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    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...
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    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") =...
  3. 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...
  4. 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 =...
  5. [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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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....
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. Re: DisplayResolution 2560 x 1440 gives run-time 6 overflow error program made with

    haha. nuts.
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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,...
  20. Re: Add a sub-folder in Package & Deployment Wizard

    does anyone know if this is possible?
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    Re: DPI Aware question

    LaVolpe - thanks again for your learned help!
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    Re: DPI Aware question

    Ok. thanks. That was really my question. if NOT manifested, then those comparisons <> will confirm app is virtualized with all OS's and all DPI's > 96?
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    [RESOLVED] DPI Aware question

    LaVolpe - great explanation in your Tutorial on DPI Awareness! thank you for your work.

    In your discussion on VB's Screen object in post #3, when VB is run in virtual DPI, if we test...
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    Re: [VB6] Tutorial: Being DPI Aware

    [sorry, posted in wrong location, plse delete post]
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    Re: Windows 10 Look?

    yes, i get that. appreciate your help and advice. there are other themed controls (label, textbox) that DO allow/require setting of bg/fg colors, however, does this mean that if i manually set these...
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    Re: Windows 10 Look?

    am i correct that the controls such as CommandButtons, CheckBoxes, treeview, etc do not allow me to change background color or font color when I select the Common Controls 6.x assembly via a...
  27. Re: Add a sub-folder in Package & Deployment Wizard

    Looking to see how i can make PDW create insallation like this, for example...
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    Re: Windows 10 Look?

    so, that's the same for ToolBar too, then? (5.0 w/COMCTL32.OCX)
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    Re: Windows 10 Look?

    dilettante - is this TabStrip from Microsoft Windows Common Controls 6.0 or 5.0 (components)? I am not getting a flat control when i use 6.0 in VB6 IDE with manifest, although i am getting good...
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    Re: Windows 10 Look?

    LaVolpe - many thanks. i'll give it a try!
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    Re: Windows 10 Look?

    Dilettante - Got it! that helps alot. thx. (that versioning and naming convention was confusing me alot!)

    i can make the .exe to work ok... how do i get the IDE to show the version 6 features?
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    Re: Windows 10 Look?

    Appreciate your guys helping...i have to admit though, i'm struggling with my understanding...






    To get the 'flat' combobox, etc, do i need to include "Microsoft Windows Common Controls...
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    Re: Windows 10 Look?

    Thanks for helping me start to understand. it's confusing. so in IDE, is the control (combobox) still going to only show as 3D even if coded as flat? but in manifested exe, it will show flat? is...
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    Re: Windows 10 Look?

    my CC6 doesn't show flat when selected. is something not configured correctly?
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    Re: Windows 10 Look?

    is there a way to get flat combobox?
  36. Add a sub-folder in Package & Deployment Wizard

    Is there a way to use PDW to create a 'sub-group' in StartMenu items within the main IconGroup? For example, instead of StartMenu listing items 'Icon1', 'Icon2', 'Icon 3' as items under 'Group0', is...
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    Win10 version 2004 update

    i've read elsewhere (not sure of reliability) of some issues with the recent Windows 10 update 2004. Are there any negative impacts of this update on VB6 applications? Just wondering.
  38. Re: [vb6] Add a folder in Package Development Wizard

    Is there a way to use PDW to create a 'sub-group' in StartMenu items within the main IconGroup? For example, instead of StartMenu listing items 'Icon1', 'Icon2', 'Icon 3' as items under 'Group0', is...
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    Re: Change Regional Settings

    Thanks, Elroy - yes, i have the very same problem that you are describing. My issue is just the treatment of 'decimal' character in some locales that don't use ".". I wish that i had a more suitable...
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    Re: Change Regional Settings

    Dilettante- great! Iíll give it a try. Thx!
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