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Automatic About Form

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Submitted on: 1/5/2015 9:42:00 PM
By: Troy Blake (from psc cd)  
Level: Beginner
User Rating: By 3 Users
Compatibility: VB 5.0, VB 6.0
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     This code sample allows you to display an About form for your application with a couple of lines of code.
 

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'Windows API/Global Declarations for :Automatic About Form
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'Insert in General Declarations
Private Declare Function ShellAbout Lib "shell32.dll" Alias "ShellAboutA" (ByVal hwnd As Long, ByVal szApp As String, ByVal szOtherStuff As String, ByVal hIcon As Long) As Long
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' Name: Automatic About Form
' Description:This code sample allows you to display an About form for your application with a couple of lines of code.
' By: Troy Blake (from psc cd)
'
' Assumes:Uses API call ShellAbout
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'Insert in Event (Like Button_Click)
Call ShellAbout(Me.hwnd, "- About Box Example", "A small example " & "that uses the ShellAbout Function to create an About Box.", Me.Icon)


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