April 14, 2000

Memory Deallocation

Question: I have a byte pointer pointing to a message buffer. I want to know how can I delete just the first two bytes of this message and pass on

Returning Data Structures from Functions

Question: I’m working with a CCS compiler for the PIC16F877, so the rules may be different, but I’ve created my own data structure (named MERIT_long) to support >16bit values (CCS’s

Using IFRAME Across Browsers

Question: I want to make my site cross-browser compatible, but I rely on a lot of iframes in the IE version. According to the original HTML 4 specification, it should

Sub Procedures or Functions in Visual Basic

Question: Is it possible to have subprocedures or subfunctions in Visual Basic?For example, in COM components we find properties being accessed using the following: myObject.Column(“myColumn”).Hide = True In this Column

Returning Multiple Recordsets to ASP

Question: What are my options when I need to send multiple recordsets back to ASP from a single call? Which is the best for performance? Answer: You can return multiple

Bad Primary Chunk

Question: I am having problem on restarting Informix after one of the chunks has been marked as DOWN. How do I change the status back to ONLINE? Answer: Depending on

Checking for Characters

Question: I want to call another function only if the key pressed is a letter. Is there a way to check whether the key the user has typed is a

Converting LAYER to DIV tags

Question: I am trying to convert all the LAYER tags to DIV tags. In my code, I am using LAYER.SRC to execute a sever-side macro that returns an HTML document,