February 14, 2000

C-Style Function Pointers

Question: While trying to port some C code to a C++ implementation, I ran into this problem. The module this came out of was designed to “automate data handling used

Languages Used for Windows Programs

Question: I need to know what languages are used in the implementation and programming of Windows 95 et al. (Windows 98, Windows NT, and Windows 2000). Any help or referrals

Display an Alert After the Page Loads

Question: How do I make an alert box pop up 10 seconds after the page loads? Answer: You can display an alert a certain length of time after the page

Outlook Client Locks Up

Question: We have someone using PPTP to connect to our Exchange server. He is able to use the intranet without problems. He can even get into Outlook, but the troubles

New Versus Malloc()

Question: Why is it necessary to typecast the return value of malloc() but not for the new operator? This question has been asked of many C++ experts but no one

Removing cc:Mail Connector

Question: I need to remove the cc:Mail connector. How do I do this? Answer: Though it would seem intuitive to select the connector and click Delete but that actually won’t

Duplicate Holidays on Outlook Calendar

Question: Because my work and home computers were accidentally set to different time zones when I imported Calendar info from one system to the other, I ended up with multiple

Dynamic Views Using the System Date

Question: I have a user who wants me to create a dynamic search view where the data retrieved is effective within the last six months using the system date. Is