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    MenuStrip drop-down programmatically

    Many thanks. Steve
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    MenuStrip drop-down programmatically

    Can you help me please? I am writing an application using a drop-down menu. Is there any way where I can get the 1st level of the menu to drop-down automatically when the form gets focus or is activated or even to be permanently drop down. Thanks, Steve
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    Visual Basic and Dragon NaturallySpeaking.

    Visual Basic and Dragon NaturallySpeaking. I wonder if you can help me please? I am attempting to write programs to work with dragon NaturallySpeaking. I am aware that Dragon Is Not designed to be compatible. However, I have had great success with it. For instance if you say what ever is on...
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    Custom dialogue box

    Thanks, that works fine
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    Custom dialogue box

    Hi, I have modified the code as suggested and it is functioning as I wish, however, Whichever button 'OK' or 'Cancel' is pressed it still returns the same value- "cancel" Pivate Sub test_dialog_Load(sender As System.Object, e As System.EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load ''Set out the...
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    Custom dialogue box

    Thanks, I give that a try
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    Custom dialogue box

    Can you help me please? I am trying to make a custom save dialogue box. I am trying to test to see if a selected file exists when the save button is pressed and if it does it should show an overwrite message, if it is decided to overwrite the existing file it should return vbOK the file name...
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    Exiftool from VB.

    exif tool vb thanks for the tips John I seem to have it working now, using your help (and the websites shown) I redirected the output to a stream reader and have read into a textbox which I can process further, Sub Process_file(File_name As String) '...
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    Exiftool from VB.

    thanks John, amongst other things I try this- Dim myprocess As New Process myprocess.StartInfo.Arguments = " -csv d:\test\_DSC0214.JPG >d:\test\exifoutput.csv" myprocess.StartInfo.FileName = "exiftool" myprocess.Start() But it didn't work the command window opened up...
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    Exiftool from VB.

    thank you for your reply. It would help me to know why I shouldn't use the shell statement I have had good success with it in the past. This is not a flippant comment, I do not doubt that there is good reason, I would just like to know to improve my understanding. secondly, I do use the help...
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    Exiftool from VB.

    6/17/2016 3:12:21 PM Can you help me please? I am trying to write an Exif tag editor (for .jpg images). Exiftools seems to show promise, but I need to access it through Visual Basic (to set tags). ExifTool by Phil Harvey I do not understand why the line "exiftool -csv...
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    Visual Basic on a Windows 10 tablet

    hi all, I wonder if anyone has any experience of programming a Windows tablet? Can you program any Windows 10 tablet with visual basic? Is there anything that you need to do compared with a PC. Can I just copy the exe file to the tablet and have it run? I'm thinking of the Windows Connect...
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    properties

    hi John, that makes things a lot clearer, thanks. Now if you can just explain why the answer to the meaning of life is 42 I can die happy.. Thanks again, Steve
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    properties

    thanks John, it is probably a bit beyond me. whilst I am reasonably well educated, I program for my own use and as such do not have to worry about anyone following my code. My take would be that the "proper way" is probably more flexible. You suggest what the "proper way" can do that do but...
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    properties

    Can you help me please? I am trying to get my head around classes. As far as I can make out the recommended way of getting include data to and from a class is as follows. It works fine but it seems very complicated to me. Private fn As String Public Property file_name() As String...
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    Windows.media player visualisations

    hi, can you help me please? I am working with the Windows media player in Visual Basic 2010 (Windows 7). When it plays a mp3 file the visualisation is of an oscilloscope. How can I change the visualisation, programmatically in Visual Basic? Thanks for reading this, Steve
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    taskmanager program, switching to an existing process

    Task manager. Windows XP. Visual studio 2010. Visual Basic.net Can anyone help me please, I am writing a task manager program. I use the following routine to list the processes and handles. Public Declare Function ShowWindow Lib "user32.dll" (ByVal hwnd As Integer, ByVal nCmdShow As...
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    Data base master/detail consistency

    Can you help me please? In it's simplest form, I have two forms a master form and a detail form. I added the data source from within the ide. Data> add new data source database>new connection > microsoft sql server database file. Selected table etc. From the datasources tab in the ide I...
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    Which commercial version of vb/vs do I need?

    Hi, I have written some software in vb2008 express which I intend to sell. Unfortunately the packaging and deployment feature (one click) is too limited. I need to be able to- a) Have user specify where to install the app. b) Include other files i.e. database and .HTML files in the setup...
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