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  1. Re: I need help with getting the hex Ref of this colour, in the graphic attachment.

    &hf0f0f0 rgb(240,240,240)
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    Re: Neumorphism Design

    Hi Leandro, unable to download either of the 2 files listed. Edge just shows a white screen.
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    Re: CDO.Message Problem

    The error shown usually happens if not running VB6 as administrator. Go to the exe, right click /properties/compatibility. check run as administrator.
  4. Re: [VB6] ucShellBrowse: A modern replacement for Drive/FileList w/ extensive feature

    Hi just seen your message but I am very short of time. Do the following, if this doesn't work you will have to zip up your entire code and post it for fafalone to look at.

    In declaration section...
  5. Re: [VB6] ucShellBrowse: A modern replacement for Drive/FileList w/ extensive feature

    Entry point errors such as this are almost always caused by not having a Common Controls 6.0.0 manifest for the IDE and, when compiled, for the exe.

    Here is a very simple manifest that you can put...
  6. Re: 3031 'Not a valid password' when compiled, works in IDE

    Could it be that you are running the IDE elevated but not the compiled exe? As a test try running the exe elevated.
  7. Thread: MMM error

    by Steve Grant
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    Re: MMM error

    No RES files must be exactly divisible by 4 no matter how they are created. I have taken the liberty of attaching my Standard.RES file.
  8. Thread: MMM error

    by Steve Grant
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    Re: MMM error

    Hi Daniel, I use the CodeJock controls including the skin framework all the time without any issue with my res file.

    However I have seen that exact error when the res file was not exactly...
  9. Re: Getting the ball rolling. Which VB6 projects are you working on?

    Until I retired I was the Chief engineer at Omnex Pro-Film in Manchester even though I live in Essex. Quite early on I realised the need for an accurate tool to calculate projection rake, porthole...
  10. Re: Getting the ball rolling. Which VB6 projects are you working on?

    As requested, here is a screenshot of LensCalc.
  11. Re: Getting the ball rolling. Which VB6 projects are you working on?

    I have many programs out there. Including Lens & Screen designer for the Cinema Industry. Plus a couple of free programs aimed at Hospital/Student Radio.

    Below is an image of the DJ version. All...
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    Re: Help converting code

    Alexander the Namespace is the folder where you have your music track with a backslash inside inverted commas inside parenthesis. Example ("E:\Music") < there is a backslash here that the forum keeps...
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    Re: Help converting code

    Well the Block variable is not set if you don't use all the code. I've just re-checked and the code I posted is correct and complete. No references.


    Obviously the Namespace must point to your...
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    Re: Help converting code

    That is a lot of code, why not let windows do the work. This applies for all supported formats and of course Windows 10.


    Dim X As Currency
    With...
  15. Thread: FYI: Adios

    by Steve Grant
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    Re: FYI: Adios

    The VB world would be less without you. Many thanks and good fortune.
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    Re: Help with iniFile

    This is the closest I have.

    UAP & "MM.ini" is the name of the file I want to write to. You will have to do a 'little' work.


    Private Declare Function WritePrivateProfileString Lib "kernel32"...
  17. Re: [VB6] TaskDialogIndirect - Complete class implementation of Vista+ Task Dialogs

    Be careful with VKuserControls they only partially support Unicode. The textboxes for example do not. I have also found that those controls are not as stable as I would like on Win10
  18. Re: [VB6] TaskDialogIndirect - Complete class implementation of Vista+ Task Dialogs

    You also need to manifest your compiled .exe.
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    Re: FileCopy Doesnt Copy

    Could this be that FSO is set to overwrite by default. Try adding ,False to the FSO calls which will make then like VB's Filecopy.
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    Re: multiline tool tip

    Because a label is not a 'Windowed' control and doesn't have a HWND, you must set the tooltip HWND to the parent of the label. In your case this is Picture1.


    Private Sub Label1_MouseMove(Button...
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    Re: PLACE label on pictiurebox

    Of course Picture boxes are containers. Though I suspect this is not what you meant!
  22. Re: shellexecute versus opening from explorer

    When using 64bit Windows, I have had to do the following


    Private Declare Function IsWow64Process Lib "kernel32.dll" (ByVal hProcess As Long, ByRef Wow64Process As Long) As Long
    Private Declare...
  23. Re: [VB6] ucShellBrowse: A modern replacement for Drive/FileList w/ extensive feature

    Jon, a big improvement on previous versions - well done!
  24. Re: How to convert date&time information from date/time server into my local time?

    If you don't need super accuracy try this. I have put in a debug.print that will show the entire received string.


    Option Explicit

    Private Sub Form_Load()
    Caption = GetInternetTime
    End...
  25. Re: [VB6] ucShellBrowse: A modern replacement for Drive/FileList w/ extensive feature

    Obviously I don't know your test machine/OS but this is what I get from a freshly started PC (no files in cache) using Win 10 Home 2004/i7 7700K @ 4.2 GHz from a standard 2TB sata hard drive....
  26. Re: [VB6] ucShellBrowse: A modern replacement for Drive/FileList w/ extensive feature

    This didn't really make any improvement so I went back to some old controls I've had for at least 20 years from Sky Software. These are WXFLDVW.Ocx and WXFILVW.OCX. Folderview & Fileview...
  27. Re: VB advance add-in - hosting website down - reg key required

    I just found Karl's site ok here https://classicvb.net/
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    Re: Extended ascii characters

    Here in the UK a simple Chr$(177) produces the Plus/Minus symbol.
  29. Re: [VB6] ucShellBrowse: A modern replacement for Drive/FileList w/ extensive feature

    This is still much the same but now taking 18secs. Just so you know I am using DemoVB, so all I see are the filenames and their icon.

    Using FindFirstFileExW I can load all the filenames in the...
  30. Re: [VB6] ucShellBrowse: A modern replacement for Drive/FileList w/ extensive feature

    Works fine now Jon, thank you. However, it is still very slow showing the contents of my Music folder (currently 58992 tracks). Is this not the right tool for that job? Am I expecting too much?
    ...
  31. Re: [VB6] ucShellBrowse: A modern replacement for Drive/FileList w/ extensive feature

    I can't get past any of the


    hr = pps.GetValue(uColData(lp).pKey, vrw)

    calls. Getvalue is highlighted and all its intellisense works fine. I can see all the members. Oleexp 4.62 is referenced...
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    Re: Load image into STATIC control Win32

    Hi Jaafar, I've downloaded the demo but it is just an XLS file. No Code!
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    Re: Load image into STATIC control Win32

    Can you post the method you ended up using please.
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    Re: Divide decimal or small number

    Text3.text = Format$(Text1.text / Text2.text, "#.########")
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    Re: Divide decimal or small number

    MsgBox Format$(8 / 1728, "#.########")
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    Re: ID3V2.3 tag class

    It doesn't do the actual selection that's down to you. Just pass it a filename and it embeds it into the tag as Apic. So simple.
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    Re: ID3V2.3 tag class

    By far the easiest for VB6 and FREE is https://sourceforge.net/projects/audiogenie/. This Reads/Writes AAC(raw), APE, FLAC, ID3V1, ID3V2, LYRICS, MP4(aac & alac), MPP, OGG, WAV, WMA. Reads/Writes...
  38. Re: [RESOLVED] Run-time error '76': Path Not Found

    Absolute and relative paths
    An absolute or full path points to the same location in a file system, regardless of the current working directory. To do that, it must include the root directory. By...
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    Re: VB6 radial Progress-Control

    I'm afraid I don't know. Perhaps Olaf or Dil will chime in. What I do know is that if you want the ultimate speed for something then it must be compiled and (even though we frown against it) elevated.
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    Re: VB6 radial Progress-Control

    @ couttsJ I don't know if this applies to you but when I have seen these strange differences in timing, it is usually that the IDE is run elevated but the compiled is not.
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