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Q: Help with Shopping cart for visual basic

Hi I am working on a shopping cart for books in visual basic and can not figure out how to remove a selected item from the cart and adjust the price. any help would be appreciated


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A: Help with Shopping cart for visual basic

I don't use visual basic ... but only can give you some program idea....

on the cart screen it should have a "check box" hold the id of that item ( id should be the shopping cart id + which row in the cart)

when the "check box" is click ... and you press "Upadte" button to post..

you have the the shopping cart id and the item row value to remove it ... then refresh the screen again...

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Ok, so I just set up a merchant account, now I need the shopping cart thing.
I have no experience doing this sort of thing, and I could use a little help getting it going.

basically I need to know:

where do I go to get a shopping cart (free would be preferable, since I already paid for the account...), and how do I integrate it into my website?

Is there somewhere I can go to just get the code so I can "copy and paste" into an html form? what language would it use? Java, php, html, etc.

A:shopping cart

Abdhul said:

Ok, so I just set up a merchant account, now I need the shopping cart thing.
I have no experience doing this sort of thing, and I could use a little help getting it going.

basically I need to know:

where do I go to get a shopping cart (free would be preferable, since I already paid for the account...), and how do I integrate it into my website?

Is there somewhere I can go to just get the code so I can "copy and paste" into an html form? what language would it use? Java, php, html, etc.Click to expand...

How about this? http://www.online-store.co.uk/

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I downloaded CubeCart and am trying to work on it in either Dreamweaver or the File Manager on my server. Either one will work but I'm CLUELESS as to where to start.

I don't know how to put this all together and make it work and the installation instructions may has well be written in Greek. I don't know where to start...there are two header.php and two index.php and two of this and two of that and you get the drift. HELP....I need someone to walk me thru this or I may just lose my mind.

I downloaded Cube Cart cause I can *mangle* the logo easier than I can the one on osCommerce. At least I did when I was using the server I had before but that one had it laid out where I could identify which files were which...now I am on my own. This isn't a Fantasico or C-panel. Liz

A:Okay, I am trying to put together my shopping cart

First off, does your web server or web site meet the requirements for using CubeCart? PHP 1, MySQL on a Unix/Linux Server?

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I'd just created a website with shopping cart but it always said the "shopping cart is empty" when I go to checkout. But it's fine with IE10 or FireFox.

A:ie 11 shopping cart glitch

Please post questions about html, css and scripting for website developers to
IE Web Developer forum
Naturally include a link to your website with your question so that someone my visit the site to investigate the issues.
go to http://modern.ie to find some tools and downloads to troubleshoot website compatibility issues for website developers.
to debug web pages fist
display the Developer tool (f12)
then select the Debug tab, and then refresh the page to show suppressed error messages.Rob^_^

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I am wanting to do a shopping cart for my clothing line company. Standard buying and selling etc.. I have looked at a few options. I am not sure what my boss entirely wants but i enjoy the php/mysql options, though maybe I want ASP or something else? I have found myriads of these at vairous prices and some free? I was hoping someone here in the techsupportguy forums could give me some experience suggestions or ask me questions to determine my needs and then give a suggestion on that. If i can get away with inexpensive and highly flexable or powerful whatever software that would be great! The boss is kind of looking at cold fusion but thats not anything solid. we just want something excellent. He has had a bit of experience with it. Anyone Anyone ?

and um.. is this the right forum to ask this type of a q?

A:What are the best shopping cart programs available?

Check out http://www.oscommerce.com/

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When shopping on line nothing will go into the shopping cart! Someone walk me thru on how to allow me to do this. I have windows xp with ca suite security supplied by road runner internet with what ever e machines put in the computer when you buy it.

A:security & cookies & shopping cart

What internet browser are you using?

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When adding items to our Paypal shopping cart we can continue shopping to add more items by clicking on the continue shopping button. However, a POPUp appears notifying you that "The webpage you are viewing is trying to close the window-Do you want to close the window-yes or no"
This is confusing and is there a way to deactivate that POPUP from showing up. It only appears on internet Explorer and not Google Chrome or Firefox.
Any help would be appreciated


A:[SOLVED] Paypal Shopping Cart Pop Up

Hello and welcome to the forum.

You should be able to click on the pop up and click Allow.
Click Start = >Internet Explorer => Tools => Internet Options => Click on the tab Privacy => Under Pop up blocker click Settings => Enter Paypal and click Add

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Hi guys, I'd like to learn more about integrating a shopping cart application with a merchant account.

I understand the mechanics of obtaining credit card information from the user via HTML forms and whatnot. What isn't clear to me is what I would then do with this information.

I've done some searching and all I can seem to find is tutorials on making the actual shopping cart software, which I can do myself, and links to other purchasable shopping cart software.

Can someone link me to a page or book that covers this topic in detail?

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I have IE7. I connect through road runner. I have not made any changes to my computer. everything was fine. Did a virus scan. talked to road runner.. etc. I cannot get to the site that hosts my shopping cart. www.ecartsoft.com from my computer. also I cannot log on to access my shopping cart account. I talked extensively to my shopping cart tech. all is fine there. we did a tracert and traced my steps to their server.. seems like somehow their server is not allowing my computer in. I also cannot use the shopping cart on my own site to test it.. It times out, can't find site..etc.
I deleted all temp files, history, cookies, turned off firewall.. etc. etc. checked internet options. we went over it all! this is sudden. I have had this cart site for almost a year with no problems. can anyone shed some light. I can access all other sites.. My bank, aol, ebay, etc.. etc. no problems. seems like it is my computer??

A:can't access my shopping cart or their site

Please do this

Click Start => Run and copy and paste the following line into the run box: regsvr32 urlmon.dll, press OK. Once it is copmpleted you will get this message DllRegisterServer in urlmon.dll succeeded, repeat the above steps, but replace regsvr32 urlmon.dll with:

regsvr32 actxprxy.dll
regsvr32 shdocvw.dll
regsvr32 mshtml.dll
regsvr32 browseui.dll
regsvr32 jscript.dll
regsvr32 vbscript.dll
regsvr32 oleaut32.dll

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I am running XP home SP1 and IE 6. When I try to add something to a shopping cart I get this error "We're sorry, more information is needed to order this item. Please complete Step 2, then continue your order" on one site (llbean.com). On another site (victoriassecret.com) it acts like it adds it to the shopping bag, but when I view the bag it is empty.

I had SP2 installed and uninstalled it, and have the same results. I also have done the registry tweak to fool the system into thinking that IE6 is not installed and reinstalled it. I was able to add something to my LLBean shopping cart after doing that. The item was backordered, and when I went back to change my choice, it gave me the "We're sorry, more information is needed to order this item. Please complete Step 2, then continue your order" error again. I have run the latest Spybot S&D, and Adaware versions and deleted some spy/adware. Still having the problems. Hijackthis 1.99 log below:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 8:13:46 PM, on 1/3/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
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A:IE 6 wont let me add items to shopping cart

got this working by deleting all of Dell's mcaffee security center which for some reason was not allowing me to shop online after installing XP SP2

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The webhost for this shopping cart site creates the codes needed to make it work on a separate page for each item. I copied the codes for each individual product and pasted them onto one page.
Each item contains a form with hidden fields that consists of the product's id # so that the shopping cart processor should know which item is being purchased when the buy button is being clicked.
However, the different products are not being recognized on the page, but rather, every buy button interprets as if the first item on the page is being purchased again and again.
Being that I'm not familiar with javascripts, I don't know how to format this page so that the buy buttons for each individual item sends the right info. One thing that I did learn is that 2 forms one 1 page cannot have the same form name so I altered the name of the 2nd form to celectvar as opposed to selectvar (the default name given by the webhost).

Following is a clipping of the scripts and forms for the 2 first products on the page.

<script> function validateSelect() {    

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A:javascript used in a shopping cart site

So what is your question exactly?? They have bad coding on their site and are only going to be selling black & white cookies. They should have tested the pages before they put them on the internet.....poor business decision.

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Some business web pages don't display the shopping cart box on the web page on one Dell computer with WinXP using either IE or Firefox. These same pages work correctly on all our other computers. When looking at properties on a laptop alongside the Dell and comparing, all seems the same. Have tried restore back several months, have shut off pop-ups and turned back on. have updated Java, same problesm.

A:some web pages don't display shopping cart icon

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Yesturday the Shopping Cart on Newegg stopped working. I did have it working earlier in the day as I had compiled a list of items but when I went back later the cart was empty. I logged back in thinking it would be there but still it was empty. Now whenever I click on "Add To Cart" it takes me to the next screen saying it has added it to the cart but the $ counter in the top right corner stays at $0.00 and when clicking on the cart itself or proceeding to checkout it tells me the cart is empty. It does this whether I am logged in or not.

I tried adjusting the Cookie settings like their site advises but it didn't seem to change anything. They did suggest going into Tools, Internet Options, Security, Custom Level then scrolling down looking for Cookie options (there is no option for cookie listed there). But under privacy I found cookie options and changed it to accept all but still the problem was the same.

The weird thing is that yesturday sometime before the problem started the browser history was somehow erased. Nobody actually went through the steps and cleared the history though. The only actions that were performed between the cart working and not working were photo's being uploaded from a camera and the MyDocuments folder being accessed by another computer on the same network. The other computer on the network has no problems with Newegg's cart but this one - a laptop on a wireless network using XP and IE version 6.0 still does.

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A:Solved: Newegg Shopping Cart not working

I guess I should've researched this a little more thorough. My clock was a set to feb' instead of jan' - changed that back and all is well. Doh!

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I am (a novice and) trying to make a shopping cart for a bookstore (using visual studio and visual basic). The shopping cart page shows a gridview where all the items the customer wants to purchase is listed (the gridveiw has columns for isbn, title, price and amount). The amount column is a text box, where the user can change the amount. Under the grid view I have a button <update amount>. A click on this button is supposed to go through the gridview to see if the user has changed the amount of any of the books. If so, the price of this item(book) is to be changed (prise * amount of the item). If the amount of one book is set to 0 the row is to be deleted from the gridview. Can some one help me with the code needed to accomplish this???

At the end of each row in the gridview I have put a button <remove item>, and a click on this button is supposed to delete the selected row from the gridview. The gridview is listed on the shopping cart page with this code:

GridView1.DataSource = Session("kurv")

What code do I need to accomplish this removal of the selected item?

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I have a (currently) simple Access database with Search form, to which I've added a multi-field filter, based on a nice bit of code I found online.

The next stage is to reproduce this form with added functionality, for issuing and receiving goods into stock.
I'd like for the user to be able to select multiple stock items, see them added to something in a "shopping cart"-style and then click a button to issue the selected items (subtract from stock) or receipt them (add to stock) and, print the details.

The way I'm imagining it, I'd add Issue Qty and Receipt Qty fields to the existing Stock search form. Anything that had been given an Issue Qty or Receipt Qty would populate a query. The query would simultaneously feed a subform, displaying the slected items & quantities for the user to see, and then buttons for Issue and Receive (or a single button, maybe) would allow the user to confirm their changes, updating the stock quantity accordingly, printing a report showing what they'd issued or receipted and emptying the query for next use.

I'm not sure if this is the best way to go about it. Perhaps rather than populating a query, it could or should be done with a sort of temporary recordset.
There might be difficulties in undoing, too. I'd need to have something in place to allow the user to either delete items from the "cart" subform or set the Issue / Receipt Qty on the main form to zero. In either case, it'd b... Read more

A:MS Access 2007 - select items shopping cart-style, then update table?

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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'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'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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Hi everybody,
When I try to open a Visual Basic file (from a network drive) by double-clicking the file, it won't open. The error message says that path is not found (then gives the path of the file I just tried to open). However, if I leave the Visual Basic window open and try to open that same exact file from the same exact location, it opens. Also, If I copy the folder that the file and the forms are in from the network drive to the desktop, I can open it. And if I open the file within Visual Basic and do a Save As and save it to the desktop and close the window and open the file from the desktop, it works. Any ideas what would be causing this?

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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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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 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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I have this assignment where i have use case blocks and if statements and I'm so confused on how to do it. I have to make it where button 2 will calculate the total charge that also tells that there is a $30.00 deposit. and my label control i have to enter 1,2,3 for the item and "F" or "H" for day rental. I have to make it to where i can put either upper or lower case.
Someone please help me. I dont know where to start. This is what i have so far

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Where can i download the program that is discribed in this tutoral. I have googled it but cant find a suficent download. And also if i can get it for free?

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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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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im developing an application under visual basic, Now im stoped because I dont know how to setup the parameter about that my application can print automaticly the "PDF file loaded into my application" inmediatly after after a print job is send from another application what ever Word, excell or POS software.

Its possible to make my application can print automaticly after other print job is send to the default printer ?....

A:Visual basic

Welcome to TSG Jeismair,
I worked with this issue in 2012.(I did a TSG thread on it). Seems we were not able to autoprint a pdf. The best I could come up with was to open the PDF so the user could then manually print. He was only wanting to print 1 page. So your request may be different.

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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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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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Please need help urgently, I am trying to send(FTP) a file via visual basic 6.0 to a server, also the user name and password need to be included in the application too.


A:Visual basic and FTP

Use the Microsoft Internet Transfer Control. You can find examples of its usage at http://www.pscode.com. Search for FTP and you should get a ton of results.

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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 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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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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Where can I download Visual Basic 6

A:Visual Basic

Nowhere. You have to buy it. It's an old version, so you might have trouble finding it. Check eBay.

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I want to learn VB.. I was just wondering if there are any good freeware editors for it? if not, I`ll just stick to Qbasic

A:Visual Basic

For an introduction to the VB language get the MS supplied, free VB compiler for use with WHScript. You will learn the language, but the compiler produces only .com activeX files. Eventually, if you become serious, you will have to buy VB (currently version 6 SP 6).

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Would it be all right to use Visual Basic 4.0? I mean, since it's older it's alot cheaper than the newer versions, but would it make a big difference? Thanks for your help!

A:Visual Basic 4.0

There is quite a large difference between VB4 and 6. Although you can wite working apps in 4 there is alot you couldn't do. You can pick up VB6 on ebey pretty cheaply now, I would go for that.

You could also look into .NET if you wanted to using the free editor here:


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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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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 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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who's got some good links to learn either or both of them. I know there's a few of you out there with good links.

It's a simple request *evil laughter*

A:Visual Basic .net and or C#

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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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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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