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  1. Re: What are the ideal dimensions of a button

    So why not just ask them instead of us?
  2. Re: How to get combo box to show .exe files and not full path

    If your TextBox is named PathTextBox,


    Dim directory As String
    directory = PathTextBox.Text


    To populate PathTextBox.Text with the folder selected from a FolderBrowserDialog, take a look at...
  3. Re: How to get combo box to show .exe files and not full path

    :thumb::thumb::thumb:

    Becoming familiar with Microsoft's documentation is one of the most important things any VB.NET developer can do. Good luck.
  4. VS 2019 Re: StackOverflorException on closing form

    Private Sub btnCancel_Click(sender As Object, e As EventArgs) Handles btnCancel.Click, MyBase.FormClosing
    If btnSave.Enabled = True Then
    ...
  5. Re: Using DCR files in later editions of web browsers, like Edge and Firefox etc

    I haven't tried this myself, and this might be more drastic than necessary in this case, but this *should* work:

    -In Firefox about:config
    -Set "extensions.blocklist.enabled" to False
    -Close...
  6. Re: How to get combo box to show .exe files and not full path

    You are working with an object of type System.IO.FileInfo.

    Google search for that, and you will find the Microsoft documentation all about System.IO.FileInfo, and you should be able to find an...
  7. Re: Using DCR files in later editions of web browsers, like Edge and Firefox etc

    The actual Shockwave player (not Flash player) that plays .dcr files has been abandoned by Adobe for a while. I think the final release came out in 2019. Current versions of browsers likely, by...
  8. Re: Is the VB6 community capable to grab the bull by its horns?

    ...and new scripting language, and WebBuilder, and probably other "forthcoming" projects I've forgotten about. Sad.
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    Re: Strange popup menu appears

    Seems to be related to IME (allowing for different keyboard language input).

    There is one suggestion from a Microsoft rep in the below URL:
    ...
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    Re: Hamilton 5x World Champion ?

    I hope Lewis doesn't get signed and they go with Russel. This summer Lewis was playing the angle of "with all the crap going on in the world it isn't the right time to sit down and talk about tens...
  11. Re: Want to send an email - can I just figure it out without anyone helping me...

    If you don't want credentials hard-coded (which I would be nervous about as well), you should just create a small form that asks for the username/password and populates the Credentials with what was...
  12. VS 2010 Re: Another window doesnt popup though it should

    Right. And yet, your second app keeps deleting and recreating that folder REPEATEDLY. So there will continuously be times that your first app finds the second app via window name, but the folder is...
  13. Re: Initial open of form with particular OCX takes 30+ seconds | SLOW

    Is this an OCX you've developed, or is it a 3rd party OCX? If 3rd party, what is it?

    A 30 second timeout is common for a network connection attempt, so my first suspicion with the limited...
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    Re: Icon not showing on desktop

    I would recommend trying to clear your icon cache as a first step. I think the process to do so depends on your OS, so I would just Google search "clear icon cache Windows ##" with your version of...
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    Re: Ever tried SharpDevelop?

    Wow, that takes me back. Tried it out for a bit back around 2003 or so? At the time there weren't free versions of VS I don't believe, so it being free was a good advantage. Never did much with...
  16. VS 2015 Re: Popup does not display the second time without a message box

    Maybe "it" needs to check "something else".
  17. VS 2010 Re: Another window doesnt popup though it should

    The whole thing seems convoluted. You have a separate application that, every 3 seconds will either create this folder if it doesn't exist, or will delete the folder if it does. So every 3 seconds...
  18. Re: I'm typing in a textbox linked to a database and it stops everything from working

    How much code is in the project? Is it a reasonable amount to post here, say, less than 100 lines? If so, then post all the code.
  19. Re: I'm typing in a textbox linked to a database and it stops everything from working

    Is the unasked question how to get your program to allow you to do those things?

    If so, then code says it all. Please post yours, specifically any code related to the textbox linked to the...
  20. Re: So how exactly is Adobe going to diisable Flash?

    There is a way to continue to use the final version flash plug-in by manually configuring a config file. It worked for me on my (not Windows 10) PC.

    Steps below were taken from here:
    ...
  21. Re: Vb6: elapsed time + time in label1.caption (new problem)

    Then you already have working code that saves and retrieves data to/from a text file that you can use as a guide to make it work however you would like it to.
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    Re: Bizarre string concatenation issue

    What happens if you change


    Dim myHTML As String = ""

    to just


    Dim myHTML As String
  23. Re: VB application Uploading files(Blobs) into Oracle

    Well, if they were, they certainly aren't now.

    Good luck.
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    Re: How to Save a TreeView to Text File?

    Probably a good idea to put a bookmark wherever you currently are in your book and skip ahead to debugging. Most programming books shove Debugging as a late chapter or even an Appendix, but the...
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    Re: FileCopy Doesnt Copy

    Why are you still attempting to create new variables with the same name as the parameter variables? Also, are you actually using VB6 or is this some sort of VBA code inside of another program?
    ...
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    Re: FileCopy Doesnt Copy

    Yeah, your function makes no sense. str_Source and str_Target are function parameters, and then you try to create new variables with the same names, and use some unknown variable of strFile.

    Out...
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    Re: swf files no longer valid

    Yep, Adobe added code to the most recent version of Flash to make it no longer function as of today. It has made this date known for quite a while that this would be happening.

    Discussion of...
  28. VS 2010 Re: Another window doesnt popup though it should

    Good luck then.
  29. VS 2010 Re: Another window doesnt popup though it should

    If you want AnotherForm to show when the folder exists, why are you checking if it does
    Not exist in your If statement?
  30. Re: Vb6: elapsed time + time in label1.caption

    You've been a member here for almost 5 years. Do you have intentions on learning to write code yourself?
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    Re: The US fragile democracy Exposed

    Can this civil discussion of the mechanics behind the ability to delete posts move to its own thread? It seems to be dissuading venomous partisanship. :)

    I'll try to get it back on track.

    Is a...
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    Re: mscomctl.ocx - wth????

    I don't think anyone is taking issue with the statement that an end user won't know how to register an ocx file.

    But that's why installers exist, to ensure that all of that necessary behind the...
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    Re: mscomctl.ocx - wth????

    What is "it"?
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    Re: mscomctl.ocx - wth????

    If you examine the project's .vbp file in Notepad, are there any other .ocx files listed that aren't being included in your installation?
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    Re: mscomctl.ocx - wth????

    Since this is a VB6 issue, as you say, please post the relevant code so that you can receive further assistance.
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    Re: mscomctl.ocx - wth????

    Did you try registering the ocx file?

    Needing to register .ocx files isn't new or unique to Windows 10. Not that I'm defending Windows 10, I don't use it and have no plans to any time soon.
    ...
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    VS 2019 Re: Change proj names

    I don't use VS 2019, but I would imagine it still holds.

    When I've wanted to make this type of change, I've always closed VS, and then just opened all of the source files in a plain text editor,...
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    Re: Reading a Text File in Visual Basic 6

    ReDim on a string variable?
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    Re: C++ DLL to VB6

    The thread pointed to you also notes how you should be passing a String to a C++ function that expects a String pointer. Did you make that change to your VB6 code?

    The other note basically means...
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    Re: C++ DLL to VB6

    No idea, but it seemed like that other thread encompassed your scenario fairly closely, and had much more discussion than this one. Someone else with more experience with calling functions from C++...
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