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    Chinese XP textbox height problem.

    Hi All, I have a problem with an application written using vb.net 2003 Several forms, each form has several labels and textboxes arranged vertically. The textboxes are populated by reading lines from an English text file. When deployed onto a Chinese XP PC ( still reading the same English...
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    Deployment - how to force overwriting of existing files?

    JohnH, Can't do this - Help states, "Install Custom actions placed under this node will be executed at the end of the install phase of installation, after all files have been installed." After the files have been installed. Any more ideas anybody? Chris
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    Deployment - how to force overwriting of existing files?

    JohnH, Thanks for the info, sorry but I think my novice knowledge cannot keep up with you. How about if I write a small exe that runs at the start of the Deployment to first delete the out of date text files that I want to update. Then the new ones will be installed because the originals...
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    Deployment - how to force overwriting of existing files?

    vis, original file installed by Install Shield from vb5 project, created: 12 May 2004 modified: 22 July 2004 file I want to overwrite it with using vb.net deployment, created: 12 May 2005 modified: 18 July 2006 Chris
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    Deployment - how to force overwriting of existing files?

    JohnH - I only mentioned Install Shield / VB5 because they were used to install the original app that installed the text files I want to overwrite. My question relates to a vb.net deployment project that I want to use to overwrite these text files without first uninstalling the original app...
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    Deployment - how to force overwriting of existing files?

    OK a little more info. I have an application deployed using Install Shield / VB5 that uses a number of predefined text files to operate ( parameter lists ). I need to update some of these files without first uninstalling the complete VB5 app. So now that I'm using vb.net for all new...
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    Deployment - how to force overwriting of existing files?

    Hi All, How do I force the vb.net windows installer to always install a particular file? I have a situation where I want to install some text files in certain folders on the target PC. However there is a chance that the user has sometime in the past created one or more of these text files...
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    Localization - temp changing of decimal separator?

    Thanks Bob, Your info has pointed me towards a solution. Regards Chris
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    decimal separator - how to substitute a "," for a "." to allow correct SQL update?

    decimal separator - how to substitute a "," for a "." to allow correct SQL update? Dear Carrie, Thanks again for your further comments - much appreciated. Between posts I had the thought to try and change the Regional Settings back to US prior to the SQL Excel UPDATE command that was casuing...
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    Localization - temp changing of decimal separator?

    Hi All, Is there a way of temporarily changing the Regional Settings decimal separator from say a comma "," if the user sets Spain for example to a period "."? I have a 3rd party control that is fixed to use a perod. I think I could maybe use double.parse(data1, NumberFormatInfo) to...
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    decimal separator - how to substitute a "," for a "." to allow correct SQL update?

    Many thanks WellsCarrie for your suggestions. Unfortunately it doesn't work. Whatever I try using cType, Replace etc. the Windows Regional Setting for the decimal separator always overrides the period "." So when trying to UPDATE with data = a double then the double contains a comma ","...
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    decimal separator - how to substitute a "," for a "." to allow correct SQL update?

    decimal separator - how to substitute a "," for a "." to allow correct SQL update? Hi All, This is driving me crazy please help!!! My app saves numeric data to an Excel sheet using DAO and the following SQL command. UPDATE [excelsheetname$cell:cell] SET F1 = data When the decimal...
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    Deployment Issue - Excel ISAM Driver msexcl40.dll

    Hi All, I have an application that works ok on my development XP PC with V4.0.8618.0 of the above file but doesn't on another XP PC with V4.0.4331.3 How do I add this newer file to the deployment project of the vb.net solution? This file is not automatically added to the Detected Dependencies...
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