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    Re: Recreating VB6 Dll

    is the address of the variable static? in the main exe? if so a WriteProcessMemory should fix it.
    is the main exe passing in an object reference to any of the dll methods?
    maybe the dll is...
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    Re: WebSocket Secure (wss) Server in vb6.

    You are probably going to have to dig through the weeds

    https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6455

    I found this list of websocket libraries, none in VB6 yet. There are some command line
    ones which...
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    Re: WebSocket Secure (wss) Server in vb6.

    i had to interact with a secure websocket for one project I ended up doing it in GO because the code was
    readily available. I looked into maybe creating a GO dll and making this available to VB6 but...
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    Re: Re PlanetSourceCode

    awesome work on this thanks
  5. Re: What good is a command button's Value property?

    20 years never knew this lol, always called the event handler directly , making it public if I had to call from another module. other obj refs sinking events is a good argument against this...
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    Re: Planet Source Code Jumbo Resource CDs

    glad to see all this history saved
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    Re: How do I run VB6 code as string in VB6?

    you can also add class or form objects to the script control and access its public properties, methods, and form elements. Like if you have a block of text with quotes in it, just access it through a...
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    Re: Outgoing Mail Client with VB6

    There were some decent free ActiveX dlls for mail sending, I cant remember the name of the one I used though.
    Chilkat might have one not sure if free.
    Outlook automation comes to mind as the most...
  9. Re: VS2019 Community edition COM Aware setting ?

    this fixed it for me:
    https://www.winhelponline.com/blog/error-0x800f0954-net-framework-3-5-optional-feature-dism/

    I created the reg key:

    ...
  10. Re: VS2019 Community edition COM Aware setting ?

    thank you for the confirmation.

    I have now tried to install it on 4 different win10 machines, 3 of which are fresh OS installs with no system tweaks. Both from the control panel add features , the...
  11. Re: VS2019 Community edition COM Aware setting ?

    anyway back on topic..does VS2019 still support COM aware setting in any version or have they completely abandoned it.
  12. Re: VS2019 Community edition COM Aware setting ?

    that was the first thing i tried :(
  13. Re: VS2019 Community edition COM Aware setting ?

    my work pc is win10 enterprise 10.0.19041 and my personal desktop is win 10 home 10.0.18362.
    I have one other PC i tried it on around new years another enterprise. all had the same problem
    working...
  14. Re: VS2019 Community edition COM Aware setting ?

    thats what i tried, tried again same result, If its not installed by default I dont want to ask anyone else to download 230mb and wait and maybe it works if the moons align. better off to upgrade my...
  15. Re: VS2019 Community edition COM Aware setting ?

    I dunno I tried on multiple machines gave me some obtuse error code only.
    I even downloaded the offline installer for it, it went through some garbage about having to download updates
    and then...
  16. [RESOLVED] VS2019 Community edition COM Aware setting ?

    Does anyone know off hand if the VS2019 community edition still supports the COM aware feature for a class library?
    I cant seem to find it anywhere in the properties. Was this killed off completely...
  17. Re: How Retrieve the existing functions in a DLL from VB6

    TLBINF is not the easiest control to use. If you are going to program against the dll the vb obj browser will be best as others have said.
    If you need to still parse it manually for data extraction,...
  18. Re: How Retrieve the existing functions in a DLL from VB6

    If its a standard DLL you need to use a PE parsing library. If its an ActiveX dll then the tlbinf type library viewer ocx

    PE parsing library for vb6:...
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    Re: http://planet-source-code.com/ is down?

    how much can the repo and db be worth? dead language 20yrs old, he had to subsidize psc $500/mo to keep it running and we only want the vb6 part.

    5k? 25 people @ $200 sounds possible

    he must...
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    Re: http://planet-source-code.com/ is down?

    hope we can save this
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    Re: Re PlanetSourceCode

    he has a consulting biz where he charges $4/min to talk on the phone.
    Maybe thats the next way to reach out: https://clarity.fm/ianippolito

    Or maybe he has the bug and is preoccupied with other...
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    Re: http://planet-source-code.com/ is down?

    some people should reach out and ask if he would be willing to put the code and database into the public domain for the community if it no longer has commercial value. Still has a lot of educational...
  23. Re: How do I make VB6 NOT automatically register ActiveX DLL that it compiles?

    nice
  24. Re: How do I make VB6 NOT automatically register ActiveX DLL that it compiles?

    good find. You could run some kind of process monitor while you compile a dll and see if regsvr32 gets called or if its the IDE itself which registers it. The IDE might add extra reg keys during...
  25. Re: How do I make VB6 NOT automatically register ActiveX DLL that it compiles?

    I second using an add-in with the ability to execute a post compile command there are a couple.

    In FastBuild the command would be "regsvr32 /u /s %1"
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    Re: Re PlanetSourceCode

    I looked at my disk, there is an exe installer, once run you can install in compact mode 20mb (all vb6 source left on CD) or full 600mb disk space. After install there is an exe AddInClient.exe some...
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    Re: Re PlanetSourceCode

    yeah thats the trick with psc lots (and lots) of noise but some really great stuff. I have a soft spot for the site. thats basically how i learned to code was examples from there and community...
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    Re: Re PlanetSourceCode

    The one I have is the 2002 edition on a branded CD he mailed me as a thank you for some work I did for him. Around that time I think it was pay first then they snail mail you a physical CD from a 3rd...
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    Re: Re PlanetSourceCode

    I wanted to track down copies of all teh cd's he sold over the years but wasnt able to. Its a huge repository of vb6's history and know how so just had to be archived. Hopefully this comes back up...
  30. Re: vb6 activex exe CreateObject multithreading by createThread API

    > I really don’t want to learn VC ++

    for what its worth learning how to integrate basic C with VB was one of the best things I ever learned. it opens many new worlds to you.
    Things you have to...
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    Re: Persistent Debug Print Window

    Sure happy to contribute.

    Mods:
    - Sub debugPrintf(ByVal msg As String, ParamArray values() As Variant)
    - Sub debugClear()
    - Sub debugDiv() 'divider
    - Sub debugPrint(ParamArray vArgs() As...
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    Re: Persistent Debug Print Window

    I really like this thanks for sharing. couple possible ideas

    - when the exe runs have it savesetting its current path. The client can then auto start it on demand if not running yet
    - a <CLEAR>...
  33. Thread: pcode internals

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    Re: pcode internals

    and a description of the For Loop runtime asm handler: http://sandsprite.com/blogs/index.php?uid=7&pid=484&year=2020
  34. Thread: pcode internals

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    pcode internals

    If you are curious about programming language design looking at the vb6 runtime & pcode implementation
    is a very interesting research subject.

    Its a huge and intricate topic that is not well...
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    Re: Epoch Time to VB6 Date

    cool thanks i was not aware of the limitation. I will add a note in my source
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    Re: Epoch Time to VB6 Date

    I have been using the following for calculating PE compile timestamps. It has always matched all the other tools I have used.also matches this online tools output: ...
  37. Re: How to know a App is a standard EXE or a ActiveX.EXE

    If you are early binding and know which controls you are using you should be able to figure it out just from the references and object browser.

    If you are trying to figure out more arbitrary...
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    Re: Live TCP connection constraints

    you can set up an intermittent PING / PONG message to poll the connection and ensure its still up and alert/re-establish on the fly if it breaks down.
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    Re: paging simple example, please.

    if the recordset was sorted by autoid, then you could save the largest autoid
    in the next page results the query would be where autoid > lastAutoid
    use limit / top clause to only get X number of...
  40. Re: Need help with API Communication Port State reading

    You can enum the current devices using wmi and compare the list with a previous copy to detect removals

    Class supports state information as well:
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