July 7, 1997

Data Retrieval to a ListBox

Question: I need to know how to retrieve multiple data and put it in a listbox. This data is also indexed to another database by it customer id. I can retrieve all data except for the list box. Answer: If you are retrieving this data from a database, you can

SQL Date/Time Table Selection

Question: I have a database with a field set to Date/Time.My project has a variable that is of type Date.In a text box it displays 04/21/97. I cannot get the SQL statement to recognize it so that I can select those records with that date. I can use the format

Locking a Form in Position

Question: How do you lock down a form so that when the program is run, you can not move it. What I want to do is have one main form, with another smaller form within it. I want to lock the smaller form in place so it can not be

VB4 – VB5 Compatibility Issues

Question: I’ve wanted to upgrade my VB4 pro to VB5 ent. for a month or so now, but after monitoring various VB newsgroups for a few weeks I’m glad I waited with the upgrade.It seems like VB5 is not at all compatible with VB4 in any way (including OCX’s).VB5 is

Visual Basic 5.0 VBW Files

Question: I have noticed that each for project I create there is a file with a vbw extension. I found this type file mentioned in VB Help as a Visual Basic Workspace file (I think that’s it–I found it once but could not replicate the find later!). There is not

Printing Single Lines to a Printer in VB5

Question: Is there a way in VB5 to immediately print single lines of text to a printer for logging events? I had some success in VB4 by directly opening LPT1 and using the PRINT # command. Sometimes lines did not print immediately, but it was better than waiting for a

Using Predefined Access Queries

Question: How do you run Access queries in VB? Answer: Queries that you have defined in Access can be opened just like tables,using the OpenRecordset method of the database. If you are using an Deleteor Update query, use the Execute/ExecuteSQL method of the database to runthose queries. Just put the

What do I need?

Question: A new user, no experience, but a self motivator, I need to know if I need a data base program, or is there one included in VB 5. How do I access it? Thanks! Answer: If you really want to learn about database programming, I would firstrecommend obtaining a

Learning VB 5.0

Question: I’m very interested in learning VB for windows. im thinking about getting the professional editionupgrade, but $150 is pretty expensive for me right now. is the learning edition going to limit me asfar as the depth of programming i will be able to achieve? is the professional edition necessary

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