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    Re: Getting row value from another value

    schema.ini

    [Lookups.txt]
    Format=TabDelimited

    Lookups.txt

    ID Name
    1 Aardvark
    2 Wombat
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    Re: Fill combobox in one shot only

    This demo also uses DataCombo1.Style = dbcDropdownList but if you want other styles then don't trigger on the Change event.
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    Re: Fill combobox in one shot only

    schema.ini {in the same folder as the data file, only here to define the data as tab-delimited text}

    [DeezeAndDoze.txt]
    Format=TabDelimited

    DeezeAndDoze.txt

    Deeze Doze
    Egg Drop...
  4. Re: Use VB6 to develop a tool similar to AstExplorer.net

    So how is this a VB6 question at all, aside from you wanting to wrap this huge pile of poo within a VB6 Form somehow, maybe?
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    Re: Fill combobox in one shot only

    Clear? Perhaps you want to Refresh it? Not sure what you are trying to do.

    ListField is one field name. What you are trying makes no sense. If you want values from two fields combined, then...
  6. Re: How many programming communities have closed down? Source website closed

    I suspect the number of people programming will increase, but mainly using it as an on-the-job secondary skill like typing and writing memos. More or less like MS Office VBA macro coders used to be...
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    Re: Fill combobox in one shot only

    Sounds like a job for the DataCombo.


    Set Fruits = New ADODB.Recordset
    With Fruits
    .CursorLocation = adUseClient
    .Open "Fruits.txt", _
    ...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    Slightly out of date, and you can argue these are one man's opinions, but this guy is pretty plugged in:

    The Ins and Outs of Vaccine Diplomacy
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    I finally know what this thread reminds me of.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adkWiJA9xR0

    You may have to watch to the final 2 minutes to see the connection.
  10. Re: How many programming communities have closed down? Source website closed

    The PC era has more or less ended in the last several years.

    Most home users get by with phones and maybe tablets, and those have always been passive devices where the users just consume software...
  11. Re: How much dollars of VB6 developer a month?

    If you followed the original franchise Planet of the Apes arose after a pandemic killed most common house pets, which were replaced by simians who were later pressed into service as low wage workers....
  12. Re: Connecting to MySQL with SSH Tunnel? Would this be a good/secure workaround?

    Windows 10 has had the OpenSSH client (and optional server) for a long time now.


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    Re: An unexpected surprise

    I'm in a similar boat and have come to similar conclusions.

    I still have a bit in the casino (401K) but have been sequestering cash for years. You are right, there are few safe places to stash...
  14. Re: [RESOLVED] help , treeview and sql group by

    You can also use ADO's Data Shaping Service with a "grouping" SHAPE command in order to create hierarchical Recordsets for this sort of thing.

    I'm not sure many people are even aware it exists but...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    That was a bit different. Might have been out writing on his deck and wanted a quick video, or it might be against a green screen with "sunlight" from his right. He's moved to video presentations...
  16. Re: how to make tlb by vb6 for Declare windows api

    Compiled code does not use type libraries, type libraries are just a form of partially compiled symbol table information. TLB files and resources are really just source code used by compilers and...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    Which conclusions?

    The only ones very relevant here are those directly related to what became the pandemic. I think he is suggesting there is a high undisclosed death count over the past few...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    I think the issue is that even 5 years ago they were seeing a precipitous decline in births and covering it up furiously. But recent years saw an even deeper decline that seemingly came out of...
  19. Poll: Re: How many people do you know personally who are invested in crypto currencies?

    It simply isn't currency.

    Are There Taxes on Bitcoins?
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    Something, hard to say what, is going on in China:


    https://youtu.be/KY_zsc0wf1Y

    Could be COVID deaths on a grand scale, could be something else.
  21. Re: how to add Vb.net Usercontrol to vb6 Forms?

    That sounds like a really great suggestion.
  22. Poll: Re: How many people do you know personally who are invested in crypto currencies?

    If you think there is even a shred of truth to that why not try issuing your own so you can sit at the top of the pyramid scheme?
  23. Poll: Re: How many people do you know personally who are invested in crypto currencies?

    It isn't money in any normal sense. More like a derivative with no backing asset.

    However it does seem tailor-made to siphon cash from the gullible into the pockets of those running the circus.
    ...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    I'm still wondering how many have fallen for the knock-off Oxbridge/Zoroastrian vaccine.
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

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    Yummy, or not so much?
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    Re: [RESOLVED] How to read XML DateTime?

    Not to beat a dead horse, but I want to show how the time zone offsets figure into this for future viewers:


    Option Explicit

    Private Function GetDateValue(ByVal Parent As IXMLDOMElement, ByVal...
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    Re: [RESOLVED] How to read XML DateTime?

    Well if you need it multiple times maybe make a small Function accepting the node reference and XPath string as arguments and returning the date or empty String value?

    Less to type and read and...
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    Re: How to read XML DateTime?

    I'm still not sure what was wrong with your original approach. It looks like you grab the node text as a String and slice off the 1st 10 chars to use as a "date."

    I assumed that you wanted to...
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    They just yanked out everyone's' teeth before sending them back to work in the glorious State uranium mines.

    Oh, wait. That was World War Z.
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    Re: How to read XML DateTime?

    You locate the IXMLDOMNode you care about by hook or by crook. In my example this was easy to navigate to because I knew it was child element 0 of the document. Once you have a reference to the...
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    Re: How to read XML DateTime?

    BTW: The MSXML 4.0 is woefully obsolete and should never be used. 3.0 still has value due to portability, 5.0 is part of MS Office and should be ignored. Use 6.0 for almost everything unless using...
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    Re: How to read XML DateTime?

    Option Explicit

    Private Sub Main()
    With New MSXML2.DOMDocument60
    .async = False
    .loadXML "<doc><end>1991-03-30T23:59:59+00:00</end></doc>"
    With...
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    Re: [RESOLVED] Cell Phone Recommendations

    BTW: Moto G Power 2021 has an LCD screen, not OLED. So there are no power savings from selecting doofy "dark mode."
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    Re: [RESOLVED] Cell Phone Recommendations

    While probably obvious, turning off WiFi and Bluetooth when not needed can extend battery life quite a bit. I last charged my phone 10 days ago and the battery is now still at 50%.
  35. Re: Auto incremented number doesn't change for all rows after being deleted from list

    Smells like a row number as you'd have in a spreadsheet, just gingerbread unless you also have range-based cell expressions or something.
  36. Re: Why Windows Explorer sometimes goes blind

    Windows Explorer? I think you might mean File Explorer, which replaced the old Windows Explorer.
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    China doesn't have SkyNet level Hunter-Killers (yet) but they do have big drones they use to circle above people and emit audio admonitions about wearing a mask and not loitering in close groups. ...
  38. Re: Auto incremented number doesn't change for all rows after being deleted from list

    The ListView cannot work with numbers of any type, only text. Once you "kill and mount" the "head" of a numeric value all you have is that dead taxidermied head on your ListView wall.
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    Re: Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    Perhaps it makes more sense to switch to "allocation to the willing" than as until now, where Feds have demanded "allocation by population density."

    Current policy starves one fringe of the...
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    Re: [RESOLVED] Phone WiFi issue

    There is even a web site (said to be funded by Google and Apple) that accepts wardriver submissions of SSID, BSSID (sort of a "WiFi MAC"), band, and street address. Nothing like big business...
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