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  Advanced User Defined TypesAdvanced User Defined TypesVB 6.0Intermediate /
Matthew Roberts (from psc cd)
665 since
1/10/2015 11:13:00 PM

By 11 Users

       Follow up to my first article on User Defined Types. Shows how to really put them to work. If you liked the first one, you will LOVE this one.Click here to see a screenshot of this code!(ScreenShot)
 
 
  AlphaBar OCX - Easy sorting of lists using intuitive alphabet control.AlphaBar OCX - Easy sorting of lists using intuitive alphabet control.VB 4.0 (32-bit), VB 5.0, VB 6.0Intermediate /
Matthew Roberts (from psc cd)
474 since
1/16/2015 7:17:00 AM

By 4 Users

       Very basic example of creating a user control. This one has actually turned out to be useful in an application I wrote. I kept the features to a minimum in this one so that it would be easier to see how it works.Click here to see a screenshot of this code!(ScreenShot)
 
 
  Auto Form ResizeAuto Form ResizeVB 5.0, VB 6.0Intermediate /
Matthew Roberts (from psc cd)
1272 since
1/7/2015 8:15:00 AM

By 15 Users

       Automatically rescales a form to keep the layout identical at any size. For those of you out there who lock your forms to a certain size because rescaling is such a pain, give this a try...you will love it! NOTE: Although this code works as is, it is JUST ...(description truncated)Click here to see a screenshot of this code!(ScreenShot)
 
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  Best Shell & Wait (No API's!)Best Shell & Wait (No API's!)VB 5.0, VB 6.0, VB Script, ASP (Active Server Pages) Intermediate /
Matthew Roberts (from psc cd)
1308 since
1/6/2015 7:09:00 PM

By 16 Users

       Makes it easy to perform a clean "Shell & Wait" where your applicatoin kicks off an external application and waits for it to return before continuing. Many shell & wait examples I have found tend to overdrive the proccessor in a loop or require you to mak ...(description truncated)
 
 
  Clipboard spellcheck/Right-click File SpellcheckClipboard spellcheck/Right-click File SpellcheckVB 5.0, VB 6.0Intermediate /
Matthew Roberts (from psc cd)
483 since
1/17/2015 9:01:00 PM

By 5 Users

       This is very cool. For those of you who appreciate it, thanks. For those of you who are just looking for something to put down, move along. I don't want the coding award, so you don't need to try to make me look bad. WHAT IT DOES: This code allows you to ...(description truncated)Click here to see a screenshot of this code!(ScreenShot)
 
 
  ComboBox Menu DemoComboBox Menu DemoVB 5.0, VB 6.0, VBA MS AccessBeginner /
Matthew Roberts (from psc cd)
844 since
1/30/2015 5:44:00 AM

By 4 Users

       Demonstrates one method of creating custom menus that can contain images, combo boxes, or any other Windows control. Although this is not the most powerful method, it doesn't require any API custom calls or any third party .ocx's (like the Office Toolbar) ...(description truncated)
 
 
  Cool Boolean Logic.Cool Boolean Logic.VB 3.0, VB 4.0 (16-bit), VB 4.0 (32-bit), VB 5.0, VB 6.0, VB Script, ASP (Active Server Pages) Intermediate /
Matthew Roberts (from psc cd)
565 since
1/6/2015 6:21:00 PM

By 5 Users

       Explains the usage of boolean logic in Visual Basic to evaluate complex operations in the terms of "Boolean Logic Gates" ...a concept any electronics techies out there will love.
 
 
  Create your own custom parameters listCreate your own custom parameters listVB 5.0, VB 6.0Intermediate /
Matthew Roberts (from psc cd)
585 since
1/7/2015 8:40:00 AM

By 9 Users

       Ever wonder how to create your own custom list of parameters for one of your functions? You know, like the MsgBox options list with items like vbQuestion, vbExclamation, etc? This article shows you how. It is easier than you might think.Click here to see a screenshot of this code!(ScreenShot)
 
 
  Create your own data types - A basic User Defined Type tutorialCreate your own data types - A basic User Defined Type tutorialVB 3.0, VB 4.0 (16-bit), VB 4.0 (32-bit), VB 5.0, VB 6.0Intermediate /
Matthew Roberts (from psc cd)
762 since
1/6/2015 7:30:00 PM

By 9 Users

       Explains how to create your own custom variable packages that store various data types in one variable and display the elements in the IDE drop-down list while coding. This is a seldom used but very powerful data type in Visual Basic.Click here to see a screenshot of this code!(ScreenShot)
 
 
  Edit Flex-Grid in place.Edit Flex-Grid in place.VB 4.0 (32-bit), VB 5.0, VB 6.0Beginner /
Matthew Roberts (from psc cd)
737 since
1/17/2015 6:25:00 AM

By 8 Users

       Amazingly easy method for editing flex-grids in place. This is an example that I created to help someone out who needed to edit a flex-grid in place and didn't want to get a third party grid. It is a good starting point for a custom grid control. Good, ba ...(description truncated)Click here to see a screenshot of this code!(ScreenShot)
 
 
  Format Source CodeFormat Source CodeVB 5.0, VB 6.0Intermediate /
Matthew Roberts (from psc cd)
463 since
1/17/2015 8:46:00 PM

By 4 Users

       *REPOST* Sorry all...I left out a form file. This one should be good... Completely formats source code text...(adds white space, blocks). Fully customizable...add new commands, change formatting preferences, etc. Currently set up for VB, but can easi ...(description truncated)Click here to see a screenshot of this code!(ScreenShot)
 
 
  Is a certain form open?Is a certain form open?VB 4.0 (32-bit), VB 5.0, VB 6.0Beginner /
Matthew Roberts (from psc cd)
434 since
1/22/2015 6:21:00 AM

By 3 Users

       Simple API call that tells whether or not a particular form is open. Useful for managing popup forms or a series of forms. Sample usage: If FormIsOpen("Color Picker") Then ' ....Do Something Here Else ' ...Do Something Else Here... End If
 
 
  List Directory FilesList Directory FilesVB 5.0, VB 6.0Beginner /
Matthew Roberts (from psc cd)
384 since
1/6/2015 7:29:00 PM

By 2 Users

       Lists all of the files in a directory matching the pattern entered in the form.
 
 
  Match() - Check any string for any number of characters.Match() - Check any string for any number of characters.VB 4.0 (16-bit), VB 4.0 (32-bit), VB 5.0, VB 6.0, VB Script, ASP (Active Server Pages) , VBA MS Access, VBA MS ExcelBeginner /
Matthew Roberts (from psc cd)
559 since
1/10/2015 11:31:00 PM

By 4 Users

       Simple function to validate string contents. Compares a given string to a list of illegal values and evaluates whether or not it contains any. Very fast and easy. Can also be used as a string search function with a little modification.
 
 
  Outlook-Style Splitter FormOutlook-Style Splitter FormVB 5.0, VB 6.0Beginner /
Matthew Roberts (from psc cd)
750 since
1/16/2015 11:24:00 AM

By 11 Users

       This form can be used as a template for creating dynamic "Outlook" style forms in VB. Each frame resizes independently...and best of all, NO OCX!Click here to see a screenshot of this code!(ScreenShot)
 
 
  Run Remote Apps on a NetworkRun Remote Apps on a NetworkVB 5.0, VB 6.0Beginner /
Matthew Roberts (from psc cd)
1064 since
1/30/2015 8:16:00 AM

By 5 Users

       This demo project shows one way to easily send a program to another computer on your LAN and run it remotely. Sound impossible? Actually it is pretty easy. I have seen several questions on how to do this recently on the discussion boards and decided to s ...(description truncated)
 
 
  Subs, Functions, and Parameters...A beginner's guide.Subs, Functions, and Parameters...A beginner's guide.VB 3.0, VB 4.0 (16-bit), VB 4.0 (32-bit), VB 5.0, VB 6.0, VB Script, ASP (Active Server Pages) , VBA MS Access, VBA MS ExcelBeginner /
Matthew Roberts (from psc cd)
336 since
1/16/2015 5:41:00 PM

By 4 Users

       Explains the concepts of Subs, Functions, and Parameters. If you are a little fuzzy on the difference, take a look.
 
 
  The Daily Newbie - Using the App ObjectThe Daily Newbie - Using the App ObjectVB 4.0 (32-bit), VB 5.0, VB 6.0, VBA MS AccessBeginner /
Matthew Roberts (from psc cd)
337 since
1/17/2015 8:12:00 AM

By 6 Users

       Explains the basics of using the App Object.
 
 
  The Daily Newbie - Using the Choose() FunctionThe Daily Newbie - Using the Choose() FunctionVB 3.0, VB 4.0 (16-bit), VB 4.0 (32-bit), VB 5.0, VB 6.0, VB Script, ASP (Active Server Pages) , VBA MS Access, VBA MS ExcelBeginner /
Matthew Roberts (from psc cd)
427 since
1/16/2015 7:22:00 PM

By 6 Users

       04/28/2001 - Describes the usage of the Choose() function; A really neat but seldom used command in VB.
 
 
  The Daily Newbie - Using the Chr() functionThe Daily Newbie - Using the Chr() functionVB 3.0, VB 4.0 (16-bit), VB 4.0 (32-bit), VB 5.0, VB 6.0, VB Script, ASP (Active Server Pages) , VBA MS Access, VBA MS ExcelBeginner /
Matthew Roberts (from psc cd)
793 since
1/16/2015 8:05:00 PM

By 2 Users

       To show the usage of the Chr() function.
 
 
  The Daily Newbie - Using the DateAdd() FunctionThe Daily Newbie - Using the DateAdd() FunctionVB 4.0 (32-bit), VB 5.0, VB 6.0, VB Script, ASP (Active Server Pages) , VBA MS AccessBeginner /
Matthew Roberts (from psc cd)
473 since
1/16/2015 10:04:00 PM

By 6 Users

       Explains how to use the Visual Basic DateAdd() function to add and subtract dates.
 
 
  The Daily Newbie - Using the DateDiff() FunctionThe Daily Newbie - Using the DateDiff() FunctionVB 3.0, VB 4.0 (16-bit), VB 4.0 (32-bit), VB 5.0, VB 6.0, VB Script, ASP (Active Server Pages) , VBA MS Access, VBA MS ExcelBeginner /
Matthew Roberts (from psc cd)
529 since
1/16/2015 6:37:00 PM

By 5 Users

       Newest in the series aimed at teaching newbies (and not so newbies) about the commands that VB has available. This edition gives a basic outline of DateDiff() usage and, as always, some copt-and-paste sample code.
 
 
  The Daily Newbie - Using the DatePart FunctionThe Daily Newbie - Using the DatePart FunctionVB 4.0 (16-bit), VB 4.0 (32-bit), VB 5.0, VB 6.0, VB Script, ASP (Active Server Pages) , VBA MS AccessBeginner /
Matthew Roberts (from psc cd)
292 since
1/16/2015 11:54:00 PM

By 3 Users

       Explains how to use the DatePart Function in Visual Basic.
 
 
  The Daily Newbie - Using the Dir() FunctionThe Daily Newbie - Using the Dir() FunctionVB 4.0 (16-bit), VB 4.0 (32-bit), VB 5.0, VB 6.0, VB Script, VBA MS AccessBeginner /
Matthew Roberts (from psc cd)
402 since
1/17/2015 8:52:00 AM

By 5 Users

       Explains the basics of using the Dir() command to get file and folder information.
 
 
  Using Collections in VBUsing Collections in VBVB 3.0, VB 4.0 (16-bit), VB 4.0 (32-bit), VB 5.0, VB 6.0, VB Script, ASP (Active Server Pages) Intermediate /
Matthew Roberts (from psc cd)
356 since
1/7/2015 11:49:00 AM

By 36 Users

       Explains the basics of using collections in Visual Basic. These are a very powerful and often unused feature of VB.
 


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