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  1. ryodoan

    Clipboard says its empty when checked from Asynch Thread?

    The program I am working on has a long task to run, at the end of the task it puts some text in the clipboard. When I run the task straight off, "runTask()" it can grab the text off the clipboard without any problems. here is the code I am using to grab the text from the clipboard: private...
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    Need help selecting only unique days from datetime

    I am fairly new to SQL server and the commands it can use. I am working on a website chat logger interface for a group I am in right now. Basically it will allow people to search / view the chat logs from a web interface. At the moment I have a table in my database that holds the messages, as...
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    Find networked computers MAC address?

    I am working on developing a simple Wake on Lan program of my own and a feature I have seen and liked in a couple programs I downloaded before deciding to write my own is the ability to find another computer's MAC address if it is turned on and connected to the network. One method I have found...
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    Trigger code on Sound?

    Ok, this is a kinda silly idea for a program, but would in the end save me a few hours every other weekend. Basically when I am doing laundry the machine is in the basement, my computer room is on the 2nd floor. So when the drier finishes it lets out a loud Buzz, but not quite loud enough to...
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    Fast way to check for internet Connection?

    Hey, I need a fast, accurate way to check for an internet connection, here are some things I have tried. My.Computer.Network.IsAvailable() Pros: Its super Fast Cons: Only tells you if you are connected to a network Gives a false positive when you are still connecting to a network (a problem...
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    Source Code Download hangs...

    Some background on my program first. Flickr has a photo group that is all wallpaper images, over 12,000 of them. I made a program that downloads a random one out of the bunch. To do this you first need to do three steps download the source code from a gallery page and find the name of the...
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    Access Web Source Code and download files?

    Hey everyone, I just got an idea for a program I would like to write, however, I am unsure on how to actually go about writing it. A while ago I made a simple wallpaper randomizer for myself and a couple friends, when my computer starts up, it goes into a pre-selected directory on my computer...
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    Problem when trying to open sample project from the 101

    I recently got Visual Studio 2005 and was browseing the sample projects when one caught my eye, "WorkingWithChartsinExcel". I go to open it, and get this error: So, I opened the readme, and found that I needed to have these things installed: Visual Studio 2005 Microsoft Excel 2003 Adventure...
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    How do you move a form with a custom background?

    For the fun of it I made a background for a form that looks like this: however, now I have the problem that I cant seem to get it to move... I would like it to be that you can click on the background of the form and just drag and drop it, but I cant seem to find any information on how to do...
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    How do I find the system temperature?

    I know of several programs that somehow access the temperature sensors built into my motherboard, however, I can not seem to find a windows API function that does it, and all my searches on the web have come up empty with the sites I thought would be helpfull have all gone the way of the dodo...
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    How do you record Laptop Battery Level?

    I have a few questions, just for fun I wanted to be able to create a chart of my laptop level throughout a normal day saving the battery level every 5 minutes or so, but as of right now i need some pretty large pointers. The main question is there in the title, how do you access the laptops...
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    How do you record where the mouse clicks

    How would I capture where a mouse clicks? I know how to simulate movements but I was wondering if there was a way I could make a program that does this: User Clicks button on the form program starts to listen for mouse clicks On a mouse click computer adds x,y coordinates into an array User...
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    How do you simulate keystrokes?

    I know you can use VB.net to move the mouse, is there some way you can also use it to simluate keystrokes? To start this off I am kinda forgetful, lazy, and bored which leads to this programming project. Since I transfered all my cd's into a binder I have lost the serial paper so many times...
  14. ryodoan

    Need LC-3 / Assembly Tutorial...

    Yeah, For one of the classes I am taking this year, he made it extra credit for us to learn some LC-3 code, however, the book we have is not very helpful in this regard. I was wondering if anyone knew of a good forum, tutorial, or general help site for LC-3 / Assembly coding? I am not asking...
  15. ryodoan

    How to use the enter key to activate a button?

    I am working on a sort of Fantasy Football web based program. In it, you have to add a bunch of players to the game. It would be nice if I could just have the enter key submit the information. Here is what the page looks like: The only thing I saw in the button properties was: AccessKey...
  16. ryodoan

    How to exclude rows from a search?

    [Resolved] How to exclude rows from a search? Ok, I have one table of students, and I have another table of students that have already submitted a questionare. I want to find the students that have not submitted the questionaire. Example: Table1: Students pkStudentID - int vcName ...ect...
  17. ryodoan

    Repeater Question

    Ok, I know how to do some pretty basic repeater stuff, binding tables, useing textboxes, getting information out of it.... the basics. Here is an example of a repeater I recently built: Question: I want to use a repeater to build both the rows, and the columns, at the same time... is this...
  18. ryodoan

    Using a DOS prompt from .Net

    [Resolved] Using a DOS prompt from .Net I want to make a very (I mean very) simple .Net program for sending messages inside my home network. The way I thought up would use the DOS Net Send feature. (open DOS command prompt, type, net send <computer name> <message>) How would I send that...
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    How do you Use "C:\Blah.exe" -w in a program?

    [RESOLVED] How do you Use "C:\Blah.exe" -w in a program? Sorry if my title is not that exact, but I noticed on many of the applications I have that you can execute the file with a command string. Such as you can tell some programs "C:\Program Files\Diablo 2\Diablo.exe" -w and it runs in a...
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    Finding all files of a certain type in a folder.

    How do I find out all files in a folder of a certain type, ex. .jpg or .bmp. And then go through them systematically to do a set thing to each one, such as resize them down to only 10% thier origenal size. I know how to change an individual images size, but only if the user tells it the exact...
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