March 28, 1997

How to Change Sound Volume in Win95

Question: I need to change sound volumes (wave, midi, cd,line-in etc..) in Win95. How can I do it?Any Win32API functions I should call? Answer: I haven’t used this unit to

Help Files

Question: I would like to begin by saying your site is great. I have used Ask the VB Pro in the past, so I hope you can help with this

Is Drag-and-Drop on a Menu Item Possible?

Question: Is drag-and-drop on a menu item possible? Answer: If I was going to be rhetorical, I’d answer in very Zen-like terms:”Anything is possible.” But in more practical terms, no,

How to Use the CreateToolbarEx Function

Question: How do you use the CreateToolbarEx function? I want to use it to create dockable tool bars. Answer: With CreateToolBarEx, you’re walking into real low-level stuff that willrequire that

Universal Naming Convention (UNC)

Question: For file-based applications, how is the Universal Naming Convention obtained for path names? Answer: To get the UNC name of a drive-based path, use the Windows API callWNetGetUniversalName. This

Best Way to Delete Master Detail Records

Question: As you know, when you create .db tables with referentialintegrity (i.e. Paradox or Desktop), this makes detail records that dependon the master. When you want to delete records in

Resetting Net and Lock Files

Question: Is there a way to reset the net and lock files that an application develops withouthaving to shut down the software? Even a temporary pause would be acceptable. We

Delphi Queries and SQL

Question: I am trying to perform multiple queries, and to speed things up I want to perform a query on the result of a previous query. Is there an easy