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Visual Basic (Microsoft) VB.NET FAQ Index

FAQ Index

Add-in and tools

FAQ Title Author Date Rating/#
A Case Insensitive ArrayList class   faq796-6121 Ruffnekk 30 Nov 05 6.7 / 3
Another DataGrid exists?   faq796-3278 PinoIT 7 Mar 03 3.4 / 5
AutoCompleteComboBox   faq796-3326 Craig0201 27 Jan 04 7.0 / 1
Data Access Application Block for .NET   faq796-3713 PankajBanga 27 Jun 03 10.0 / 2
Extended DataTable Class   faq796-4691 benlinkknilneb 9 Jan 04 10.0 / 1
 

Controls

FAQ Title Author Date Rating/#
ClearErrorProvider   faq796-3456 Craig0201 15 Apr 03 --
Create a progress bar with text in VS 2008.  faq796-7154 Sorwen 22 Jul 09 --
Creating a Connection to SQL Server   faq796-4864 SqueakinSweep 20 Feb 04 7.0 / 3
Data Grid View FAQ   faq796-6492 fawkes 20 Dec 06 3.3 / 3
DataGridView Cell Color   faq796-6603 Qik3Coder 21 Mar 07 5.0 / 1
FormatTextBox   faq796-3400 Craig0201 2 Apr 03 7.0 / 1
How to implement a MultiColumn ComboBox  faq796-5886 SBendBuckeye 29 May 05 6.0 / 1
How to set the background color of a DateTimePicker control.   faq796-5566 ThatRickGuy 7 Dec 04 --
How to speed up TreeView Clear method   faq796-5915 SBendBuckeye 13 Jun 05 --
MSDN wm_ constants for WndProc Overrides   faq796-6019 SBendBuckeye 10 Aug 05 --
NumericTextBox   faq796-3369 Craig0201 25 Mar 03 --
Work-a-round for shifting TabPages on Windows form Tab control  faq796-6011 SBendBuckeye 2 Aug 05 10.0 / 1
 

Embedded Resources

FAQ Title Author Date Rating/#
Embedding fonts into your application.  faq796-4747 Sypher2 24 Jan 05 8.7 / 7
Embedding sounds into your application.   faq796-4758 Sypher2 22 Jan 04 6.0 / 2
 

Forum Usage

FAQ Title Author Date Rating/#
Considerations for one off projects   faq796-4837 MickTheBelgian 12 Feb 04 6.0 / 2
General Guidlines   faq796-2540 Zarcom 3 Oct 02 7.1 / 36
 

How-to

FAQ Title Author Date Rating/#
"Maximized" MDI Child without Controlboxes VB 2005   faq796-6181 VBRob 19 Jan 06 --
a Thousand ways to transfer data between forms   faq796-5773 ThatRickGuy 24 Mar 05 8.8 / 11
A very simple XML based INI setting functionality  faq796-6320 ThatRickGuy 4 Jun 07 --
Adding objects to the items collection   faq796-4297 DotNetDoc 13 Oct 03 5.3 / 3
An Intro to Threading   faq796-5929 ThatRickGuy 20 Jun 05 8.6 / 8
An Intro to Threading 2: Delegates  faq796-6036 ThatRickGuy 15 Sep 05 10.0 / 1
An Intro to Threading 3: Crossing thread boundries (and passing parameters)  faq796-6056 ThatRickGuy 21 Sep 06 --
Change text on the start button   faq796-6526 PsychoCoder 26 Jan 07 8.0 / 1
Control Arrays and .NET   faq796-6424 PGoRule 3 Oct 06 1.0 / 2
Convert delimited file to xml document   faq796-6542 PsychoCoder 5 Feb 07 --
Create a connection to an AS400   faq796-6229 Bruce1965 28 Feb 06 10.0 / 1
Create a shortcut from code   faq796-6127 Ruffnekk 5 Dec 05 --
Disable Ctrl+Alt+Del  faq796-5496 chiph 14 Feb 06 3.0 / 4
Find Available SQL Server Using SMO Classes in Visual Basic .NET 2005 Application   faq796-6142 PankajBanga 14 Dec 05 10.0 / 3
Get Project information from EnvDTE at Design time   faq796-6522 SBendBuckeye 22 Jan 07 --
How can I point to a control in my MDI Parent form?   faq796-3279 PinoIT 7 Mar 03 6.5 / 8
How to add a NumericUpDown Control to a StatusStrip VB 2008  faq796-7149 Sorwen 16 Mar 09 --
How to bind the DataSet object to Datagrid?   faq796-3820 PankajBanga 24 Jul 03 9.5 / 2
How to connect to a password protected Access Database?   faq796-3853 PankajBanga 8 Jul 03 5.0 / 2
How To Create a Crystal Report from ADO.NET Dataset using Visual Basic .NET?   faq796-3940 PankajBanga 27 Jul 03 7.2 / 13
How to create Microsoft Access Database Programmatically?   faq796-3888 PankajBanga 13 Jul 03 7.6 / 5
How to Determine Part Of DataGrid Clicked?   faq796-3714 PankajBanga 12 Jun 03 9.1 / 11
How to export to Excel from vb.net code.   faq796-6739 Sorwen 26 Sep 07 3.0 / 1
How to generate Random Numbers.   faq796-4404 Woofer2 6 Nov 03 1.0 / 1
How to generate Random Numbers.. Ver 2   faq796-5854 NoCoolHandle 4 May 05 --
How to hide a Panel in Windows Forms StatusBar control?   faq796-3711 PankajBanga 12 Jun 03 8.0 / 1
How to highlight Row In Windows Forms DataGrid control?  faq796-3712 PankajBanga 12 Jun 03 9.5 / 4
How to Install a barcode font at runtime under Windows XP   faq796-6680 Pampers 9 Jul 07 --
How to pause and restart a thread   faq796-6580 PsychoCoder 22 Feb 07 --
How to prevent a Form from closing?   faq796-3764 PankajBanga 21 Jun 03 7.0 / 1
How to retrieve and display records from an Access database using DataReader object?   faq796-3727 PankajBanga 16 Jun 03 9.1 / 7
How to set up DataGrid Columns programatically?   faq796-3899 PankajBanga 16 Jul 03 6.3 / 6
How To: Add a blank value to ComboBox item collection, when ComboBox is bound to a data source.   faq796-5281 PankajBanga 6 Jul 04 7.0 / 3
How To: Hide/Unhide TabPage from TabControl.   faq796-5371 PankajBanga 10 Aug 04 5.5 / 2
How To: Restrict values passed to a function, procedure or a property.   faq796-5280 PankajBanga 6 Jul 04 9.0 / 1
Launch the default Application for a File (Or Web Browser for Web Page)  faq796-5569 ThatRickGuy 15 Sep 06 9.5 / 2
Make a DataGrid cell on a selective row readOnly  faq796-4968 Kris11 22 Mar 04 4.0 / 3
Memory Usage for all Processes   faq796-5655 chrissie1 3 Feb 05 --
Pass data from one form to another (Custom dialog)   faq796-5671 ThatRickGuy 10 Feb 05 7.8 / 10
Prevent Multiple Instances of a .NET Windows Application   faq796-5067 PankajBanga 21 Apr 04 8.5 / 2
Put text in the Row Header of a DataGrid  faq796-6345 jebenson 18 Oct 06 --
Read XML Document, put items into a Collection   faq796-6553 PsychoCoder 11 Feb 07 --
Syncronize Multiple ListBoxes  faq796-6143 SBendBuckeye 19 Dec 05 --
Understanding unsigned integers  faq796-6034 Ruffnekk 17 Aug 05 9.3 / 3
Use SQL Reporting Services from VB.NET   faq796-5918 jshurst 15 Jun 05 7.0 / 2
 

Links

FAQ Title Author Date Rating/#
Developing managed types for COM and consuming managed types from COM   faq796-6664 computerjin 16 Jun 07 9.7 / 3
How do I get the .NET runtime?   faq796-1807 chiph 19 Nov 03 8.2 / 5
Naming conventions from MSDN   faq796-6068 SBendBuckeye 30 Sep 05 --
Visual Studio .NET Object Model posters   faq796-5111 chiph 6 May 04 --
 

New Language Features

FAQ Title Author Date Rating/#
.NET TextData Provider   faq796-3775 PankajBanga 25 Jun 03 --
A simple explanation of Classes and Instances  faq796-5611 ThatRickGuy 15 Sep 06 7.8 / 12
Automatic Email   faq796-2119 Zarcom 30 Oct 02 7.5 / 16
Method Overloading in VB.NET   faq796-1677 getimran 23 Mar 02 7.8 / 12
Whether to use DataReader or DataSet?   faq796-3776 PankajBanga 25 Jun 03 7.3 / 3
 

Quirks of Framework 2.0

FAQ Title Author Date Rating/#
Date/DateTime Type cannot be NEW()'ed with Date/DateTime instance   faq796-6523 Qik3Coder 23 Jan 07 --
Read Only ComboBox   faq796-6668 Qik3Coder 19 Jun 07 --
 

Tip of the Day

FAQ Title Author Date Rating/#
Change forecolor in function of backcolor   faq796-5665 chrissie1 8 Feb 05 --
Create an alias for a Namespace (Imports)   faq796-5658 chrissie1 4 Feb 05 --
Get control by name using reflection  faq796-5698 chrissie1 18 May 05 8.5 / 2
Get Form by Name  faq796-6037 SBendBuckeye 24 Aug 05 9.7 / 3
 

Using WebClient

FAQ Title Author Date Rating/#
How to download files or information from within your app   faq796-3118 skiflyer 4 Feb 03 6.7 / 3
 

XML Web Services How To

FAQ Title Author Date Rating/#
How to pass True/False value to a bound Windows Check Box   faq796-4610 paulray 18 Dec 03 9.5 / 2
 

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