Learn to Program Visual Basic Examples

Learn to Program Visual Basic Examples

by John Smiley

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781929685158
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 03/01/2001
Series: Learn to Program Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 485
Product dimensions: 7.75(w) x 8.97(h) x 1.02(d)

About the Author

John Smiley is the president of John Smiley and Associates, a computer consulting firm, and has taught computer programming for more than 20 years. He is the author of Learn to Program Visual Basic Databases and Learn to Program Visual Basic Objects. He lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Table of Contents

with 100 common questions and answers, this book carefully covers documentation tips, tricks, and tecniques used by VB Programmers. Sample questions include: #2: How do I center a Command Button within a Form? #9: Is there an way to clear the contents of the Immediate window? #13: How can I deselect all the items in a list box? #18: How can I prevent more than one 'instance' of my program from running at once? #20: I'm using the Print method, but nothing is printing—why not? #23: Is there a way to permanently add a control to the Toolbox? #30: How do I back up the Windows Registry? #34: Is there a way to place an icon on a menu bar? #40: Can I declare more than one variable on a line? #46: Can I implement Cut, Copy, and Paste in a program? #60: Is there an easy way to erase every member of an array? #62: Why do I get an 'Ambiguos Name' error? #65: How can I detect the difference between numbers pressed on the standard keyboard and the numeric keypad? #71: All things being equal, is it better to set a property or execute a method? #91: How can I replace characters in a string variable? #99: Can I detect the Cancel button being pressed in an input box?

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