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Checking for File Extension

Question: What’s wrong with this code :if file1.filename=”*.bmp” then picture1.LoadPicture(file1.filename) Answer: I’m guessing you’re trying to check the selected filename to see if it ends in .BMP, right? The problem is that VB doesn’t do pattern matching like you are trying. What you should do instead is something like this:If

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Replacing OpenTable

Question: We have a Large VB application (code wise) and we are movingthe data from MS access to Sybase using the ODBC driver.Now, after we presented the project’s time tale we learnedthat OpenTable does NOT work with ODBC.I need something quick and dirty to get around this problemwithout getting to

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Opening Access 2.0 DBs

Question: I am trying to connect my MS ACCESS 2.0 Database to the WWW viaa VB-CGI-Script. I figured out, how to transfer data from a HTML-Form to my VB-programm but for some reason I can’t open any ACCESS 2.0 Databases with this VB 3.0 Programm. I know thatI have to

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Clearing Text Property

Question: Is there any way to clear a combo box without it’s Textproperty being set to null? Answer: As far as I know and have tried, the only way to clear the text portion is to clear the whole thing and then reload it. If there is a way, it’s

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ScaleWidth vs Width

Question: I am resizing my widows during runtime. I also want my dialogboxes to resize with the window. My program is doing thiscorrectly. But it is not resizing the command buttons in thedialog box, which are the same width as the dialog box.I have given the command: Command1.Width = Dialog1.Width.

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Ensuring Single Instance

Question: I have a requirement to only allow a copy of an application to be executed once.If someone tries to execute the app a second time, I want to give a message saying “you’re not allowed do this – you only paid for one execution”.Do you know a relatively surefire

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