April 22, 1997

Sharing Text Between Applications

Question: How can I get text selected in an application, say notepad into a vb text box in my application. Then, what about the reverse: if i have text in

Editing Win95 Registry

Question: Is there any way of editing the Win95 Registry other than exporting it to a text file?. If not, how can I quickly change the registry ie. When exported

Spell checker

Question: Is there a shareware or vbx that can be implemented to check the spelling of a text box field? Answer: If you know the machine you are running your


Question: When I try to cutomize controls, I got a error message says “Object Serve Not Correctly Registered”. Following my friend’s opinion, I used the regocx32.exe in c:program filesmicrosoft visual

Is there a Mac-based modeler that outputs VRML?

Question: Is there a Mac-based modeler that outputs VRML? Answer: Yes, ModelShop from Electric Cafe can output VRML 1.0 from its version2.5 software (a VRML 2.0 version is coming soon).

Creating Office 97 Toolbars

Question: Is it possible to create toolbars like such inOffice 97 in Visual Basic 4/5 ? Answer: Take a look at the In Depth section at Ask the VB Pro.

Visual Basic Fonts

Question: I wrote an application in VB4.0 (16 bit) anddistributed it to a few friends. I then madesome changes to the Font property on a few of theforms and make

Using Control Collections

Question: I created a collection of textbox controls within the same form, using the usual copy option from the edit menu. This collection seems Ok.I try to set properties for

How to Send to the Printer

Question: I am very new to Visual Basic and have just run this simple program:For x = 1 to 10Print xNext xEndThis produces a list of numbers from 1 to