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  1. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    Thanks Niya, I stand corrected (The reason why I'd thought it might not have been was because I hadn't put in any import statements but it had still worked).
  2. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    Actually I don't know that it is a member of the VB6 compatibility namespace. I think it's part of core vb.net if that makes sense and looking at the intellisense just now (sorry!) it doesn't mention...
  3. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    Yes but pasting "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\VB98\VB6.EXE" "C:\test folder\Project1.Vbp" into cmd.exe, works too!
    So VB6 and the Windows 10 command line work but vb.net fails?
    ...
  4. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    Hi PD, thanks for your interest.
    The "inner exception:" was empty and no mention of a file name that i could see, (both are present).
    The following strings with no arguments also failed with the...
  5. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    That could well be it because I never look for vb.net stuffn normally. But i have been playing around with it a bit recently
    making great progress NOT!

    As an example, the following shell command...
  6. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    I think that's a moot point today
    I'd have thought that Python would have long since become the destination of choice for non-programmers looking to do a bit of coding.
    And try dabbling in vb.net...
  7. Re: I think VB6 is much a better tool/language than VB.NET

    No VB6 project in Dave's garage is damning.
  8. Re: I think VB6 is much a better tool/language than VB.NET

    Where would you put GIMP on your list, gotta be higher than Photoshop.
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    Re: Copy Protection Ideas

    Write an app that needs regular updating and support!

    On a tangent...
    A client's tech guy recently moved their server to a new machine.
    He made a disk image and gave the new server the same name...
  10. Moving the 'Other BASIC' forum from the 'Other Languages' section

    Hi Moderators
    I made the quoted suggestion below in the TwinBasic thread and Shaggy Hiker suggested that I repost it here.
    I think that the 'Visual Basic' section just might be a more 'natural'...
  11. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    Thanks Shaggy Hiker, I'm glad that you agree! I'll do that right away!
  12. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    Ah, OK, I misunderstood your point
  13. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    Hi Eduardo
    I wasn't really thinking of "inside" [VB6 and earlier] but underneath it, where [Universal Windows Platform and Modern Windows Experience] is now.
    Regarding the emails, those are only...
  14. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    What if "Other Basic" was moved from "Other languages" to just under "VB6 and earlier".
    Even without all the current interest in TwinBasic and Radbasic, it might be a more appropriate location for...
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    Re: https://www.radbasic.dev/

    That's great! I subscribed to the kickstarter but once that didn't reach its goal, I suppose I lost my enthuasiasm a bit and never subscribed to the Patreon.
    Now since I've since subscribed to...
  16. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    I'm not qualified to have an opinion on what you guys are discussing but I'd just like to say that I know native-English speaking people who say stuff like "Didn't you not?" :)
  17. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    VB6 to twinbasic is a one way street (at least if you start taking advantage of the latter's extra functionality?)
    That being so it seems like a fairly easy transformation to move all existing lines...
  18. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    Maybe I'm doing it wrong but I find that making new features configurable adds greatly to the time it takes to complete them.
    If that's right then I'd prefer for there to be just one twinbasic way...
  19. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    I never even knew about Ctrl+Y.
    Comment and uncomment serves that purpose for me, I think
  20. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    For me, as I make money from VB6, it feels like a sensible thing to do to support this project.
    I've signed up and if it all works out it should prove to have been a good investment.
    If for some...
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    Re: Using Python with Vb6

    Vbstr's last theorem
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    Windows 11 coming soon

    As a vb6 user it's sort of disappointing to think that the best you can hope for from a new Windows is that nothing changes.

    Thankfully there are projects on the go now that promise to deliver us...
  23. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    That's great, thanks. Sounds like a good solution to me!
  24. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    It would be great if we could get something definitiive about support for existing vb6 forms.
    On one page there is this statement that doesn't mention .FRM files


    while on this page it says

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    Re: Microsoft retiring Internet Explorer next year

    MZ tools allows you to have an error handling template that you can easily add to any procedure
    It also has a feature to allow for the easy insertion or removal of line numbers.
    The two together...
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    Re: Microsoft retiring Internet Explorer next year

    If the application is written in vb.net or c# is there an alternative there that is not available in vb6?
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    Re: Microsoft retiring Internet Explorer next year

    Sorry I didn't see that.
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    Re: Microsoft retiring Internet Explorer next year

    Some government departments don't provide an API yet expect small contractors to fill in long forms online where
    previously they were able to mail in forms that they could have software autofill.
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    Re: Microsoft retiring Internet Explorer next year

    Thanks Peter,
    At least we have a year I suppose.
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    Microsoft retiring Internet Explorer next year

    Announcement here

    It says in its FAQ section:



    I don't understand the implications of this for VB6.

    Specifically, I wonder does it mean that the InternetExplorer object , ...
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    Re: TwinBasic + RC + cross-platform

    Good idea Baks
    I have to confess that as much through laziness as stupidity that I know hardly anything about RC6, what it can do and why one would use it.
    I have some half baked impressions that I...
  32. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    Hi axisdj
    This is very interesting. I'd like to hear what you think of Lazarus after such a project. Are you impressed or disappointed? I spent a little time experimenting in Lazarus There are a...
  33. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    Unless doesn't support all built in controls?
  34. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    So TwinBasic will not offer a path for projects containing all but a few controls?
    That would make it uninteresting for a lot of people who rely on grids a lot for example.
    I was hoping for at...
  35. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    hi Olaf
    but it says on the TwinBasic website:



    In my reading of it that sounds like he's going to support forms as clearly as he does modules and classes?
    (But actually I'd be perfectly happy...
  36. Re: This forum is why VB6 is still usable today

    That is a shame xiaoyao.
    The images you post look very impressive.
    I think though that until it's got an English language version it will never catch on outside China and maybe Japan.
    He needs a...
  37. Re: is it legal to use vb6 enterprise free in 2021 ?

    Firstly I bought my copy of VB6 (professional) on ebay in about 2002 or thereabouts, still in its shrink wrap packaging.

    When Microsoft discontinued Classic VB they devalued many, many people's...
  38. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    Good on you Wayne, class response.
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    Re: https://www.radbasic.dev/

    More pleasant to work with, anyway, I believe.
  40. Re: VB6: NEWS - TwinBasic VB6's Second Potential Replacement

    Great! I'm bookmarking that link, thanks!
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