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    trying to write a decryption program

    Hi, I'm trying to write a decryption program. Firstly I'll tell you how the encryption works; in the beginning of the file there is 123 useless bytes before the actual data. Now each encrypted character is created by adding the sum of the unencrypted character and the matching character in the...
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    Sub/Property/Function Description

    Hey there, I'm making a class library (vb2005 DLL) for somebody and I would like to be able to add descriptions to the subs/properties/functions that are in it for them to read. You know the little tool tip that pops up and explains what the method is i.e. when you type "System.Math" it will...
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    General Socket Help

    Hi there, I'm writing a server app for a game and I've run into a few problems basically because I'm still newish to sockets. Firstly I'm restricted to pure sockets I can't use tcpclients or tcplisteners, secondly thanks for reading haha. Ok my first problem is that I don't know how to...
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    C++ DLL - Need help.

    Hi I have the source code for a library written in DLL, which I would like to be able to call and use it's functions in/under VB2005 .NET. I've read a few things that I found through google which explain what must be done for the library to be callable, but when I tried it didnt work. So I was...
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    'Null Reference Exception'

    Hi long time no see.. as you already know by the title, I finally got myself a copy of visual studio 2005. :) I've started making an application for my home local area network and what I would like it to be able to do is to give me information (in the form of labels) on: What bandwidth the...
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    Wunnel.IO

    Hey I'm back already, I had sent jmchilliney (spelling?) a PM about this but he hasn't replied.. I'm guessing he gets 100s of PMs so I understand. Anyway I wrote an application to compress certain files into separate archives with an extension of ".alf" (to confuse users so they don't open them...
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    Multiple Sockets

    Hey howsit going? Umm I'm trying to write some networking code, my application will have up to 8 concurrent connections, so it needs 8 sockets. I would rather not have to declare and write code for 8 sockets so I figured I'd try using some arrays, anyway here is what I've got. I don't have the...
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    General Problem UDP receive

    Hi, got a general problem here, not sure how to fix it.. i've hardly dealt with this sought of stuff before. So I have this UDP broadcasting feature in my application right, it has both the send and receive code built in. Now it's the receive code I'm having trouble with. What I want it to do...
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    Help me send string with networkStream

    Hi, I just started writing the lobby section of my game where users can chat, view information about game settings and etc. I've tested this over the internet and through a network and it does connect perfectly however the data that is sent is changed. Have a look at this picture, I'm just...
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    Simple Maths Problem

    (this is long winded) My application is a game, the user creates a character and enters in some statistics like Attack level and etc. This saves the name of the character, the characters portrait, all of his stats and his remaining stat points to spend. Now when the user loads this character he...
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    No net connection

    Hi simple question here, I'm using a web service (com.mcwtech.www) to retrieve a wide area network IP address, however I tested this on a system without an internet connection and the program freezes. How can I check for an internet connection? This is what I'm hoping for: If...
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    IP Address

    Hey working on some networking stuff at the moment and on my form there is 2 labels, one for a LAN ip address and one for a WAN (internet) address. For the internet address I'm using mcwtech's webservice. (read this: http://vbdotnetforums.com/showthread.php?t=7644) This is my code: Dim ipEntry...
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    Custom Textbox Control

    Yet another question from a determined hobbyist coder who is learning much from these forums. Just so you know I google everything before I come here, I may type the wrong things it but I try a few ways of everything. Anyway I was just wandering how I can remove the flashing | that shows the...
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    Anti-Aliasing

    Hey, I've got (another) problem I've run into. I'm guessing you might see a few questions from me on here. I have searched and tried to do this myself but to no avail, I need some 2nd person guidance. I have loads of labels on my form which I would like to anti-alias. Some of these labels are...
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    Simple Problem combobox selected

    Hey what am I doing wrong here, I have a picturebox with a dropdown list above it, I want it so when an item in the dropdown list is selected it loads the specified image in the picture box. comboChar is the dropdown listbox and charChoice is the picturebox. Private Sub...
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    Sprite Movement/Animation

    Hi again to anyone that has read my other topics. My next thing that I'm unsure of is to do with the sprite (hence the title). Ok I have a picturebox with the character and every sprite animation on one picture, I have resized it to 80, 80 so it only shows the first frame. I can get him to...
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    FileStream

    Hi again I feel so stupid posting another question up already. But with my game I have just written and designed the forms that will create a character and let you specify his statistics, names, sprite. Now I'm trying to make it so when you click Load character it will load a file called...
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    New around here

    Hi everyone I'm new to vbdotnetforums.com and this is my first post in fact. I'm very much a beginner, I've made one fully finished program and attempted a multi user chat program (in VB.NET). I'm designing a game in vb.net and I know I wont be able to do it all as I'm not skilled enough yet...
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