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Windows Defender On The Ball

Windows Defender was nice enough to notify me this morning of how clean my machine was, and how many times the machine  was scanned.

Posted On: 2017-07-23, by dwirch

Flat Headers

How to use flat, non-clickable headers with the ListView control. Give your listboxes a little more modern look....

Posted On: 2017-07-23, by BlackBeltVB

Find File

How to find files via recursive directory searching. Uses a recursive procedure to find files that match your search and path entries. Also contains functional equivalents of InstrRev, Split, and Replace functions for earlier versions of VB. ...

Posted On: 2017-07-23, by BlackBeltVB

Display File Properties

A demonstration on how to display the properties dialog of any file.

Posted On: 2017-07-22, by BlackBeltVB

Exe Names

How to retrieve the EXE filenames of running processes

Posted On: 2017-07-20, by BlackBeltVB

Return Error Level

How to return an error level to a batch file. This is a good way to hand off processing from a batch file, to an executable, and back again, performing rudimentary sharing of information.

Posted On: 2017-07-20, by BlackBeltVB

Edge Scan

Scan for the edge of a bitmap to create a transparent region. Scans the edge of a bitmap and creates a polygon region. Use it to create odd-shaped forms. It does not scan for "internal" transparent areas - only the edge. The background color needs to be unique. Also shows how to allow form dragging without a caption. 

Posted On: 2017-07-19, by BlackBeltVB

Dynamic Menus

How to dynamically fill a menu. Select a Drive letter and a menu is filled with directories. Select a menu item and a ListBox is filled with files and directories from that selection.

Posted On: 2017-07-19, by BlackBeltVB



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