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  1. Re: [RESOLVED] How to READ and WRITE to online MYSQL database?

    Personally, I wouldn't go with the one file route... why? With what you're proposing, it would have all of your client's keys in it... not a good idea. Instead, do an online database - and yes, it...
  2. Re: Is it possible to get an example of how to drag an image from ?

    I wonder if it's related to "cod" ... but he never mentioned needing cod.

    -tg
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    Re: Questions about ActiveX DLLs.

    If you look in my signature block, there's a link - Set your VB6 ActiveX Compatibility - on setting up binary compatibility... it may or may not be of some use. IIRR it shows how to set it up,...
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    Re: Code not reading entries !

    It's a carryover from the BASIC (or maybe BASICA) days... It's some truly Old School BASIC language construct.

    -tg
  5. Re: [RESOLVED] Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    I've heard of "Hanging 10" but not "hanging by my lips" .... sounds painful. There are those "artists" though that hang themselves by needles through their nipples and other parts of their bodies.......
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    Re: What song are you listening to right now?

    This is what's currently cycled into my playlist as I'm in this thread:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZK9Zi26Izc

    -tg
  7. Re: find the elements that are not in both objects vb.net

    So ... if it's in the one column, you want to add it. So why does the second column matter any more?

    -tg
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    Re: ASP and Hard Wired Cable Modems

    It's built into the modem itself. Even when the internet is down, as long as I have power, I can still get to the admin page of my modem/router. Same with the logs... unless I purge them when I...
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    Re: Select Case True

    Depends on who you ask. Yes it's a valid construct. Should it be avoided? Personally I don't like it. But that's my personal opinion. I know there are others here that don't see a problem with it. In...
  10. Re: External table is not in the expected format error ?

    Two things jump out at me... First is that your get file info call.... get EVERY file... you probably want to limit that to just excel files, since that's what you're reading in. I suspect thats...
  11. Re: I think VB6 is much a better tool/language than VB.NET

    Hey everyone! Windmills can be found in aisle 42!

    -tg
  12. Re: [RESOLVED] Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    But it's still at the organization/employer-employee level. It's a case of the Federal Government is your employer and your employer is requiring it. It's not you work for Microsoft but the Federal...
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    Re: Anyone knows that emoji?

    You know they make a medication for that, right?

    -tg
  14. Re: VB6: Question - Message Queue Method

    You could roll your own Queue object... that's probably what I do in this case if Collections aren't to your liking. Create a linked list and then the Queue would have push & pop (or enqueue &...
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    Re: Get button name on click

    Private Sub DynamicButton_Click(ByVal sender As Object, e As MouseEventArgs)

    For Each cntrl In Me.Controls
    If TypeOf cntrl Is Button Then

    Dim btn As Button...
  16. Re: I think VB6 is much a better tool/language than VB.NET

    I go to the VB Forums, and a hockey game breaks out.... Next I suppose I go to a hockey game and a VB6-.NET war breaks out...

    -tg
  17. Re: Can't Access Properties Of Declared Instance Of A Class

    The BLL shouldn't know or care anything about what specific provider the DAL is using... in fact, the BLL should only be barely aware of the DAL in the first place. What the DAL saves to (be it a SQL...
  18. Re: Can't Access Properties Of Declared Instance Of A Class

    I'll be honest... I'm not liking the entire setup... you've got a DAL, that's fine... but then your BLL inherits the DAL... and then it's got the data class as well... so that means every time you...
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    Re: Hamilton 5x World Champion ?

    This would have been a better alternative...

    https://www.vbforums.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=182218


    -tg
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    Re: To Afghan or to not Afghan

    So, out of curiosity, what's the failure to lunch rate there? I imagine it's pretty low.

    -tg
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    Re: Hamilton 5x World Champion ?

    Yeah, I didn't realize it only took two laps to get half points. I know with Indy, they have to do 50% +1 laps to be declared an official race and have points issued. There's no half points.
    I...
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    Re: Hamilton 5x World Champion ?

    Odd... they talked to a couple of team principles, and they said, yeah it would have been tight, but it would have been doable...

    Speaking of Zandvoort... I'm looking forward to it... it will be...
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    Re: Hamilton 5x World Champion ?

    Wet the heck happened in Spa?! 4+ hours to go 2 laps! That was insane. Even the commentators were running out of things to talk about. Not that I would have wanted to see them race in those...
  24. Re: Allow editing code while running, or auto-pause

    IT would be tricky because the code that's running may not be your code... so ... what should pause? The thread (all execution) or your code? State would have to be preserved as well, and restored......
  25. Re: Another vb alternative Mercury? not 100% compatible but still!

    You make it sound like the future is bleak and barren. Geezes, lighten up. It's not all that bad. There's plenty of stuff going on out there. Is any of it totaly 100% probably not... some of it safer...
  26. Re: How soon may I have to give up VB.net (and VB6)?

    Having worked for a company that used to put source code into escrow for a client... it's done through lawyers.

    -tg
  27. Re: I think VB6 is much a better tool/language than VB.NET

    By that same token... since it wasn't written in VB6, it shows from another aspect that VB6 holds no obvious advantage over VB.NET in developing software. C/C++ FTW!

    Just because N wasn't written...
  28. Re: [RESOLVED] Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    On that note... why aren't there bans on gun powder? I mean, guns themselves are useless with out the ammunition... so guns don't kill people... ammunition does... but what makes the ammunition...
  29. Re: Why is VB.Net/C#/XAML + VS2019 is better than VB6? Here's why.....

    Worked fine for me...
    maybe this is the post you're referencing: https://www.vbforums.com/showthread.php?890070-Should-i-learn-VB6&p=5508914&viewfull=1#post5508914
    Or rather it looks like this one...
  30. Re: I think VB6 is much a better tool/language than VB.NET

    So.... this has been all about the IDE... not about the language itself.

    -tg
  31. Re: I think VB6 is much a better tool/language than VB.NET

    Awww dang, too bad this is in Chit-Chat... that deserves to be repped...

    -tg
  32. Re: Why is VB.Net/C#/XAML + VS2019 is better than VB6? Here's why.....

    In Java... we just annotate it...


    @Getter
    @Setter
    public class foo {
    int myProp = 400
    }
  33. Re: I think VB6 is much a better tool/language than VB.NET

    I was going to just sit on the sidelines and watch t his dumpster fire of a ping-pong match ... but this... this right here is what usually grates on the gears of those proposing .NET ... those that...
  34. Re: Why is VB.Net/C#/XAML + VS2019 is better than VB6? Here's why.....

    It wasn't left in to appease any one... it was left in because it's a syntax that's baked into the BASSIC lexicon. Once something makes it into a given language's lexicon, it's very difficult to take...
  35. Re: Why is VB.Net/C#/XAML + VS2019 is better than VB6? Here's why.....

    This is where the loosey gooseyness comes in... If I remember right... both are valid... you can declare an array by parens on either the variable name... OR on the type name...

    -tg
  36. Re: I think VB6 is much a better tool/language than VB.NET

    Oh nay... that will not do... you must fan the flames of the fire and tell us why it is the better tool for the rest of us and why we must all see the error (resume next) of our ways, repent, and...
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    Re: MongoDB or NoSQL, do you use it?

    That's supposed to be the point of NoSQL ... it's best when the data is non-relational... and for most of us, being in a business or enterprise world, it's hard to see when data isn't related to...
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    Re: MongoDB or NoSQL, do you use it?

    I've used NoSQL a little bit, just to see how it works in practice... I haven't had a practical use for it yet. It's a complete paradigm shift because the idea of tables goes out the window. It's not...
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    Re: join select question

    Is there any reason to believe that you can't just include it as part of the select? That's part of the point of joins... to join two tables together to add related information together. It would be...
  40. VS 2019 Re: textfileparser not working as expected - vb.net 4.6 - vs 2019 - mysql

    1) Please use
    tags around your code when posting it. It keeps the formatting and the indenting, making it easier to read.
    2) textfileparser IS working AS expected... it's your code that isn't...
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