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  Adios LaVolpeAdios LaVolpeVB 6.0Beginner /
LaVolpe (from psc cd)
1745 since
2/20/2015 2:47:00 AM

By 68 Users

       I know this is not truly a programming article. But I wanted to thank all of PSC for your continuous and generous feedback. Even negative feedback is positive when taken as an opportunity to improve weaknesses.
 
 
  AlphaBlend for all O/S - Originally by CarlesAlphaBlend for all O/S - Originally by CarlesVB 5.0, VB 6.0Intermediate /
LaVolpe (from psc cd)
1571 since
2/14/2015 12:30:00 PM

By 12 Users

       (Updated) Carles posted a very excellent alphablend & stretch routine that did not rely on the AlphaBlend API. Original post is txtCodeId=60424. This is my spin on his code adding some functionality not previously available. Changes include blending n ...(description truncated)Click here to see a screenshot of this code!(ScreenShot)
 
 
  API Viewer Parsing EngineAPI Viewer Parsing EngineVB 6.0Intermediate /
LaVolpe (from psc cd)
1163 since
2/11/2015 9:52:00 AM

By 9 Users

       Don't have API Viewer freeware program? Don't bother downloading this. However, should you need or want to parse the API Viewer apv files from your code, a module is included in the zip. The parsing engine is fast & pretty well designed. The included inte ...(description truncated)Click here to see a screenshot of this code!(ScreenShot)
 
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  FYI:  Bits - ManipulationFYI: Bits - ManipulationVB 6.0Intermediate /
LaVolpe (from psc cd)
1936 since
2/19/2015 1:11:00 PM

By 18 Users

       The attached class contains a lot of bit manipulation routines. Here are some of them 1) Right/Left shifting, both logical & arithmetic logic, both truncation & wrapping, 2) Get/Set any bits or a range of bits, 3) Convert data types and byte array ...(description truncated)Click here to see a screenshot of this code!(ScreenShot)
 
 
  FYI: 32bpp pARGB, ARGB DetectionFYI: 32bpp pARGB, ARGB DetectionVB 6.0Intermediate /
LaVolpe (from psc cd)
1974 since
2/16/2015 6:19:00 AM

By 8 Users

       Now that we are getting into the age of alphablending, PNGs, etc, wouldn't it be nice to offer ability to display 32bpp alpha bitmaps without having to know in advance if it indeed uses the alpha channel or whether or not the bitmap has its RGB bytes pre- ...(description truncated)Click here to see a screenshot of this code!(ScreenShot)
 
 
  FYI: 3D Shapes Using RegionsFYI: 3D Shapes Using RegionsVB 6.0Intermediate /
LaVolpe (from psc cd)
1122 since
2/10/2015 5:58:00 PM

By 18 Users

       Create a cool 3D shape from a 2D region. See screenshot which pretty much says it all. The direction of the 3D shape is hardcoded at 45deg angles. If you choose, you can modify to allow any angle. Updated to include sample of blt'ing an image over the pla ...(description truncated)Click here to see a screenshot of this code!(ScreenShot)
 
 
  FYI: Alphablending Forms using ULWFYI: Alphablending Forms using ULWVB 6.0Intermediate /
LaVolpe (from psc cd)
2342 since
2/17/2015 2:07:00 PM

By 16 Users

       Win2K & above only. A simple example of using updatelayeredwindow (ULW) and setlayeredwindowattributes (SLWA) APIs to create a semi-transparent form capable of "hosting" controls. The word "hosting" is not correct. This example shows one way of creati ...(description truncated)Click here to see a screenshot of this code!(ScreenShot)
 
 
  FYI: Alt+Tab Icon UpdatingFYI: Alt+Tab Icon UpdatingVB 6.0Intermediate /
LaVolpe (from psc cd)
1107 since
2/9/2015 5:48:00 PM

By 5 Users

       How do you change the icon that appears in the Alt+Tab window? This is nothing new can be found on MSDN. The notes I added here are of interest. More info for skinning forms. Changing a form's icon doesn't affect the Alt+Tab window; you need to change the ...(description truncated)
 
 
  FYI: Collection of Shaped RegionsFYI: Collection of Shaped RegionsVB 6.0Intermediate /
LaVolpe (from psc cd)
1174 since
2/10/2015 4:02:00 PM

By 15 Users

       27 shaped regions from 3 functions can be used for custom buttons, windows or whatever. The logic used is pretty easy to follow so you can create even more shapes & add them to your collection. Also included is a simple but effective routine to add 3D-ish ...(description truncated)Click here to see a screenshot of this code!(ScreenShot)
 
 
  FYI: Custom Border Colors: Static EdgesFYI: Custom Border Colors: Static EdgesVB 5.0, VB 6.0Intermediate /
LaVolpe (from psc cd)
1053 since
2/15/2015 2:01:00 PM

By 11 Users

       Ever want to change the textbox, listbox, and other common control border colors to something besides grayscale? The attached is one solution using Paul Caton's safe subclassing technique. The project was started for someone else that couldn't use it as i ...(description truncated)Click here to see a screenshot of this code!(ScreenShot)
 
 
  FYI: Decimal To Fraction ConversionFYI: Decimal To Fraction ConversionVB 5.0, VB 6.0Intermediate /
LaVolpe (from psc cd)
731 since
2/12/2015 6:36:00 PM

By 10 Users

       A few posts recently on decimal>fraction conversions & thought I post a different approach. This one uses vector logic vs the brute force algorithms existing on this site. Enjoy. Patched to prevent negative values used in the Carpenter's Cheat rout ...(description truncated)Click here to see a screenshot of this code!(ScreenShot)
 
 
  FYI: DIB PortionsFYI: DIB PortionsVB 6.0Intermediate /
LaVolpe (from psc cd)
908 since
2/13/2015 1:47:00 PM

By 8 Users

       Nothing special. An example on how to extract a portion of an image or DC into a DIB Section. The project basically is gray scaling, but the guts of the project can be used for most image byte processing. I wanted a way to extract only a small piece (16x1 ...(description truncated)Click here to see a screenshot of this code!(ScreenShot)
 
 
  FYI: Disabled Icon/Text OptionsFYI: Disabled Icon/Text OptionsVB 5.0, VB 6.0Advanced /
LaVolpe (from psc cd)
816 since
2/4/2015 9:13:00 AM

By 6 Users

       Just some examples/options of displaying disabled icons and or text. You are probably aware of most of these routines; but maybe not all... Enjoy; no feedback or voting requested. This project is too straightforward.Click here to see a screenshot of this code!(ScreenShot)
 
 
  FYI: Drag n Drop Unicode FileNamesFYI: Drag n Drop Unicode FileNamesVB 6.0Advanced /
LaVolpe (from psc cd)
1658 since
2/17/2015 12:08:00 PM

By 6 Users
6 Excellent Ratings
       Add unicode filename support to VB when dropping files or pasting files. Making attempts to understand unicode support, I am discovering some shortfalls within VB. And in this specific case have not found a workaround for the problem so I thought I'd post ...(description truncated)Click here to see a screenshot of this code!(ScreenShot)
 
 
  FYI: Fun with RegionsFYI: Fun with RegionsVB 6.0Advanced /
LaVolpe (from psc cd)
849 since
2/10/2015 11:59:00 AM

By 19 Users

       A compilation of region functions & examples. Included is probably the fastest window shaping routine on PSC. Regions used to create shaped windows, regions used for simple animation, rotating & stretching regions, and using regions similar to FloodFill a ...(description truncated)Click here to see a screenshot of this code!(ScreenShot)
 
 
  FYI: GDI+ Crash in IDEFYI: GDI+ Crash in IDEVB 5.0, VB 6.0Beginner /
LaVolpe (from psc cd)
1674 since
2/18/2015 5:14:00 AM

By 3 Users

       Generic thunk class added. Using it will negate crash described below and can be used to start GDI+... GDI+ when not shut down properly can crash IDE (maybe XP only. See comments below on test results). For those of you that use unsafe subclassing while i ...(description truncated)
 
 
  FYI: GDI+ Path Warps (17 Jan 08)FYI: GDI+ Path Warps (17 Jan 08)VB 6.0Intermediate /
LaVolpe (from psc cd)
2933 since
2/18/2015 1:17:00 PM

By 13 Users

       Example using GDI+ to warp string paths. GDI+ has two warping options but one is buggy. The attached code is basically a revised c++ post found on codeguru and combined with other ideas. Limited to simple paths only, the class can be modified by you to in ...(description truncated)Click here to see a screenshot of this code!(ScreenShot)
 
 
  FYI: Hand IconFYI: Hand IconVB 5.0, VB 6.0Beginner /
LaVolpe (from psc cd)
1003 since
2/13/2015 7:05:00 PM

By 13 Users

       We all know the hand icon is not available as a MousePointer option. Most of us know how to use LoadCursorFromFile so we can use a hand icon. This is a minor spin on that age-old procedure. What if user has a mouse theme going, wouldn't it be cool to show ...(description truncated)
 
 
  FYI: Import/Export ListView [16Feb09]FYI: Import/Export ListView [16Feb09]VB 6.0Intermediate /
LaVolpe (from psc cd)
1742 since
2/19/2015 8:14:00 PM

By 2 Users

       Updated posted bad example in previous upload. For your personal use. A slightly different method of exporting/importing a ListView. When I said listview, I mean all that pertains to it: This includes listview properties, its column headers & their pr ...(description truncated)Click here to see a screenshot of this code!(ScreenShot)
 
 
  FYI: Is Your Window HiJacked?FYI: Is Your Window HiJacked?VB 5.0, VB 6.0Intermediate /
LaVolpe (from psc cd)
826 since
2/12/2015 11:51:00 PM

By 4 Users

       For the paranoid: A simple test to determine if your window is being subclassed. This is a very simple demonstration & usage/expansion is up to you. Not much use without a form, huh? Oops.Click here to see a screenshot of this code!(ScreenShot)
 
 
  FYI: Multidimensional Array SortFYI: Multidimensional Array SortVB 6.0Advanced /
LaVolpe (from psc cd)
853 since
2/4/2015 3:53:00 PM

By 3 Users

       Another contribution to existing code. Very quickly sort a two-dimensional array containing any amount of members (ex: vArray(5,1000) by simply identifying the member of the array to sort on. This routine has links to the original authors' posts in the so ...(description truncated)
 
 
  FYI: Parse Uncompiled RES FileFYI: Parse Uncompiled RES FileVB 6.0Intermediate /
LaVolpe (from psc cd)
889 since
2/16/2015 9:42:00 PM

By 9 Users

       Hmmm, another one for usercontrol lovers maybe. I wanted a way for a UC to get the resources from a host's RES file during IDE. This way the UC can use host images and display them during design time. The biggest problem was parsing the res file, the 2nd ...(description truncated)Click here to see a screenshot of this code!(ScreenShot)
 
 
  FYI: Previous Instance & Command Line PassingFYI: Previous Instance & Command Line PassingVB 5.0, VB 6.0Intermediate /
LaVolpe (from psc cd)
731 since
2/15/2015 3:50:00 PM

By 9 Users

       Edited to expand comments & samples: Just one of many ways to check for previous instances across processes, that can also pass command line parameters used to start another instance. By now, many of you realize that App.PrevInstance doesn't work all ...(description truncated)Click here to see a screenshot of this code!(ScreenShot)
 
 
  FYI: Rotated Captions with Unicode WordBreakingFYI: Rotated Captions with Unicode WordBreakingVB 6.0Intermediate /
LaVolpe (from psc cd)
3235 since
2/18/2015 6:53:00 AM

By 8 Users

       Use Windows to word break captions. Display text at zero, 90 & 270 degree rotations. Neat method of wordbreaking unicode text using Windows own wordbreaking algorithms vs trying to create your own. Added several properties to mimic DrawText to include ...(description truncated)Click here to see a screenshot of this code!(ScreenShot)
 
 
  FYI: SafeArrays - Understanding ThemFYI: SafeArrays - Understanding ThemVB 5.0, VB 6.0Intermediate /
LaVolpe (from psc cd)
1033 since
2/17/2015 5:24:00 AM

By 9 Users

       A little project to help explain how to read SafeArray structures just from the pointer. The project shows how you can determine if the array contains longs, dates, variants, etc, the number of dimensions, and more. Additionally, the code does not use Var ...(description truncated)Click here to see a screenshot of this code!(ScreenShot)
 


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