Visual Basic is a programming language and accompanying IDE (integrated development environment) from Microsoft. A successor to the BASIC family of programming languages, it focused on ease of use and rapid application development. Support for it ended in 2008 and it has since been succeeded by ...

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How can I sign an MS Word macro with a digital certificate from the local machine certificate store?

I am trying to find out how I can digitally sign a Microsoft Word macro using a valid 3rd party CA issued VBA code-signing certificate that is installed into the machine rather than the user ...
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content control in Microsoft Word 7

What I require seems simple to me but I'm really struggling to sort it. I need a drop down box (combo box) that has a list containing two values. I want the first value to be displayed so the user ...
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how to remove multiple data in excel

I have a email list on excel that looks like this: 123@abc.com ad@aaa.com ydd@asd.com offf@rty.com 7ff@vvc.com ass@aaa.com yss@asd.com oas@rty.com I want to remove the below data from email list. ...
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Share internet through different interface

How to share internet from one interface to another? My pc is connected to WiFi. I created a hosted network using cmd. I've to open Wifi adapter properties and enable sharing to this hosted network. ...
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Excel Visual Basic Issue

I've been using VBA quite a bit recently, and, so far, I haven't run into any issues. For some reason, and, I cannot for the life of me figure it out, visual basic wont include "+" or "-" signs in ...
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How do I make a button to add new fields in Excel?

I have a formula which uses a constant. Every time I copy and paste the cells for a new day, I want the constant to update to the new one. I was thinking I could create a button to copy the fields ...
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Microsoft Expression Encoder 4 Screen Capture in Visual Basic

How can I get Microsoft Expression Encoder 4 in Visual Basic to record the screen in wmv or mp4 video?. I've tried with Microsoft.Expression.Encoder.ScreenCapture.ScreenCaptureJob, but the record in ...
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Excel: Remove only alphabetic characters (retain special characters)

Two datasets to compare. 6701.2345_5432 and on the second the system inserted letters. 6701E.2345_5432 I have about 8000 rows I need to compare and I can't seem to modify the VBA code to ...
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how to transfer file without replacing old files using pscp by vb6

I have an app. when on click it will transfer all text files to server but it replaces the old files. I want to transfer the new files without replacing the old files. here is my code that when you ...
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Microsoft Visual Basic and Adobe Photoshop trouble

I have recently learnt to use Microsoft Visual Basic. However, I closed (by clicking the "X") on the box where the forms could be edited, by mistake. I cannot bring it back. How do I bring it back? ...
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Error Loading VB 6 Project In Windows 7 - MSComCtl2

I can't open my VB6 project on any Windows 7 machine. I did a clean OS install on a machine. The OS is Windows 7 Pro SP1 32 bit. All I have installed on this machine is VB6 Enterprise and Office 2007 ...
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Auto replies for certain days

I have a lazy colleague who always forgets to put her out of office on two days during the week when she is absent. My question is, is there a way via VB or a rule to have the auto replies activate on ...
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Visual Basic has insufficient disk space

I'm trying to download visual basic 2010 Express But every time I click on install button this shows up to me: When I try to select a different destination folder, I get the same error. When I ...
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Ms Access : “Unrecognized Database format”

I have an VB6 project which use the database MS Access 2000. With some electricity problem i lost the database file from project, but with the help of some recovery based tools , i recover the data , ...
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Excel visual basic function across workbooks?

This seems like it should be a common issue, but I couldn't find anything on it, maybe I'm just searching for the wrong thing. Basically I get sent a lot of workbooks that need specific modifications ...
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Macro to insert Comment Bubbles in Microsoft Word?

I have a problem, and I want to know if a macro can solve it: I'd like a macro that can go through a Microsoft Word document, find every occurrence of a text string, and then highlight the string and ...
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Publish XLS document that has visual basic code to a web site

I have a requirement that was asked of me. We have an Excel document that has visual basic code attached to it and it does some computing. The user wants to publish this document onto an intranet ...
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How to register a macro programmatically?

I have like 700 machines in which I need to deploy a new macro we have created. Is there any way to do this via cmd?
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Getting “Msstdfmt.dll missing” when starting Visual Basic 6 application

I need to run an old application written in Visual Basic 6 under Windows 7 x64. When I open it I obtain a message complaining that the library msstdfmt.dllcannot be found. I've tried to install the ...
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Visual Basic Console Application Copy Percentage? [closed]

I am making a Console Application that will copy larger files (up to 2 GB) (with My.Computer.FileSystem.CopyDirectory) and I would like make a percentage indicator. I just want it to show the current ...
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Formula for Formatting Date in Excel

I need to make a formula that will reformat a date in excel. My content is as below: Cell E4: 2/15/2012 I would like column E5 to be like this: Cell E5: 15 February 2012 Is there an easy way ...
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Reading macros in an Excel file?

I've got an Excel file (supplied by someone else) that opens with the message This file contains Visual Basic macros. I'd like to look at the macros within the file - they contain code that I ...
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Can a C# Client run through a VB Server? [closed]

I was wanting to see if it is possible to make a C# application connect to a Visual Basic Server as I already have a complete engine in VB, I was just wanting to convert the Client to C# so I can make ...
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How can I change default VB script editor

How can I change the default VB script editor in Windows? Is this possible?
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Printing to PDFCreator from Crystal Reports embedded in a Visual Basic Program

I've got a legacy app, written in VB6, using Crystal Reports 8 (not 8.5 - just 8). What I need to do is to figure out how, programmatically, to generate or export a PDF version of a report. ...
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I need more advice on this data addition issue [closed]

I have a test program consisting of a textbox (textbox1), a button (save), and a connection to a database and a table called TestDatabase.mdf and TestTable (respectively). I am trying to save the text ...
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Excel VB Convert sheet text to unicode chars

I need to enter a function in an excel sheet that converts all cells values, that are texts, to it Unicode values. For example I want ü to be ü and so on. How can I achieve this, is it ...
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Errors Received - Should I Install Visual C++ 2005 or 2010?

I wanted to install Rightload and setup required me to install Visual C++ 2005 runtime which i did, but after installation as tried to execute program, i got several error messages (or was it runtime ...
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Minimize all windows on the active monitor

I'm looking for a way to use a keyboard shortcut to minimize all the windows on the monitor that currently has my mouse on it. I found this page: http://vbcity.com/forums/t/163339.aspx but that ...
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Edit strings of exe file with no resources

I am trying to edit some hardcoded textstrings of a simple application called mininotify, because I want to do some translation. The program has been abandoned by its developer some years ago, and he ...
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Opening a file for output/input in Microsoft Visual Basic on Mac OS X

I am working in Excel for Mac 2011 and my goal is to create a simple macro that writes particular cells to a file. This is generally a simple task, but VB chooses not to accept a file path. For ...
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Transform linked images to embedded images

I have imported a HTML report into word by opening it (open index.html in Word) and copy / paste the result as an annex into my Doc. It worked fine, except that all the images (200 of them) are ...
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Tortoise SVN and Visual Basic

I'm about to start using Tortoise SVN with a group of VB6 projects. Some of the class modules in the projects are common to several of them, and I'm not quite sure how to save these in the repository. ...
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What does “32bit apps running in WOW only” means?

I'm trying to run an application made with Visual Basic 6.0 on a Windows 7 64 bit edition. The application is asking me for the DLL vb6es.dll. I have copied this file from a Windows XP into the ...
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DTaskManager Runtime '5' error?

I really enjoy using DTaskManager as an alternative to Windows TaskManager, but recently I've been getting Runtime Error '5' messages. It looks like DTaskManager was programmed in Visual Basic 6, but ...
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Returning Shapes to Default in Excel

I have around 70 shapes in a planning document i use for work, everything is fine but i am trying to add a new feature. These shapes are changed using edit points each week to show up on a map, but ...
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Open vbp files with Visual Studio 2010 professional

I want to open a vbp file with Visual Studio 2010. I know that previous versions of Visual Studio have the Visual Basic Upgrade Wizard. Does 2010 have this, and if so, how do I use it.
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Get a trial version of VB 6.0

I have an old VB 6.0 file that I need to open. I can't open it with VB.NET, so I was wondering if there was anywhere to get a trial version of 6.0
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Difference between Visual Basic and Visual Studio?

I was wondering what the difference is between installing Visual Basic and Visual Studio?
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Microsoft Office or Visual Basic for Ubuntu

Does anyone know if there is a way to use Microsoft Office or Visual Basic in Ubuntu?
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Error 1935 (image included)

I'm having an issue where the Error 1935 comes up every time I try to install Adobe, Open Office, AutoDesk, or anything that uses InstallShield. This has gotten too intrusive to ignore for any longer. ...
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Alternative for VC++ 6.0

Hi all I'm using Vista(32-bit). I need to work on VC++ for MFC applications. I have installed Visual C++ 6.0 on my system which is incompatible. Can someone please suggest an alternative for VC++ 6.0. ...
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Is there a way to search for equations in Word 2007 documents?

I have many large Word 2007 documents containing a few dozen equations each. Is there a way to locate the equations using Word's Find command, or do I have to hunt for them old-school? I tried ...
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How to remove all previous versions of a program from Windows 7

I installed an old VB6 app on Windows 7. The app produces an HTML file and saves it to Program Files (x86)/{Application}/report.html. I then installed a newer version of that app on the same machine ...
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I am getting error in VB6.0

I'm getting a runtime error as 20728-f. I got the solution to register cpre23.dll and dwmapi.dll. However I can't find the cpre23.dll file. Where can I find this DLL file, or how else can I rectify ...
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Visual Basic 2008 Express crashes upon “choose items” selection in the toolbox?

I want to add some user controls to my toolbox, but every time I click "Choose Items" on the new tab I made, it crashes, no error messages, nothing. I lose all work as well. Ever since I installed ...
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How to install Visual Basic 6 on a Windows Server 2003

I'm trying to install Visual Basic 6 with Service Pack 6 obtained from http://support.microsoft.com/kb/192461 But after extracting and double clicking the exe setup file nothing happens. How do I ...