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    Re: Getting Internet IP Address

    That sounds like it might be a good approach. is there an example of how i can use this to get Public IP? I'm not familiar with the upnp.dll.
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    Getting Internet IP Address

    I've been using the code snippet from the Codebank [here] to get the remote IP address from my app.

    This is a great bit of code and has always worked very well to get the IP address of any...
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    Re: Get Internet IP Address.

    QUESTION:

    This is a great code-bit. Seems to work flawlessly to get IP address of any connection.

    I got this strange result from a remote customer. What does it mean if my parsed answer =...
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    Re: Windows 11 coming soon

    Hopefully the Vb6 apps will run on windows 11, but I canít test them unless I install windows 11 on one of my Win10 machine. But so far, none of my Win10 machines pass the win11 test. (Even though...
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    Re: Windows 11 coming soon

    There sure isnít much information around on this new win11, but if it ends up requiring a new machine upgrade to run, it will even be difficult to test whether current developed VB6 apps will run...
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    Re: Prevent Form_Activate

    Got it! Works fine. Thx again.
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    Re: Prevent Form_Activate

    YES.

    In these cases it is either desired or OK for Form_Activate event to run.


    Eduardo - thanks again for your help.
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    Re: Prevent Form_Activate

    Form2 is NOT shown in the Form_Activate event. (have i mistakenly said this somewhere??)
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    Re: Prevent Form_Activate

    Eduardo - thanks for trying. got a few good suggestions that are working now. so thanks all. Sorry that i must have confused the explanation of my problem.

    for clarity...
    With Form1 loaded...
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    Re: Prevent Form_Activate

    Eduardo-thanks. Why do I need to automatically show form2 from Form1.Form_Load? Thatís not my intention, but donít think I understand why that might help me? Currently Form2 is called manually when...
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    Re: Prevent Form_Activate

    Don't need to do that.

    'Form2' is just a simple (custom) dialog, and don't want the other forms re-initializing (Form_Activate) just because the Form2 dialog was shown.
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    Re: Prevent Form_Activate

    wqweto - thanks for explanation. All same application. Some of the first 'initializing' setups needed don't work well when they're in the Form_Load (due to some controls not set up yet), but work...
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    Re: Prevent Form_Activate

    dilettante - when you say 'initialization', do you refer to 'Form_Initialize'? Or are you suggesting putting all the actions into Form_Load with a DoEvents(), and not using Form_Activate at all?
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    Re: Prevent Form_Activate

    dee-u - thanks again for your thoughts. seems like your suggestion of global variable flag is easiest approach. thanks also to Bobbles.
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    Re: Prevent Form_Activate

    thx Eduardo. not using form_activate to show form2 (sorry if i gave that impression, but clarified in post #4). to be more clear, i want form_activate to execute under all normal situations of...
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    Re: Prevent Form_Activate

    Bobbles - yes, this is the issue. Seems like the global var flag is the easiest approach. thanks for your experience.
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    Re: Prevent Form_Activate

    Episcopal - Sorry for not being clear. I want to prevent the Form_Activate event from executing, when Form1 regains focus, when ever form2 is shown and closed.



    dee-u - Yes, i thought of going...
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    [RESOLVED] Prevent Form_Activate

    With form1 active/visible, I show form2. Is there a way to prevent form1_activate from firing after form2 is closed? Form2 is used this way frequently, with various different other forms, so Iím...
  19. Thread: FYI: Adios

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    Re: FYI: Adios

    Best of luck to you, Keith. Your commitment and dedication will serve you well in your new position.

    Youíve helped me tremendously with VB6, many times, over many years. Iím so thankful for that....
  20. Re: set a 'Description' property of a dB?

    OK, thanks. i don't think i'll tamper with existing ones. Your 'private' properties are fine and will do the job. thanks again!

    /jim
  21. Re: set a 'Description' property of a dB?

    Eduardo - Great! That'll work perfect! Thanks!
    Are there any already existing properties that the db object has, such as those like Title, Subject, Author, Manager, Company, Category, Keywords,...
  22. Re: set a 'Description' property of a dB?

    dilettante - i don't know that such a property exists either? thinking that maybe can access the 'Summary' info part of dB creation? Could used 'Comment' property or 'Version' property. But can't...
  23. [RESOLVED] set a 'Description' property of a dB?

    I use following code to set the 'Description' property of dB table property...


    Set td = db.TableDefs(tablename) 'table name
    'set table 'Description' property
    td.Properties("Description") =...
  24. Re: get ActiveTitlebar color in Windows 10

    dilettante - in your sample code (post #2) you included...


    Private Declare Function ColorRGBToHLS Lib "shlwapi" ( _
    ByVal clrRGB As Long, _
    ByRef wHue As Integer, _
    ByRef...
  25. Re: get ActiveTitlebar color in Windows 10

    dilettante - great! many thanks. this seems to work well with Win10. Many thanks.

    I'm thinking i'd be better to change the 'failure' settings to...

    If Not Success Then
    BackColor =...
  26. [RESOLVED] get ActiveTitlebar color in Windows 10

    i'm tying to get the color of the default Titlebar backcolor in Windows 10. Using COLOR_ACTIVECAPTION or vbActiveTitlebar seems to work on Win7 and WinXP but doesn't work on win10 (doesn't show...
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    Re: Windows 10 DPI Scaling?

    i've been testing on Win10Pro update 2004, with some vb6 programs, no manifest. seems that scaling with DPI settings 150% or 200% are producing better results than previous versions? Certainly...
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    Windows 10 DPI Scaling?

    Does the latest Windows 10 version have a different (better) method of handling DPI scaling? i've noticed that recent versions seem to do a better job of scaling older VB6 programs?

    LaVolpe...
  29. Re: DisplayResolution 2560 x 1440 gives run-time 6 overflow error program made with

    Right, thx. i will try to find cheap computer that is able to support cheap 3840 x 2160 monitor. Still trying to see if there is a software work-around to make my program see UHD monitor instead of...
  30. Re: DisplayResolution 2560 x 1440 gives run-time 6 overflow error program made with

    Thanks all for your feedback. I am now looking around for a UHD monitor or tv that could do 3840 x 2160. Unfortunately, will also need a computer w/graphics card sufficient to support 4K monitor....
  31. Re: DisplayResolution 2560 x 1440 gives run-time 6 overflow error program made with

    yes! This sounds like the probable cause. my problem is i'm working with alot of code, and need to first locate where the error is occurring, and i don't have a UHD system (computer/monitor) to...
  32. Re: DisplayResolution 2560 x 1440 gives run-time 6 overflow error program made with

    different question - since i don't have a UHD monitor (3840 x 2160) setup available, it's tough to debug my program. i can't find any direct references to width or height in the forms that are...
  33. Re: DisplayResolution 2560 x 1440 gives run-time 6 overflow error program made with

    haha. nuts.
  34. Re: UHD resolution gives run-time 6 overflow error

    Was there a 'resolution' confirmed for this problem? i have an application that runs on a customer's machine, found to trigger same "error 6 - overflow" error when using UHD (4K) monitor, 3840 x...
  35. Re: Do I have sufficient resources to install VB6 on Windows 10?

    Does vb6ís PDW work OK on Win10?
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    Re: [RESOLVED] DPI Aware question

    LaVolpe - good notes on that link. It seems that IF Basic Windows theme is selected, then the "Use XP style scaling" checkbox is greyed out and defaulted (checked) for 100% and 125% scaling, and is...
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    Re: DPI Aware question

    So, with Win7, when does OS use virtualization? Testing a non-manifested exe, from my tests with Win7, it seems that XP style scaling (TPP changes with change in DPI setting) is always working, and...
  38. Re: Add a sub-folder in Package & Deployment Wizard

    jdc - thanks for the research. i guess that PDW just can't do it. i'll check out 'Visual Installer' app.
  39. Re: Add a sub-folder in Package & Deployment Wizard

    I donít see the way to add a folder (sub folder) to the Start menu folder.
  40. Re: Add a sub-folder in Package Development Wizard

    jdc - thanks for the links. The PDW structures a program folder (GroupName) with any number of file links in the folder, but i am looking to see how i can have the program folder, with a sub-folder,...
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