July 28, 2003

IsKeyPressed – Check whether a key is pressed

Private Shared _ Function GetAsyncKeyState(ByVal key As Keys) As IntegerEnd Function’ Check whether a key is pressed, at any given time’ Example: MessageBox.Show(IsKeyPressed(Keys.A))Function IsKeyPressed(ByVal key As Keys) As Boolean Return

GetMdacVersion – Retrieve the installed MDAC version

‘ Retrieve the installed MDAC version” Examples:’ Dim ver As Version = GetMdacVersion()’ ‘ print the full version’ MessageBox.Show(ver.ToString())’ ‘ print the major and minor portions’ MessageBox.Show(“Major: ” & ver.Major