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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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I am looking for help with a macro. Here's the basics (what I want it to do):

-The macro only works out of one workbook, with 3 worksheets, WIP_Watch Old, WIP_Watch New, and Stocked. Column headings for these worksheets include order number, part number, quantity, description, etc... but I'm only concerned with order number

-I want the macro to find and compare order numbers from WIP_Watch Old to WIP_Watch New. When a match is found, nothing needs to happen but when an order from WIP_Watch Old is NOT found on WIP_Watch New, then I want to copy the row containing the order number (columns A through W) from WIP_Watch Old.

-Next, I want to go to the worksheet called Stocked and insert a row at the top (under the column headings, so row 2), and paste the information copied from WIP_Watch Old. I then want to go to column W of this row and insert the date the copy is made.

-I need the above process to loop through the entire list of order numbers.

I have a macro started, but I've gotten stuck. Anyone think they can offer some help? The macro (called ToStock) is below.


Sub ToStock()

Dim Order As String 'Order Number
Dim OrderCol As Integer 'PO Column Number
Dim PrevRow As Integer 'Row number of the previous file
Dim CurrRow As Integer 'Row number of the current file
'Find Column locations in file
Cells(1, 1).Select
For i = 1 To 50
ColHeaders = Cells(1, i)
Select Case ColHeaders
Case "Order"
OrderCol = i
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A:Visual Basic Help

Post your sample workbook and I'll write the code for you.


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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'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 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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I am having a go at Visual Basic Express 2008 and looking for books or websites for training.
One thing has me confused what is the difference between Visual Basic Express 2008 and Visual Studio 2008?
I would also like to know of any good websites for training.


A:Visual Basic

This guy has done a really good Youtube series about VB 2010.

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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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how do u make things transparent in Visual Basic?

becuase when i make things transparent in it the egdes have 2 be harp, you can have glowing edges.

A:Visual Basic

Does this help?


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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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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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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?

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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...



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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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'm trying to run an SQL INSERT INTO statement in a macro in Microsoft Access. This is the general line I'm trying to run:


INSERT INTO [2004Q27] (TrainingID, Count) SELECT 1, Sum(IIf([Q27_1]=1,1,0)) FROM 2004Data

It basically tallies up the count in the Q27_1 field. Note that this is just one instance of this line. I'm running it in nested For loop to run it for every year and for questions Q27_1, Q27_2...Q27_i. This is the actual code, with the variables for the year and the Q27_<counter>.

adoRS.Open "INSERT INTO [" & Trim(sYear) & "Q27] (TrainingID, Count) SELECT " & j & ", Sum(IIf([Q27" & Chr(95) & j & "]=1,1,0)) FROM " & Trim(sYear) & "Data", adoConn

I'm getting a "Syntax Error in INSERT INTO statement", and the only problem is the underscore. I have this statement for other questions, such as Q1, Q2...Qi and it works perfectly, but question 27 contains multiple answers, and so the field names are Q27_1, Q27_2, etc. Any suggestions on what to do?

A:Visual Basic / SQL help!

Nevermind, I got it to work.

Apparantly "count" isn't a good word to use for a field name. Once I changed it to "tally", it worked like a charm. And the underscore wasn't a problem at all.

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