the program is checking for updates, like
    http://mysite.com/ver

    u make your program download "ver" that is a simple txt file, like

    <version>
    1.01...
  18. Thread: Instrb No variant

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    Re: Instrb No variant

    maybe it means that depending on the type variable you use for the return value, it will convert into that but the default type is long.

    but looking here:...
  19. Thread: Instrb No variant

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    Re: Instrb No variant

    unlikely.
    show the code that resulted in a variant.
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    Re: 64x compiler for vb6

    check https://www.vbforums.com/forumdisplay.php?16-Other-BASIC
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    Re: TwinBasic + RC + cross-platform

    so, if I would start using twinbasic + rc and supposedly twinbasic will not have any sound/mp3 built-in, instead I need to use api/typelibs.
    will RC in the future have sound/mp3 support?
    and if so,...
  22. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    Im looking forward to the "cross-platform" mode.
    one thing that Im thinking about is "sound" support
    theres no real good sound support in vb6, thats why we use typelibs/API, but if we have a...
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    Re: Convert boolean value to bytes

    a byte can hold 8 bits (boolean)
    0,2,4,8,16,32,64,128

    that what the example from Eduardo do. and as u can see c > 7 will stop because u can not add more than that. if u want more u need to use...
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    Re: Starting a vb6 project from a class

    he need to specify more what issues he has, what he want to do,
    right now its like we need to do the research ourselves to figure out the issues.
    Its a lot of work to copy that code, and try to...
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    Re: Starting a vb6 project from a class

    why u need to start from a class?
    if u want to avoid the default form-startup u can use the sub main startup. but u will still need a module.
    from the module u can initialize the class and go from...
  26. Thread: Folder path

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    Re: Folder path

    try https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/shell/shellwindows?redirectedfrom=MSDN

    here an article for it
    https://devblogs.microsoft.com/oldnewthing/20040720-00/?p=38393
  27. Thread: Folder path

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    Re: Folder path

    I think u can get that in the registry, what the current folder of windows explorer.
    the internal command "CurDir" will give your the system current folder, but in ansi.
    not sure if windows...
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    Re: TwinBasic + RC + cross-platform

    thx Olaf for all the information.

    as for me, I will be using RC together with twinbasic.
    it feels wrong to start using RC with VB6, and right now my current project of 3 years is too large to...
  29. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    well done presentation. not boring and informative. not sure about his "bold prediction" but who knows, could be happening. :D
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    TwinBasic + RC + cross-platform

    so, Im thinking, better to have its own thread instead of mixing with twinbasic.

    what I would like this thread to be:

    - installation instructions
    step by step how to install RC into twinbasic...
  31. Re: how to make tlb by vb6 for Declare windows api

    I also noticed that the compiled exe will not run faster just because u have a tlb.
    my experience is that u will not notice much difference.
    the purpose of a TLB is that u dont need to add all...
  32. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    Schmidt/Olaf

    that is my "vision", of what "I" like it to be.
    you say its not responsible to do what I would like, but on the other hand I could say "why not".
    is twinbasic just a 100% compatible...
  33. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    as for me, what I would like twinbasic to be is, example:

    - we do this in VB6 because theres no built-in function that can do it, example subclassing the mouse wheel.
    twinbasic should instead...
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    Re: https://www.radbasic.dev/

    right now I believe more in twinbasic, but I will not condemn radbasic, I will wait and see when it will demonstrate it can handle a complex project that is using API, OCX, typelibs and subclassing....
  35. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    no, I can't make RC to work. I can't add it to the references, it gives me errors. I have told about this numerous times. no matter what Im doing I can't add to references, so its impossible to use.
  36. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    if RC6 could be added to the project without the need to register the dll, as u can just put them in the same folder as the compiled .exe that could be what I need to start using RC.
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    Re: is it legal to use vb6 enterprise free in 2021 ?

    dilettante, theres no support, its just "It Just Works compatibility", meaning, they are letting it be there, granting runtimes to be included in the system, and if it will stop working, c'est la...
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    Re: is it legal to use vb6 enterprise free in 2021 ?

    they stopped supporting vb6 a long time ago. maybe you are talking about 32bit?
    if native code would not work anymore it would mean a lot of other native code compiled exe would stop as well,...
  39. Re: vb6 Convert a value beyond the long range to a hexadecimal number?

    I get that Arnoutdv, and if you are discussing technicalities, he's correct about that.
    but he's also wrong, as in the end its binary and if we are going even deeper its about circuits, transistors...
  40. Re: vb6 Convert a value beyond the long range to a hexadecimal number?

    dilettante, your post is useless. who cares about semantics, in the end its about the practical use of the type.
    otherwise everything is just binary, 0 and 1.
    also you can use the type to be octal...
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