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  1. ryodoan

    Clipboard says its empty when checked from Asynch Thread?

    Thanks a ton for the help, that worked exactly as I needed it to.
  2. ryodoan

    Clipboard says its empty when checked from Asynch Thread?

    I need the clipboard because I am running a script that copies text out of a window. The long description is this. Valve (the game company) makes a program called steam to manage their games and other developers games. They recently implemented a community system with groups. I am part of a...
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    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?

    Thanks for your reply, but I ran into some problems in implementing your suggestions also so I decided to go with the low tech, less elegant way of doing this. Public Function getRemoteMac(ByVal CompOrIP As String) As String 'system.Net.Dns. 'Error: No computer was passed...
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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...
  7. ryodoan

    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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    How do you insert a new line in a text field?

    This is funny, I was just coming here to ask the same question, thanks a ton, I cant believe something this simple doesnt pop up in more search engines... heh
  11. ryodoan

    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...
  12. ryodoan

    Problem when trying to open sample project from the 101

    well.... poop, didnt realize that was even a product, thanks for the heads up :(
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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...
  14. ryodoan

    How do you move a form with a custom background?

    well, it turns out in my google searches I was searching for the wrong thing, I should have been searching for, how to move a form with no border, but I was just searching for how to move a form with a custom background :rolleyes: So, here is the code I found...
  15. ryodoan

    How do you move a form with a custom background?

    hmm... I looked in the form properties and did not see any "dragable" property. I saw "AllowDrop" but I dont think that is what you were talking about. When the program runs, all you see is the picture I posted (minus the bright green areas, those are transparent).
  16. ryodoan

    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...
  17. ryodoan

    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...
  18. ryodoan

    How do you record Laptop Battery Level?

    thanks for the link, even though it was not the precise one I remember, it will work fine.
  19. ryodoan

    How do you record Laptop Battery Level?

    thank you very much for the help, it is exactly what I needed, still looking into the graphing but I think I will be able to handly it from here, thanks. One final question, I figured there would be a windows api function that would let me find the battery status, I seem to recall there is a...
  20. ryodoan

    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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