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please someone who knows visual basic! PLEASE!

Q: please someone who knows visual basic! PLEASE!

hey. prolly shudnt paste stuff twice but im told this really isnt that hard, im just way out of time... and desperate.

at 6:00 i have to submit an interface game for a major project... ive prolly messed this up, but im still hoping.....

anyway, i have a circuit board with 12 LEDs (6 red, 6 green) and 12 buttons. its basically a really small version of a roulette table... and i have to write a VB program to control this.... so you click a button to start, pick one of the numbered lights with a button, and then the game picks one of the random 12 lights. If it is the same then you win... a 1 in 12 chance game

does that sound simple to anyone? cos i just cant learn it and produce it in time and im facing failure.

id appreciate any help so much, even if you just know someone else who mite know...



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A: please someone who knows visual basic! PLEASE!

Hi, Brad.
I'm really sorry to say that it's highly unlikely that you'll get anyone to help you out. Most people will not assist you with homework, much less when you have not taken the responsibility to do it on time.

I'm sorry, but please don't hold out hope for it. I have to lock this thread, and I'm gonna delete your other duplicate.

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I guess my question can be asked in two ways, the short way and the long way.

Here's the short one:

Can you do everything that you can do with VBA with VB?
The long one is:

I need to be able to write programs that conceivably invovle web forms/web services (VB right?), Microsoft SQL Server 2002 (VB again right?) but also Microsft Office applications like Excel and Access (VBA??). Does that mean I need to learn both Visual Basic and Visual Basic for Applications? In my initial research into Visual Basic I've learned that Visual Basic for Applications is a subset of Visual Basic, so shouldn't that mean that Visual Basic, being the parent and more powerful than Visual Basic for Applications, is capable of performing all of the functions that Visual Basic for Applications does?

Thanks for your help,
([email protected])

A:Solved: Visual Basic vs. Visual Basic for Applications

I do not know VB at all, only some VBA. The main difference is that VBA has words specifically for the applications, a classic exanple would be the
both range and .End(xlUp) are for use in Excel.

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Hello everyone. Right now im doing a proyect in Visual FoxPro v. 6.5 where i am using a control names MAPX.OCX, this is used to display maps and its cordinates. I have already started to use this control, but im a bit stuck. I read in the manual of the control, but it is made for Visual Basic and C++ and I have very little experience using Visual FoxPro.

The instructions of the VB as the following:

Private sub Globessymbol_click()
Dim top20cities as mapxlib.layer
set top20cities = map1.layers("ciudades")
top20cities.style.symbolbitmapname = "x.bmp"
end sub

The Map1 is the name of an OLE object that identifies the MAPX.OCX and this also has some layers to put the name, icons, lines, etc. This layers are the ones i am having trouble codificating it in Visual FoxPro.

does someone here have any knowledge of how to do this? i'll thank very much the help.

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Hi there
I'm just messing around a bit with Visual Basic - I just want to use EXCEL (mainly) and a couple of really simple Windows stuff. I can't be bothered with C# or .NET -- I'm not (nor intend to be) a professional programmer -- but would like to have a go with some small applications and get to grips with the Basic in EXCEL.

I've got the old Ms Visual Basic 6 disks -- is it worth while messing about with these on W8 (Ms believe it or not is going to support the platform through W8 releases !!!) or should I just bite the bullet and download Visual Studio express which seems a bit overkill also for what I'm really trying to do.

As I'm running a 32 bit version of Office it would seem that most of the VB6 stuff could run quite simply in EXCEL 2010 (32 bit) even though my OS is x-64 --or I could even run it in an XP VM.

Any suggestions as to which is the better way to go -- I just want this for casual use -- not as a professional.


A:Visual Basic 6 or Visual Studio for EXCEL use

Doesn't Office 2010 still support VBA (Visual Basic for Applications)? I think that is what you mean by Basic in Excel?

As far as supporting VB6 in Win 8, VB6 apps do run in Windows (32 bit), though we've had issues at work with some 3rd party components. I'm pretty sure 64 bit is out for VB6! I couldn't get any VB6 executables to run on my Windows 7-64 box, though they will run just fine in an XP VM.

I think your options are VBA in Excel if you want to stick with classic VB...

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Hi everyone,

I've been trying to get my feet wet in creating a .vbs file from notepad to do a basic function. I wanted to be able to run .reg files remotely but also interactively. This led me down the path of simply finding an example of a .vbs that would open anything remotely at all. Notepad is what came up with the most results and the Win32_ScheduledJob object appeared to be what was needed.

I researched many different places but this is a decent walkthrough. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa394601(v=vs.85).aspx

I grabbed the code below out of the website and changed the date parameters to run in a couple minutes from my current time. I could see the task in scheduled tasks but when the time had come and gone nothing would happen and this is just trying to get it to run locally so far.

strComputer = "."
Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:" _
& "{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" _
& strComputer & "\root\cimv2")
JobID = "Test"
Set objNewJob = objWMIService.Get("Win32_ScheduledJob")
errJobCreate = objNewJob.Create _
("Notepad.exe", "********143000.000000-420", _
True , 1 OR 4 OR 16, ,True, JobId)
If errJobCreate = 0 Then
WScript.Echo "Job created successfully: " & VBNewLine _
& "Notepad.exe scheduled to run repeately at 14.30 (2:30 P.M.) PST" & VBNewLine _
& "on Mon, Wed, and Fri."
WScript.... Read more

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awhile back i inquired about how to make a jump into the programming field. I have decided to make my first leap with visual basic 6. I have it installed on my system. I just need to learn the code. I can add boxes, buttons, etc. But I need to learn the code that makes all the bells and whistles work. Any ideas on where I can learn it. Like maybe an online site/help page. or files I could download? anything...


A:Visual Basic

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I am completely new to this but I would like to start writing small little programs... just for my self. For example maybe a little reminder program, no fancy graphics. I would like to be able to take this and run it one any computer with windows without having to download other software to run this. Is visual basic the way to go, if so what software do I need and is there any good online tutorials for this.

PS Years ago I took a course in BASIC computer programing and did well at it... will this help me now days?


A:visual basic

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I'm trying to learn VB. I have a picBox and some optButtons along with chkBoxes.
I can't figure out how to name font styles and apply them to the text in the picBox.
IE. I want Comic Sans as my default font with Arial and Courier as optButtons. What is the syntax to do that? my picbox is called picDisplayBill
Do I need to create a sub procedure to do this?

A:Visual Basic

Why can't you just change the FontStyle property in the Properties box? I'm not quite sure I understand the question.

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Ok, I'm writting my first real program in Visual Basic.

I have questions.

This program is going to generate a CSS, and I need to know if it's possible for me to get a quick color picker implented in the app. So, when they pick the color, it will automatically input the hex code for that color in the box.

Help is really appricated.

A:Visual Basic

there is this activeX component called Microsoft Common Dialogs Control (mscomdlg.ocx) and can be used to popup a color picker. learn more at www.msdn.com

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Hello I am thinking of getting into visual basic but it's too expensive for me (yes I'm a tight little ****) but does anyone know of a freeware clone of it at all. thanks.

A:Visual basic

Excel had it's own version of VB, as far as the coding goes it's all the same, you can even run class modules etc from it. A good starting point to learn VB coding. Obviously you can't make executables with it though.

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Does anyone know where I can learn visual basic? I've read several books on it and they have tought me the basics (variables, data types, arrays, controls, etc) But I want to learn how to take my programming to the next step.

I want to be able to create programs that can communicate across the internet/local network, maybe some visual basic gaming. Anything.....
I'm really eager to learn visual basic, as well as other programming languages.

Please Post


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do any of you guys know of any sites out there that offers visual basic help? i'm currently taking the second half of the course. right now the programming is probably simple to anyone who knows VB, but i'm having trouble w/ a couple my projects that are due. anyone who knows VB and wants to help, feel free to post here and i'll tell you the problem i'm having trouble w/ and the trouble's i'm having w/ it. or if you know a good site for help, post that here too. thanks a lot.


A:visual basic help

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**EDIT** Apologies, it's C++, not C#
Hi there.

I'm currently working on a coursework project and I've come across some trouble.
I'm making an animation and in one scene I want to have a string of text scrolling to the right, and another string of text scrolling to the left.
I am able to get one string of text scrolling, but if I try to add another one, it just screws it all up.
I've also tried adding another view port on the same scene but it still doesn't seem to do the trick. Ideally, I need to have two view ports in the scene.

Here's the code I have:
This is declared at the beginning of the code:

float fTranslate = 0.0;
Translating code:

glTranslatef(fTranslate,0.0f,0.0); //Determine whether the text translates side-ways (x) or upwards (y)
glTranslatef(75,200,0.0); //Starting point of text
glColor3f (1.0, 1.0, 1.0);
renderSpacedBitmapString(20,600,5,GLUT_BITMAP_HELVETICA_18,"We've got great deals at");

fTranslate += 2.0; //Translation speed - ALSO, + makes text go right, - makes text go left


glTranslatef(fTranslate,0.0f,0.0); //Determine whether the text translates side-ways (x) or u... Read more

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hey everyone.... im going to take some programming classes this semester and i can take c# and visual basic. my question is would it be a bad idea to take the classes together in the same semester? I ask because one of my previous teachers recommended not to take java and C# at the same time cause they have very similar commands. i looked at some visual basic.net and C# and they seemed really different but still would like to get a better opinion.

A:C# vs. Visual Basic .Net

ZaUcY said:

hey everyone.... im going to take some programming classes this semester and i can take c# and visual basic. my question is would it be a bad idea to take the classes together in the same semester? I ask because one of my previous teachers recommended not to take java and C# at the same time cause they have very similar commands. i looked at some visual basic.net and C# and they seemed really different but still would like to get a better opinion.Click to expand...

Well C# and Java is in high demand so you should take both of these classes. You can also take VB also. VB is easy to learn so you might want too add this course also.

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I have tried installing Visual Basic 6.0 Pro on my computer using Windows 10 64 bit. I run into the problems with the install of this program. I have had to manually reboot my computer to finish up the install and install MSDN libraries, instead of the program doing this automatically. Then it doesn't install all of the libraries that go with this version such as Active X creation. It also gives an error that the object library for a blank program is not registered.
Does anyone have any ideas on how to get this program installed, so that I have no problems with the install and when the program runs???

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I really wanna learn how to make these two work together. Can anyone tell me where I can learn to make VB work with the web in many different ways?

A:Visual Basic and the web?

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A stupit question to most of you but can some one tell me step by step how to program in a clock know basic fetures just the programing side i am having trouble with chears!

A:New To Visual Basic (VB)

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I have a couple of questions about visual basic,

I have used vb before long time ago, now i look around and i see stuff like visual basic.net, visual studio, etc...
I looked at a software store on the internet to see the price of visual basic, and i thought there would be like visual basic version 7, 8 9... like it used to be
But there isn't any, could someone explain to me the difference between these different visual ___ softwares? especially .net and studio

Also, how old is visual basic 5 now? How outdated is this program? Like would i be able to still use this to make a powerful program?

A:Visual basic, which one!?!?

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Hello All

I don't know if anyone can help me but I'd really appreciate it if someone can.

In MS Access 2003, you can right click on a table, select export and save it as an XML file. You can then unselect Schema etc. I want to replicate that feature through code in VB 6.0 but can't process it efficiently. The code I have written is:

Dim OLacUpload As New Access.Application
Dim PWD As String
OLacUpload.AutomationSecurity = msoAutomationSecurityLow
OLacUpload.OpenCurrentDatabase DATABASE LOCATION, False, PWD
ExportXML acExportTable, "TABLENAME", "FILENAME"
Set OLacUpload = Nothing

The code above works but it asks to open Access and sometimes errors if you delay the click 'Open'. What I want is for the user to click a button and just create an XML file. Is this possible? My database is password protected too if that helps?

Any help would be much appreciated.

Kind Regards

A:Visual Basic 6.0 XML

Just read the database, and write the object to XML. If there is an export function built in to do everything, you wouldn't have to write a query to do much. You just have to configure an until loop to write each iteration of the read. I use a list to pass between the read and the write.

I too have used your export trick to make sure my XML was properly formated. But, in the end, you need to understand every character in an XML markup to properly program for it.

If you're trying to format a dynamic table structure, you'll have to build the tables to be constructed to fit your XML schema. XML is a bit particular. Example: If I need to take in an unknown.length set of dollar amounts, they need to be placed in the same element and reconstructed with a split("Delimiter goes here as string").

I found out today that XML predates the HTTP standard.. WhaWha..What?
XML was designed by NASA in the late 70's to track parts. WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?


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I'm working on a program that stores data input to a SQL database. I need to now create some reports from the data stored. What is the best way to do this? Here's what I have and need to do:




The report needs to look like this:


customerid customername daterange percentageoftotal
totalamount %of total


0001 some customer 23,987.53 35%
0002 another customer 45,329.83 65%

Total: 69,317.36 100%

Any help would be greatly apprciated, as well as thoughts or ideas.

I would like the user running the report to be able to select the date ranges for as many ranges as they want up to 6 different ranges. So the would get a form prompt that would ask them to enter the date ranges and then the report would run.
[Edited by Scully on 07-25-2001 at 08:17 PM]

A:Visual Basic 6 help

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I was interested in programming and I was wondering if Visual Basic would be a good language to learn.



A:Visual Basic 6

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Is there a freeware (opensource) version of Visual Basic? There are a boatload of good powerpoint templates and games that require VB but my school does not have it. My administrator is hesitant to buy something that she doesn't understand, so I am trying to find a freeware version of it to show her and the rest of the teachers how useful it can be.

A:Visual Basic and Win 7

Delphi Open Source

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Hi everyone,

I have a relatively simple question. I have a ms access database app written in vb6. I have a function in the app that allows the user to edit a record. The way i'm currently working this is by using the adodata.recordset.addnew method which writes an new record to the database and then i'm going through using SQL and deleting the old record. I was wondering if there is, and i'm sure there is, a way to bring up a record and edit it and save it as opposed to writing a whole new record and deleting the old one.

Thanks to all who read!

A:visual basic 6.0 ADO


As you are using ADO then you have the ability to Update a record:

With ADOData.Recordset
.Fields("MyField1").Value = "My New Value"
.Fields("MyField2").Value = 400
End With

This updates the current record with the new field values. Now this appears very simple (and it can be) however you do generally need to consider a few things. Firstly you need to ensure that the recordset (table) that you are updating has a primary key. If you don't then you will either get spurious results or you will get an error message that may say something like "insufficient base information for updating".

I would strongly recommend that you avoid using the ADO Data control and create your recordset(s) in code as this gives you much more flexibility in terms of setting the cursortype/locktype of the recordset which governs whether it is updatable etc.

Another method that you can employ is to use a standard SQL statement to perform the update (though here again a primary key is strongly recommended to avoid odd results) and do something like this:

ADOData.ActiveConnection.Execute "Update MyTable Set MyField1 = 'My New Value', MyField2 = 400 Where MyKeyField = 123456"

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I am looking to learn one of these languages.

Basically I want to create simple windows applications. The first application I want to create will be a simple mp3 player with a playlist.

I am very good with PHP and web development programming, but am bored of it and want to move on to creating simple but very useful windows applications with GUI's that use the default windows buttons etc.

Would Visual Basic be better than C++?

What are some disadvantages of using Visual Basic in this day and age?

A:Visual Basic or C++?

Basically I want to create simple windows applications. The first application I want to create will be a simple mp3 player with a playlist.Click to expand...

Thats not a "simple application". Also, iirc, being able to support mp3 files requires the sdk which costs money.

If you are just wanting to create simple windows applications though, I would probably go with Visual Basic over C++. Anything more advance (or portability) then I would go with C++...it all depends what your goals are.

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I am writing a simple little program for school, and it turns out that it is not as simple as I thought it would be. Here is my problem:
I have a text box named txtPass, and I need to make the contents of the text property invisible. I was told to declare the the global variable of sPass and have it capture all the characters of the txtPass text box. I'm probably making this sound harder than it is, but in other words, i just need the password to be invisible when it is typed into the text box. Anyone know how to do this?

A:Visual Basic Help

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I want to start learning visual basic. I have office 2000, I was told to press alt + F11 to go to visual basic. I have done this and it brings me to the visual basic screen, when I hit the help menu it say this is not installed so I put my office 2000 disk in the cdrom to install it and it cant find it. Do I actually have visual basic and its help files or do I need to purchase them seperate from office 2000.
Also does anybody no any good site that I can go to for learning. I am a complete green horn when it comes to visual basic, so I have to start right at the begining. I don't even no where to start entering the code or if I have to complile it or how to complile it. So thats what type of site Im looking for.


A:visual basic

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I need some help with my Visual Basic class. I am a student, but have done all of the coding, so no coding is needed. I just need some troubleshooting with the coding itself. I cannot get the correct alignment I need in my listboxes. Once you see the coding, you will understand what it is that I need, especially if you are decent in VB. In the first and second listboxes, the content is not properly aligned. I need the text to be perfectly aligned from top to bottom.

I have included the zipped file for those who wish to help to view. You will need Visual Basic 2008 Express Edition or Higher, I think.

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Does anyknow here know of any good websites with beginner and intermediate visual basic tutorials along with a forum with lots of helpful people?
If so, click on reply thread and post me the link!


A:Visual Basic .net

Here's a good website. People post their projects that they've worked on. It's a great learning tool to download them and review their code etc.


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This is probably a really simple question, but I'm just starting out with VB.. What I want to know is how to launch an external program from within my program, for example when I click a button launch say explorer?

A:Visual Basic 6

To start Calculator in Windows 95 via VB code:

Private Sub Command1_Click()
Shell "C:\Windows\Explorer.exe", vbNormalFocus
End Sub

That will start explorer when you click the button. You can change the second argument (vbNormalFocus) if you want it maximized or minimized or whatever. Also, of course, you need to make sure the path is correct.

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Greetings all,

I am constructing a macro that will allow me to have my summary sheet open, hit a button to browse for a .xls file then import the values from it and add them to any existing values. File location and the amount of files are a variable so adding the one at a time is fine.

So far I have been able to get Excel to open the browse window, allow me to select the desired file and import the values from the specified cells but Iím having trouble with getting it to place the values into the same cell co-ordinates and add them to any existing values that may be present.

My coding experience in Visual Basic is limited to what I have learnt in the past few days trying to get this working. What I have constructed up until now has been done so primarily through salvaging bits of code from other macros modifying them and basically putting them together through trial and error, so itís entirely possible I have made simple mistakes.

Here is what I have so farÖ

Sub Compile ()

Dim x As Long, z As Variant
Dim bk As Workbook, sh As Worksheet
Dim sh1 As Worksheet

Set sh = Workbooks("DTS09.xls").Worksheets("DTS Totals")

z = Application.GetOpenFilename(FileFilter:= _
"Excel files (*.xls), *.xls", MultiSelect:=False)
If Not IsArray(z) Then
MsgBox "Exit?"
Exit Sub
End If

For x = 1 To UBound(z)

Set bk = Workbooks.Open(z(x))
On Error Resume Next
Set sh1 = bk.Worksheets("Trigger Info")
On Error GoTo 0
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A:Visual basic help please.

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I need to pass an array of values to a select statement in VB6 but need help with the syntax

cmnFileGet.CancelError = True
cmnFileGet.FileName = txtFilePath.Text
cmnFileGet.Filter = "*.txtDate"

cmnFileGet.FileName = txtFilePath.Text

is the line of code that is currently passing a single file to the select statement. I want all files that qualify for the filter "*.txtDate"

txtDate is a text box the end user fills in. For example I want all files that qualify for "*.7/30" if the end user has entered 7/30 into the text box.

The syntax in the case statement must somehow cause the program to go back for the next value in the array once all the other code in the case statement is executed.

Any help will be greatfully appreciated.

A:Visual Basic Fun

If I understand your question, you would want to do something like this:

cmnFileGet.Filter = "*." & txtDate.Text

That would limit the dialog box to files with an extention "7/09" in your example. Again, I'm not sure I understand the question. I appologize if I'm way off here, but let me know if I am...

As far as the array part of the question goes, if your array was called Dates() where each member of Dates() was a date entered by the user:

for x = 1 to UBound(Dates)
Select Case Dates(x)
case "7/09"
case "7/10"
case else
End Select
Next x

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I have heard of chipmunk but that changes code around a bit. I am looking for a way to run some time of shell or something like that so i can program in VB on the mac operating system. who knows what to do

A:visual basic on MAC

The closest thing I have seen to VB for the Mac is REAL Basic. I haven't even messed with a Mac in quite a while so I'm not sure how easy it is to get ahold of. From what little programming I did on the Mac, the syntax and code is much the same.
I hope this is what you're looking for and that it helps you out some. I really liked REAL Basic but I wasn't very experienced when I used it so I'm not certain about it's limitations, etc.

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I've got some time on my hands and thought to teach myself VB. Can someone give me a quick differentiation between VB6 and VB.NET? Is the latter just the more recent version, or does it include internet controls?


A:Visual Basic.NET vs Visual Basic

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I am creating an application that automatically logs me into my webmail. I need to find a way to use VB fill in the username and password and then "click" the OK button in internet explorer. I have attached the screenshot to demonstrate what I mean. The popup i believe is part of windows not IE, but I need to know how to interact with it from VB. Does anyone know or have a link to a site that could help me out. Thanks.

A:Visual Basic.NET and IE

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Here is the story. My dad's friends called this morning, and told me he had signed up for online courses. He said he only pays $25 a month, and gets all he wants. Suprisingly, he gave me the site, and his user name and password. Well, I looked through what they had, and I decided I want to learn visual basic. How much is the program to write in VB cost? Where can I get it? Help is appreciated.

A:Visual Basic

Ok, I feel a little stupid now Checked out VB, looks nice, I think I'm going to stick to learning it

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I just installed Visual Basic C++ 2010 Express and I was wondering if I could uninstall older versions. It's about the following applications:
Microsoft C++ 2005 Redistributable
Microsoft C++ 2008 Redistributable x86 9.0.30729.4148
Both have one security update as well. So is it safe to remove them or will this cause problems?

A:Visual Basic C++

Try the uninstall and see.

Create system restore point first -
START | type create | "create a restore point"

Uninstall the older C++ versions. If problems occur, restore the system using the restore point created -
START | type rstrui

Regards. . .



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ok im new at this stuff
can anyone please tell me if visual basic is a freeware or shareware or do i have to pay for it
if it is a shareware were can i download it please i really need this
Thanks in advance
and i googled it too

A:Visual Basic

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-5020U CPU @ 2.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 61 Stepping 4
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8097 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 5500, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 419 GB (265 GB Free); D: 24 GB (24 GB Free); F: 1863 GB (0 GB Free);
Motherboard: LENOVO, Lenovo Edge 15
Antivirus: Avast Antivirus, Enabled and Updated

See screenshot. Do I need all these Visual Basic files? I do not use it. Or will they be needed by the system for some actions I will do?
thanks, Frank

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Hey Guys, It's me again... I am a Computer Engineering Student and working on our thesis now... I wonder if you could help me in my problem.

I Want to print a receipt from the form in visual basic 6.0... If it clicked a button, it will print automatically... I want to know what is the code for that.. thank you!

Hoping for your immediate replies.. Thank you so much!

A:Help! Visual Basic 6.0


Printing a form In Visual Basic | Visual Basic 6 (VB6)

Print VB Form Using cmdialog Control in vb6 - Toolbox for IT Groups

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just got this program and dont no how to use it. is there anywhere on the internet with an easy to learn guide of how to do things with it?

A:visual basic 6

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Well I think I'm definately going to start learning more about IT and make it my profession but I wanted to start learning some Visual Basic but I see that the pricetag is pretty hefty but yet Express is free. Is Express even really the same or just elements of VB 6? Just curious also anyone have any recommendations on the order of learning types of code? I was thinking to go with C++, I know quite a bit on HTML now, and Visual Basic to start and then moving onto Java, XML, SQL, and .net. Any suggestions on the VB prices(ebay is expensive too, I looked) or a partial pack and coding let me know.

A:Anyone know or have Visual Basic 6?

FWIW, if you're serious about learning more about programming, VB is probably not the language to start with. Basic allows too many sloppy programming practices. I'd consider just starting with C++, it's the major language of most larger applications are programmed in nowadays.

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hi all im new to programming and am interested in learning visual basic or c++ can anyone think of a good start for me to learn?

A:new to visual basic

I say start C++, you can always go back to VB, but VB is kind of a handicapper for a first language IMO.

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I just need to know two things, how to get the current date, the second is the program that Im writing is linked to a Microsoft Access Database, I need a way to print the contents of the database through the program, anyone happen to know any code for that?

A:How Do I?... In Visual Basic 6

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I have just started learning Visual Basic in one of my high school classes. I am currently trying to create a program in VB for my parents' business. My parents have to constantly write out orders to their suppliers since they aren't good with computers so i am trying to make a program that would be user friendly and would allow them to select the number of each item they want(with all the items being in a list) and then they just have to click on a command button that is linked to another form in which there is chart of all the items the want ordered(not including the items they put zeros for). Also my parents would need to be able to print out the final chart to send to the suppliers and make a copy for themselves. This would save them a lot of time and would look much neater! I have tried starting to program but i have no idea where to start. can someone please show me a sample source code of a similar program to what i need or show me how to make this program on Visual Studio 2005 Express. Thanks in advance to anyone who will help me!

A:Need Visual Basic Help

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I use VB 2008 Express Edition, and I cannot get my multiple form application to work correctly. I am trying to get frmNext to show up after frmInput is done. So, in frmInput's button click event, I type in strName = TextBox1.Text, frmNext.Show(), and Unload frmInput. Unload does not work in vb 2008 anymore I guess, because it gave me an error. So, I typed in Me.Close(), which closes the application altogether. So, I decided to go into frmNext's form load event and type in Me.Text = strName and frmInput.Close(), which causes the entire program to close. I need help getting frmNext to show up and frmInput to close down.

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Hi, can anyone show me code that i can apply to a button in Visual Basic to open up a program, i am having trouble... Thanks in advance (Y)

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