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Forum: BOOK: Beginning Visual Basic 2005 Databases ISBN: 978-0-7645-8894-5 July 4th, 2013, 04:38 PM
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Posted By sirmilt
WDA Base

As an amateur programmer I have had and used this book for several years, together with Visual Basic 2010 and SQL Server Express.

I recently had to buy a new computer and bought one with 64 bit...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning Visual C# 2010 May 13th, 2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 749
Posted By sirmilt
Exhibits

I have the Kindle E Book version and find the reading very convenient, with one problem. The exhibits are so faint they are unreadable.

The book indicates that copies of the exhibits are...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning Microsoft Visual Basic 2008 ISBN: 978-0-470-19134-7 January 26th, 2013, 05:57 PM
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Views: 2,609
Posted By sirmilt
Chapter 24 Click Once

I set up the initial example (Page 776-780 using a hard drive(s:\) on my machine. When I publish, I get as par as item 6 on page 777.

When I click next (on Figure 24-2) the exhibits 24.3, 24.4...
Forum: BOOK: Visual Basic 2010 Programmer's Reference January 26th, 2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,905
Posted By sirmilt
Files Locations

Rod:
Finally GOT IT TO WORK after a lot of frustration. What I did was put the PDF form in a folder in the "ProgramData" file on the C drive, now I have to remember to be sure this is loaded when I...
Forum: BOOK: Visual Basic 2010 Programmer's Reference January 23rd, 2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,905
Posted By sirmilt
File Locations

Rod:
Thanks for staying with me when i was ready to give up. Here's what the Solution Explorer looks like in my little test project:

Solution 'TestPDFProject'(1 project)
Solution...
Forum: BOOK: Visual Basic 2010 Programmer's Reference January 21st, 2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,905
Posted By sirmilt
Files Locations

Rod

Sorry for the incomplete message that I sent earlier. I meant to complete it after watching the inauguration but inadvertently. sent the incomplete message.

I tried both and got the same...
Forum: BOOK: Visual Basic 2010 Programmer's Reference January 21st, 2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,905
Posted By sirmilt
Files Locations

Rod,
I sincerely appreciate your trying to help. Here's where it stands now.
I created a project with only one form, which has one button control containing the code:
...
Forum: BOOK: Visual Basic 2010 Programmer's Reference January 20th, 2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,905
Posted By sirmilt
File Locations

I execute the program and then click the button with the code:

Private Sub mnuHelpGettingHelp_Click(sender As System.Object, e As System.EventArgs) Handles mnuHelpGettingHelp.Click
...
Forum: BOOK: Visual Basic 2010 Programmer's Reference January 19th, 2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,905
Posted By sirmilt
Files Locations

Thanks, Rod, for the response.

I'm still having a problem viewing the PDF. I put the PDF in each folder in the project one at a time and tried to run, none worked.

I'm still in the design...
Forum: BOOK: Visual Basic 2010 Programmer's Reference January 17th, 2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,905
Posted By sirmilt
Files Locations

I need to reference a PDF file in my program don't know where to put it so that the compiled and distributed program knows where to find it on a user's machine.
I have searched the book and other...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning Visual C# 2010 January 12th, 2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 837
Posted By sirmilt
Exhibits

I very recently purchased the Kindle edition of Beginning Visual C# and while the content is easy to read and follow, the exhibits are simply illegible for the most part.

Is there a way that I can...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning Microsoft Visual Basic 2008 ISBN: 978-0-470-19134-7 June 19th, 2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,459
Posted By sirmilt
Chapter 16-DataGridView

When I set up a data source in an application, I get a message asking if I want to add this file to the project. How does this affect the project when it is ready for distribution?

As an example,...
Forum: BOOK: Visual Basic 2010 Programmer's Reference February 28th, 2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,353
Posted By sirmilt
DataGridView

Rod, Thanks for the response to my poorly worded question, but...you did answer my question. In my program, the DataGridView was set up in code, I think I'll leave it that way.

Milt
Forum: BOOK: Visual Basic 2010 Programmer's Reference February 28th, 2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,353
Posted By sirmilt
The DataGridView

Is there any advantage to filling the DataGridView using SQL as opposed to using as opposed to using the data source in Visual Basic?

Milt
Forum: BOOK: Visual Basic 2010 Programmer's Reference February 15th, 2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,374
Posted By sirmilt
Thanks Rod, for trying to help, I already run the...

Thanks Rod, for trying to help, I already run the repair option of set up so I think the only choice left is to uninstall and re-install.

I appreciate the suggestions and time you took try and...
Forum: BOOK: Visual Basic 2010 Programmer's Reference February 15th, 2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,374
Posted By sirmilt
Background Image

Rod

I tried everything you suggested to no avail....

On page 194 the book indicates "You cannot define an objects background image more then once...." Do you think the XAML file could be...
Forum: BOOK: Visual Basic 2010 Programmer's Reference February 9th, 2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,374
Posted By sirmilt
Thanks,Rod, for the very quick to my response. I...

Thanks,Rod, for the very quick to my response. I tried to reassign theimage as you suggested. to no avail. I also ran the install program in repair mode, also with no success and have set up a very...
Forum: BOOK: Visual Basic 2010 Programmer's Reference February 9th, 2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,374
Posted By sirmilt
Background Image

Pages 771 and 995 refer to background images, but are no help with a situation I have.

I upgraded a program written in Visual Basic 2008 to Visual Basic 2010. The program has three main forms and...
Forum: BOOK: Professional Visual Basic 2008 ISBN: 978-0-470-19136-1 January 31st, 2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,922
Posted By sirmilt
Chap 15 Autocompletion

Page 675 has an excellent and simple example of this function for text boxes.
I would like to have the AutoCompleteCustomSource populated by an array created from a query to a database.

The...
Forum: Visual Basic 2010 General Discussion November 29th, 2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,428
Posted By sirmilt
Crystal Reports and The Report Viewer

I am using Visual Basic 2010 and working on an application that will have several relatively simple reports. The source information is an SQL Server Express database table.

There are two sources...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning Visual Basic 2005 Databases ISBN: 978-0-7645-8894-5 September 3rd, 2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,408
Posted By sirmilt
WDA Base

Is there any restriction to the use of the WDA class ibn a program that will be offered for sale?
Forum: BOOK: Beginning Microsoft Visual Basic 2008 ISBN: 978-0-470-19134-7 May 29th, 2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,226
Posted By sirmilt
Ch 17 LINQ to SQL

I am using Visual Basic 2008 Professional SP1 and SQL Server Express 2008 R2 and trying to complete the examples in chapter 17 but have a problem with the LINQ to SQL example starting on page 610.
...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Programming ISBN: 978-0-470-25701-2 November 30th, 2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,351
Posted By sirmilt
@@IDENTITY

I Think that we are almost home, and do appreciate your help. Here's the code I added:

oData.SQL = "SELECT @@IDENTITY FROM tblOnLoan"
oData.OpenConnection()
oData.cmd.ExecuteScalar()...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Programming ISBN: 978-0-470-25701-2 November 26th, 2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,351
Posted By sirmilt
@@IDENTITY

Thank you, for the speedy reply.
Just to be sure that I understand what you are suggesting:
I am to remove the line of code "SET @LoanID =@@IDENTITY"
and the VALUES parameter value "@@IDENTITY"...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Programming ISBN: 978-0-470-25701-2 November 26th, 2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,351
Posted By sirmilt
When I added this line of code to Visual Basic: ...

When I added this line of code to Visual Basic:

oData.cmd.Parameters.AddWithValue("@LoanID", intBookLoanID)

I get the error "Cannot insert explicit value for identity column in table...
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