Part 4 of a four-part series on building a text editor in VB. Discusses the Find, Find Again, Cut, Copy, and Paste functions.
Part 3 of a four-part series on building a text editor in VB. Discusses the ability to pick a file from the most-recently-used list (MRU) and automatically open it.
Part 2 of a four-part series on building a text editor in Visual Basic. In this part, we complete the File menu with the New and Open choices, as well as a most-recently-used file list to provide quick access to those files.
Part 1 of a four-part series on building a text editor in Visual Basic. Discusses how to use the Common Dialog control as part of a text editor application.
Unfortunately, there isn't a fully automatic way to resize the controls that are built into Visual Basic. However, this 10-Minute Solution will give you some tips on how to handle this with just a little bit of code.
This 10-Minute Solution teaches you how to validate and format a phone number.
This 10-Minute Solution is an explanation of basic recursion techniques in Visual Basic.
Even with a GUI available to you, there are some cases in which you need to build a VB application that doesn't have a front-end. In these cases, one of the easiest ways to control the function of the application is through command line arguments.
Choose from one of four different methods for sharing data in a Visual Basic application.
This article will show you how to build a network service object that knows how to get network user name, connect a network drive, and disconnect a network drive.
With the release of Visual Basic Scripting Edition, version 2.0, Microsoft introduced the FileSystemObject. This object, and other objects in this group, encapsulate all the file operations that previously have been difficult or impossible to implement.