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  1. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    I think storing up nuts for the winter is pretty big across all Europe right now.
  2. Re: Do not close PopUp Menu on selection of certain items

    If it doesn't need to overlap outside the parent window just use a UserControl. Otherwise use a child Form.
  3. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    Yes. Commonwealth Pidgin more than superficially resembles English but isn't exactly the same language. Divergence seems to have begun under George IV (The Fop King). People remaining under the...
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    Re: MSCHRT20.OCX in Windows 11

    Perhaps you are using some other MS Office control.

    MSChart (MSCHRT20.OCX) has no "Application" or "datasheet" or "Range" anywhere in its object model.
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    Re: VB6 and (S)FTP

    Get started with OpenSSH for Windows

    Among things this alludes to and implies it includes a native SFTP command-line client. Windows 10 and probably 11 (I haven't looked there yet) as well. ...
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    Re: Stuff to watch

    I thought it was interesting that the tease seems to be serious about Jackman returning as Wolverine. But I suppose that could just be a Deadpool gag.
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    Re: Stuff to watch

    Anyone remember Defiance?


    https://youtu.be/4BJN2ssm8Qg


    https://youtu.be/B3XKZU459DI
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    Re: Windows 11 coming soon

    I just installed VB6, VS6SP6d, October 2001 MSDN, and my appcompat database (SDB) to virtualize desktop painting and run as admin. So far all looks good.

    The only headache I ran into was a USB...
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    Re: Building an App

    The web site is probably the tiniest part of the effort required. But web sites don't push notifications, so what you really need is to look into push notification services before you do much of...
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    Re: Stuff to watch

    Ryan Reynolds. What a goon.


    https://youtu.be/2ugfkdztRe8

    Any chance this is for real?
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    Re: What song are you listening to right now?

    The sweaty recurring nightmares of the downtrodden described in the album's first track "Allentown":


    https://youtu.be/Iyv905Q2omU

    Watch for the "game show contestant" bios listed out: Billy...
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    Re: Current Russia Ukraine tensions

    They probably require some pressure to prevent seals from failing. Flooded pipelines wouldn't help anyone... aside from those who don't want Russian gas to supply Europe.
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    Re: What song are you listening to right now?

    https://youtu.be/P1zrOeIcolA
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    Re: Current Russia Ukraine tensions

    I don't care for the idea of Meloni's win in Italy, but then I wasn't very happy we'd had to resort to Trump in the US either.

    But I believe that these and other cases all reflect mass...
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    Re: Current Russia Ukraine tensions

    People detest information from outside The Bubble, but there are a lot of theories about who has done what:




    https://youtu.be/Mv2cFQEeWZg

    Germans being told that it'll take some time and...
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    Re: VB6 to RPi Pico W connection

    You might save some grief and look at ESP8266 or ESP32 instead of any "Pi" devices. For one thing they are probably easier to obtain at this point in time.
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    Re: VB6 to RPi Pico W connection

    I suppose you might have a range of unmanaged IP addresses on your hotspot and then configure the remote units manually to use distinct IP addresses from that range. Then you can manually maintain...
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    Re: VB6 to RPi Pico W connection

    There is a lot to work out that has nothing to do with programming languages or tools.

    First you need to decide how you will assign the remote devices unique IDs because IP addresses can change...
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    Re: Collection parameter ByRef vs ByVal

    There are other factors to consider when cross-process and cross-machine COM/DCOM marshaling is involved. ByRef calls can lead to data copying in both directions instead of just one. Also some...
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    Re: Partial function in VB6?

    I'm picturing tons of bad code out there that falls apart under maintenance. It uses such "features" by stumble-bum accident and cargo-culting and it works... until later when the house of cards...
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    Re: Current Russia Ukraine tensions

    I suspect the Unicorn Riders of Narnia myself.
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    Re: Current Russia Ukraine tensions

    Um, really? Sure doesn't seem like it.



    There is a rival, but mainly just the one. And those cowering deep within The Bubble will always plug their ears and shout "La La La" at anything they...
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    Re: Current Russia Ukraine tensions

    What's the deal with Nord Stream right now?

    Last I heard somebody seems to have intentionally damaged it, spewing leaked gas (mostly methane) and probably preventing it from being turned back on. ...
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    Re: adtg ado database

    Well, you need ADO or DAO. But you also need the database engine and its satellite IISAMs and other bits and bobs. However the Jet 4.0 pieces, just like ADO, have been part of Windows for a very...
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    Re: data arrival help select case

    Sure, some sort of escaping could be done. But in the end it is easier to just use a prefixed byte count most of the time for binary data.
  26. Re: [RESOLVED] How to make colors different in a picture?

    Sorry, I no longer have the original attachment zip.
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    Re: data arrival help select case

    Part of the issue with sending messages over a stream (like a TCP connection, or even serial COMx: ports) is that your application must provide framing.

    For a simple text protocol this is normally...
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    Re: Current Russia Ukraine tensions

    I'm pretty sure we all know he meant "You will own nothing, shut up, serve me, and be happy" Klaus Schwab the global feudalism champion and self-styled Übermensch.
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    Re: data arrival help select case

    Here is another example of a "both server and client in one" that actually addresses the issues of stream assembly and message parsing.

    Compile, then run two copies. The first one becomes the...
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    Re: adtg ado database

    Or maybe my wild guess was way off.
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    Re: adtg ado database

    What VSCode might have to do with this escapes me completely.
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    Re: adtg ado database

    ADTG is a persistence format supported by ADO Recordsets. You can also use the bulkier plain-text XML format that it has as an alternative.

    Since many Providers don't support persisted Recordsets...
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    Re: Configuring IP Address

    That wouldn't be my choice, but if you do this be sure to configure the DHCP server to leave a range of unmanaged addresses you can assign as fixed to such devices.
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    Re: LED.OCX & Windows 11 Pro

    I doubt that "Cumulative Update for SP6" is SP6 itself.

    Worse yet, it sounds like the thing they also called "Security Rollup" that actually broke a lot of controls, inserting off-by-one errors in...
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    Re: Current Russia Ukraine tensions

    Actually nearly all of South America and Africa "stands on the sidelines" along with an awful lot of Asia. A good half of the US doesn't favor doing Europe's dirty work either.

    The you have all...
  36. Re: Get Extended details of video device used

    I don't think it is retained in a video file, or in any case Windows doesn't seem to extract it:

    Video (Windows Property System)

    Even if it is in the files the info recorded in there depends on...
  37. Re: Looking for a simple function which returns TRUE if a string contains emoji ...

    Of course it fails for many cases. Examples: € ‰ ™ and on and on. There are lots of ANSI characters with Unicode values > 255.

    And actually there are lots of "ANSI" character sets, including the...
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    Re: Stuff to watch

    If you can place yourself in its time, this is sort of "the nerdy man's Ocean's 11."

    The tech is mostly obsolete but in its day it was gripping, so much so that it was a bit over the heads of...
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    Re: LED.OCX & Windows 11 Pro

    An OCX needs to be registered for the VB or VBA IDEs or an MS Office VBA host to use it.

    If you browse to an OCX or DLL and select it as a referenced type library the IDE will silently perform the...
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    Re: Stuff to watch

    I just noticed that The Roku Channel has season 5 available for the next few weeks.


    https://youtu.be/VSrv_n4tw7w

    I haven't seen these episodes since they first ran on TV.
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