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  1. Re: VB6: Question - Databases, where do I start?

    My flatfile database, I suppose, is just crap in a bag. I think we have a name for my database.
  2. Re: VB6: Question - Databases, where do I start?

    Well, that is a very useful response and that does not jar against my sensibilities. At the time in the 90s, it was unclear as to which database I should use, if any. I am fairly sure that at that...
  3. VB6: Question - Databases, where do I start?

    OK, it is a very broad question and I know that.

    I have an older VB6 application concerning the weapons, vehicles used in Normandy 1944. It was where I cut my teeth in VB6 and was converted from...
  4. Re: change vb6 splash screen user

    Don't forget to be running the console or program where you change the registry as administrator before you attempt to make such a change, without it, Windows may pretend to make the change but in...
  5. Re: If I wanted to have a Windows PC that only ran VB6 programs...

    Come on the Old Guard! Some of you must have come across VB6 programs that are actually usable in your years here...
  6. Re: If I wanted to have a Windows PC that only ran VB6 programs...

    I am using it too! One of the easiest to use so far.
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    Re: What skills are needed for IoT?

    ... and a certificate from the Elders of the Internet to allow you to start cutting bits of the internet and putting them into things.
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    Re: What skills are needed for IoT?

    Hot glue gun is also useful.
  9. Re: If I wanted to have a Windows PC that only ran VB6 programs...

    Find that CD! It is worth doing. It is your code, GITHUB exists as a place for this sort of storage.
  10. Re: If I wanted to have a Windows PC that only ran VB6 programs...

    We could use NeumoPlayer as the VB6 Media player replacement.

    It is rather 'modern' looking too which suits current tastes.

    https://www.vbforums.com/images/ieimages/2021/07/8.png

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  11. Re: If I wanted to have a Windows PC that only ran VB6 programs...

    Damn! so we cannot try it and it is no use for my laptop build. What happened to the program, how did you lose it? Find it man!
  12. Re: If I wanted to have a Windows PC that only ran VB6 programs...

    Episscopal, It looks to be grown-up, mature and competent software by just rating the UI. Where can I find a copy? I will need one for this XP laptop that I am going to build.

    IF you had to...
  13. Re: Calculator written in VB gives wrong numbers

    vb6?
  14. Re: CommonDialog license not found.

    It sounds like you are using a 3rd party control. Can you identify the name of the control first so we have some basic information to go on? Which specific control are you trying to add. Identify it....
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    Re: Cpu Utilization in vb6

    WMI cannot be relied upon to be present. I have encountered machines where the whole of the WMI namespaces was missing. An upgrade from Win 7 to Win 10 certainly caused one machine to be in this...
  16. Re: What song are you listening to right now?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o5dnfLNiQqQ

    Night, night everyone!
  17. Re: Getting the ball rolling. Which VB6 projects are you working on?

    I am working so slowly. It took me a full day to implement the clock in place of the fire button and it is midnight now.

    https://www.vbforums.com/images/ieimages/2021/07/6.jpg

    Mum has serious...
  18. Re: If I wanted to have a Windows PC that only ran VB6 programs...

    Sounds a great program but... in this case the limitation is artificial and policed by me alone, in that I am only going to load VB6 programs on the machine.

    The idea is to find a variety of VB6...
  19. Re: If I wanted to have a Windows PC that only ran VB6 programs...

    Bloody ~Hell! Episcopal, that is a good suggestion. I have been looking for a decent Youtube downloader for a while now having tried several and this one is written in VB6! Impressed!
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  20. Re: If I wanted to have a Windows PC that only ran VB6 programs...

    Tyson, that link was a good suggestion!
  21. Re: If I wanted to have a Windows PC that only ran VB6 programs...

    I'll make a list at the end of the tools available and I'll try to build that XP system with only VB6 utilities that I have been recommended to use. I need to find my XP Pro discs (wife has tidied...
  22. Re: If I wanted to have a Windows PC that only ran VB6 programs...

    We have Dragokas "HiJackThis Fork" which is a development continuation of the "Trend Micro HiJackThis" tool to replace my usual A/V tool.
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  23. Re: If I wanted to have a Windows PC that only ran VB6 programs...

    There is also PhotoDemon

    https://www.vbforums.com/images/ieimages/2021/07/4.jpg

    A free, portable, open-source photo editor for Microsoft Windows.

    That would make a possible replacement for...
  24. Re: If I wanted to have a Windows PC that only ran VB6 programs...

    No, not looking for that, just looking for good recommendations of VB6 equivalents to everyday programs, like the ones listed above in the OP. Thankyou anyway.
  25. Re: If I wanted to have a Windows PC that only ran VB6 programs...

    Yes, I know and thankyou, I am just looking for specific suggestions at the moment. It is more of a speculative question, I have an on old spec NOS laptop for running XP and I thought I'd try to use...
  26. If I wanted to have a Windows PC that only ran VB6 programs...

    If I wanted to have a Windows PC that I wanted to demonstrate only VB6 programs then I'd probably have a limited set of tools and utilities, is this true?

    Would I be able to create a functioning...
  27. Re: VB6 QUESTION: Code for reading ICNS file types from Mac?

    I can certainly get some hints from that code and perhaps adapt some of LaVolpe's code to do the legwork. Thankyou for the quick response.

    At the moment I am just showing an image for an unknown...
  28. VB6 QUESTION: Code for reading ICNS file types from Mac?

    Has anyone heard of any VB6 code that can read ICNS file types from Mac OS x? ICNS is the default icon file type under that foreign o/s.

    LaVolpe's stdpicture code can read ICO files but not ICNS,...
  29. Re: Can VB simulate the struct of C language?

    Mother-in-laws are very cheap at the moment. You won't get much.
  30. Re: Injecting a VB6 dll and manipulating the UI

    The O.P. does need to comment on this.
  31. Re: Recording voice from specific position in file

    How to report a bug - http://testthewebforward.org/docs/bugs.html -instructions are not specific to VB.NET but are good practice re: reporting any bug, anywhere, anytime.
  32. Re: What song are you listening to right now?

    It is Sunday!
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1ZoHfJZACA
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    Re: Icons

    Windows has an icon cache.
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    Re: https://www.radbasic.dev/

    Stuff IS happening, I am assured, I will ask Carles to provide an update.
  35. Re: Getting the ball rolling. Which VB6 projects are you working on?

    I have another old project that I am scared of resurrecting that is made up entirely and only out of control arrays! It must be close to the limit too, like a massive spreadsheet, created before I...
  36. Re: Getting the ball rolling. Which VB6 projects are you working on?

    Absolutely and I agree, except my next task (side project no.99) is to create a .NET version and that of course requires it to be free of control arrays. I have learned from my cost in migrating...
  37. Re: Getting the ball rolling. Which VB6 projects are you working on?

    Getting to the end of my side project, all I need to do is to add PNG support (!) Ping responses, awake call and response, add quicksorting, emailing recipient on Dropbox error and I'm done! I'm...
  38. Re: Running VB6 desktop app in windows 2016/2019 Terminal server or in Cloud

    - and with VB6 you could potentially take advantage of the new developments in TwinBasic/ RadBasic meaning future potential multiplatform capabilities and protecting your code from future...
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    Re: Windows 11 coming soon

    I am fairly sure it is really just a GUI change along with some enhancements. It isn't a major upgrade, more of a minor improvement with changes to the interface, a mere point release not worth the...
  40. Re: Getting the ball rolling. Which VB6 projects are you working on?

    Your software, once again, I say this to all software that I see here (and I mean it) is fascinating, especially your claim to have the world's only green software! That's a claim you might have to...
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