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  1. VS 2017 Re: My Form is on top of my Word document that I have just opened

    In the designer, bring up the properties of the form (right-click on the form and click properties or use the shortcut key F4).

    If your TopMost property is true, then change it to false. Here are...
  2. Thread: Jumping in

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    Re: Jumping in

    A dictionary represents a strongly typed collection of key/value pairs where the key is unique.

    An example would be if you wanted to stored numeric values along with its respective English word...
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    Re: Jumping in

    Inferring from the data:

    It appears as if the top 5 lines that start and end with a percentage sign represent metadata.
    Line 7 appears as if it starts the rectangle at 0, 0.
    Line 9 appears as...
  4. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    She is just very lethargic and lost her sense of smell. Every once in a while she'll catch a fever, but so far it hasn't broken 101.

    2020 has been a rough year, but I'm just grateful that I am...
  5. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    My wife tested positive for COVID :(

    We aren't too worried about it because we are young, we have been masking up, and we have not visited our elderly family in quite some time. It still sucks...
  6. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    Look at all those chickens!
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    Re: Post Race!

    I like turtles.
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    Re: Random equation generator

    Take a look at this example:

    Private _random = New Random()
    Private Function RandomOperand(min As Integer, max As Integer) As String
    Dim includeParenthesis = DateTime.Now.Millisecond Mod 5 = 0...
  9. Re: ComboBox using database index - a better way

    You should bind your ComboBox to a datasource that contains your key/value pairs. Then when you need to load an existing value into ComboBox, you specify the SelectedValue property.

    Here is a...
  10. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    Is it a terracotta pot or is it a bong (or both)?
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    VS 2019 Re: Json Deserialize to List of Class

    :thumb: I was not aware of this, I've been defining my classes by hand.
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    Re: MySQL Syntax Error Setting up SPROC

    Maybe this is just a fiddle thing and wouldn't happen in production?

    179313

    Edit - Since the VBForum update, I have had very little success uploading images. If y'all can't see that image...
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    Re: MySQL Syntax Error Setting up SPROC

    The SQL exception wasn't coming from running the SPROC, but rather from when I try to build the schema.
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    MySQL Syntax Error Setting up SPROC

    I've been using SQL server for quite some time, so I'm having a difficult time switching back to MySQL.

    I have the following schema definition for my User table:

    CREATE TABLE User (
    UserId...
  15. Thread: Bitcoin Mining

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    Re: Bitcoin Mining

    Looking back on this youd have roughly a 5718% increase in the valuation of Bitcoin.
  16. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    I just finished an on the fly bootstrap confirmation modal. If yall have any web experience, Id appreciate any feedback.
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    Bootstrap Confirmation Modal

    Description
    A simple jQuery solution for displaying and handling Bootstrap confirmation modals on the fly.

    Repository
    https://github.com/dday9/Bootstrap-Confirmation-Modal

    Source (minified)
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  18. VS 2017 Re: [RESOLVED] Forgot Control Name Can't Find It in The Toolbox

    I do not believe that you can do this out of the box. You'll need to create your own control and specify the text alignment yourself.

    Here is an example:...
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    Re: Convert Syntax from VBA to VB.Net

    According to the VBA documents, ROW returns the first row number of the selected reference.

    In this case, your selected range is D11. But if you're hard-coding that cell and adding 1 to it, why...
  20. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    I nearly fell out of my chair laughing with those posts.
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    Re: Web Based Menu To Open Windows Applications

    If that is not what you wanted, could you explain in more detail what it is that you do want? Perhaps a wireframe or even a hand drawn example?
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    Re: Web Based Menu To Open Windows Applications

    What you're describing is a ToolStrip (documentation).

    If you start a new WinForm application, open the toolbox, and expand the Menus & Toolbars node you'll find the ToolStrip control.

    In the...
  23. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    Here's a song called Pine Grove Blues (sometimes called Ma Negresse). Basically he's singing that he wants his lady last night. https://youtu.be/CqpA6iggSwA

    I tried to think of some more words...
  24. VS 2019 Re: Write a program that prints 50 asterisks to the form one at a time

    One option that you have is to use a nested loop where the outer loop will iterate over all of the rows and the inner loop will iterate over all of the columns (or asterisks).

    If you're not...
  25. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    Was election day yesterday? Who knew?
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    Re: Any Advice on getting freelancing jobs?

    After several years of freelancing and ultimately moving onto a full-time career, I can tell you that my advise I gave 3 1/2 years ago is the same as it is today.

    If someone is willing to give you...
  27. Re: Failed to initialize because CategoryName is missing.

    Per the remarks of the PerformanceCounter class (documentation) you need to set the CategoryName, CounterName, and, optionally, the InstanceName or MachineName properties.
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    Re: adding a timer to function

    It sounds as if you essentially want a timeout feature: try to do something for so long and if it takes too long, then stop to notify the user.

    You currently have a Do...Until loop, so what I...
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    Re: Containers Not Growing in AutoSize

    Doh! I'm currently using a FlowLayoutPanel. Perhaps it was a Freudian slip of what I anticipate I'll wind up using.

    I've been in the web development land for quite some time now and got spoiled to...
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    Re: Containers Not Growing in AutoSize

    It has been several days since any activity on this thread, so I figured I'd bump this post.
  31. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    My wife became a nanny (godmother) today.

    It was a nice christening because it fell on all saints day.
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    Re: adding a timer to function

    I'm having a difficult time understanding what it is that you're trying to do, could you restate it for me?

    Almost always, you don't want to add a "timer" to your function. I could see it being...
  33. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    Same thing with grandfather, only with a "p" instead of a "m"
  34. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    Grand-mere is another phrase that I guess is different too.

    We've always used mere-mere (again, not sure of the spelling) and it is pronounced like mah mah with a very faint "r" after the long "a".
  35. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    Apparently modern day British accent has evolved to what it is after the establishment of the United States. In 1776, the British would've sounded more like Virginians do today.
  36. Re: Contest 14 - DnD Dice Roller (Delaney - VB.net)

    That's basically right.

    The dictionary of String, Delegate in this case associates a word to the delegate function. In my opinion it is a more efficient means of code management because it allows...
  37. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    Un peu :)

    I can understand a lot of French when the old folks talk to each other or when I'm listening to music (Nathan Abshire, DL Menard, and Wayne Toups are my favorites), but I can't really...
  38. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    Yep, it never went back out. Our internet did for a little while, but it was back after a few hours.
  39. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    I was able to assess the damage and it isn't too bad.

    I can probably get away with just patching the roof. The water damage was manageable and we got it cleaned up pretty quickly.

    There's...
  40. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    We just got power. Right when it kicked on, I heard an explosion. I think someone overloaded their power supply using a generator and it blew up a transformer.
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