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  1. Re: Is the VB6 community capable to grab the bull by its horns?

    I open source everything I can so that it can live, grow and help others.
    I use as many open source things as I can for the same reason.
    I actually try to only depend on open source things for...
  2. Re: Is the VB6 community capable to grab the bull by its horns?

    There was a long long time where I personally wanted to be able to recreate vb6. I started working on components and developing the specialized skills. What i started with was:

    - needed a good...
  3. Re: Is the VB6 community capable to grab the bull by its horns?

    I dont think people recognize the scale of a project like this. We are blessed with working with what took a professional paid dev team staffed by legit old school wizards a decade to create/refine....
  4. Re: Is there a Call Hierarchy tool for VB5 or VB6

    Not exactly what you want, but will work in a pinch.

    https://www.vbforums.com/showthread.php?798747-Classview-Addin-for-vb6

    The addin will give you a quick break down of all the...
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    Re: Add permanent string of data to EXE?

    most basic implementation, use a resource file, embed a unique marker string like AAAAAAAAAA-AAAAAA-AAAAAAAAAA
    for each client you can run an external program to embed the unique license key into...
  6. Re: What's Included in Runtime using Conditional Compile Alternatives

    I compiled the exe with debug information, then disassembled with an old version of IDA pro 4.8 (newer versions can not load old pdb format)
  7. Re: What's Included in Runtime using Conditional Compile Alternatives

    yes the function call with string and an empty function body is included in the compiled binary even if kDebugOn = False



    .text:00401942 mov edx, offset ___vba@09499660 ;...
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    Re: Getting hWnd from VBIDE.Window

    step 1 find the handle somehow
    step 2 make sure you can do something useful with it

    second part has not been as expected.
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    Re: Getting hWnd from VBIDE.Window

    using EnumChildWindows from the top level IDE window yielded the attached images below, then enuming the children of
    a VBAWindow yielded some more hwnds but nothing of a separate embedded edit type...
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    Re: Develop a new/modern VB6-IDE

    Scintinilla is a nice free open source code editor component that supports syntax highlighting, code folding, intellisense, and debugger features such as breakpoint and line highlighting. Its written...
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    Re: Logging Errors In Realtime

    Some modification of this may be useful to get real time error logging from the app.

    https://www.vbforums.com/showthread.php?874127-Persistent-Debug-Print-Window&highlight=PersistentDebugPrint
    ...
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    Re: Substring ...

    The following extract function has become my default:



    Private Sub Form_Load()

    Dim retVal As String
    If Extract("<totalResultsCount>15</totalResultsCount>", ">", "<", retVal)...
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    Re: hao to call Sqlite3.dll with cdecl?

    seems like it would be way easier to download a copy of visual studio community for free
    and learn to compile sqllite as a stdcall dll or write a stdcall shim to access it?
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    Re: [vb6] - Filter Listview User control

    ended up doing a video demo on this user control, I pretty much cant live without it at this point.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3R7RJr60rVg
  15. Thread: What Causes This?

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    Re: What Causes This?

    aghhh thanks this has been annoying me for years. I thought it was one of my addins throwing an intermittent error
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    Re: sql autocomplete control?

    I added table alias support. not sure how far i will take this since my needs are not huge and it could quickly get complex.
    I ended up creating a repo for it you can find here:...
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    Re: sql autocomplete control?

    that would be a good behavior to add as well I had not thought of it yet.

    Its an interesting problem, how to keep/understand context of a programmatic statement so that a smart editor can auto...
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    Re: 3d Party Graphing Contrls

    also if you embed a browser control then you have a thousand options for graphing
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    Re: 3d Party Graphing Contrls

    remembered a couple others:

    WinGraphviz was pretty decent and free/open source. ActiveX written in C
    http://wingraphviz.sourceforge.net/wingraphviz/setup.htm

    uDrawGraph is an external exe but...
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    Re: sql autocomplete control?

    I am sure this still has some behaviors to refine but ismostly there.
    its a bit parsing heavy right now. There may be some clever ways to lighten up the load.

    behaviors so far:
    - syntax...
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    Re: sql autocomplete control?

    Thanks Colin thats a very nice control. I will add it to my library and see if I can use some of it for this project :)
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    Re: 3d Party Graphing Contrls

    i started keeping an archive of open source vb6 graphing controls that looked decent. I havent tested any of them myself though

    https://github.com/dzzie/libs/tree/master/graphing

    the psc repo...
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    Re: sql autocomplete control?

    nice, ultimately hoping for something that I can embed directly into my vb6 program like a user control or ocx
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    sql autocomplete control?

    Has anyone stumbled across any sql auto complete textbox type controls for vb6 (open source or free preferred)

    I am thinking of building one unless there is one available.

    wish list:
    - syntax...
  25. Thread: VB6 with Firebase

    by dz32
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    Re: VB6 with Firebase

    looks like it has a web api

    https://firebase.google.com/docs/database/rest/retrieve-data

    https://firebase.google.com/docs/reference/rest/database#section-query-parameters

    you will need some...
  26. Thread: vbLibCurl

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    Re: vbLibCurl

    the add reference mechanism is for ActiveX dlls. These dlls are standard C dlls like the kernel32 Windows API dll

    standard dlls are most commonly utilized by vb6 through the api declare...
  27. Thread: vbLibCurl

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    Re: vbLibCurl

    so the vb put command throws bad record number once the file size hits 2gb.
    you would have to switch over to api file writes for downloads > 2gb
    I will leave that as exercise for those who might...
  28. Thread: vbLibCurl

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    Re: vbLibCurl

    thanks for the bug report

    the first problem was that CURLOPT_TIMEOUT is the total download time to abort if exceeded (was set at 15 seconds)
    switched to CURLOPT_CONNECTTIMEOUT and made the...
  29. Thread: vbLibCurl

    by dz32
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    vbLibCurl

    Did a little more work around Jeffrey Phillips 2005 vblibcurl

    - initLib() to find/load C dll dependencies on the fly from different paths
    - removed tlb requirements (all enums covered but not all...
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    Re: GET version from exe

    you could also make decisions based off of the compile time set in the pe header automatically set by most compilers
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    Re: Like the *Friend* Keyword But ...

    you could have a function which handles setting multiple properties based on an enum flag passed in.
    To set the "hidden" property you just use an undocumented flag not part of the public enum
    ...
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    Re: Recreating VB6 Dll

    is the address of the variable static? in the main exe? if so a WriteProcessMemory should fix it.
    is the main exe passing in an object reference to any of the dll methods?
    maybe the dll is...
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    Re: WebSocket Secure (wss) Server in vb6.

    You are probably going to have to dig through the weeds

    https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6455

    I found this list of websocket libraries, none in VB6 yet. There are some command line
    ones which...
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    Re: WebSocket Secure (wss) Server in vb6.

    i had to interact with a secure websocket for one project I ended up doing it in GO because the code was
    readily available. I looked into maybe creating a GO dll and making this available to VB6 but...
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    Re: Re PlanetSourceCode

    awesome work on this thanks
  36. Re: What good is a command button's Value property?

    20 years never knew this lol, always called the event handler directly , making it public if I had to call from another module. other obj refs sinking events is a good argument against this...
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    Re: Planet Source Code Jumbo Resource CDs

    glad to see all this history saved
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    Re: How do I run VB6 code as string in VB6?

    you can also add class or form objects to the script control and access its public properties, methods, and form elements. Like if you have a block of text with quotes in it, just access it through a...
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    Re: Outgoing Mail Client with VB6

    There were some decent free ActiveX dlls for mail sending, I cant remember the name of the one I used though.
    Chilkat might have one not sure if free.
    Outlook automation comes to mind as the most...
  40. Re: VS2019 Community edition COM Aware setting ?

    this fixed it for me:
    https://www.winhelponline.com/blog/error-0x800f0954-net-framework-3-5-optional-feature-dism/

    I created the reg key:

    ...
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