A few things you may not have known

Submitted on: 1/28/2015 12:10:00 AM
By: john sheridan (from psc cd)  
Level: Beginner
User Rating: By 6 Users
Compatibility: VB 6.0
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     Just a few things about vb that will probably be helpful to you once in a while.

				Did you know you can set boolean variables to mathematical equations? For example: 

Dim blnMyBoolean As Boolean

blnMyBoolean = (1 + 1 = 2)

This would assign the variable a True value. On the other hand, this...

blnMyBoolean = (1 + 1 = 3)

...would give the variable a False value.
You can also use greater than or less than:

blnMyBoolean = (1 < 2) 'true

This is useful if you're making a math quiz program or something or you use boolean variables that test numbers.

Another good tip I know that saves time is a quick way to reverse boolean variables. For example, say you have a Command Button that Enables or Disables a timer. Instead of using an if, just do this:

Private Sub Command1_Click()
Timer1.Enabled = Not Timer1.Enabled
End Sub

You can also use this with Visible, or any other boolean variable.

I hope these two quick tips helped you. No need to vote, I just felt like uploading this.

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