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Visual Basic (Microsoft) Versions 5/6 FAQ

Code Links

Links to VB Code Examples and Downloads (F to I) by Alt255
Posted: 19 Nov 00

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Links: "File System" to "Internet"

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If you have any useful links to contribute, email them to me. I will merge them with the other links and note your contributions. Comments regarding ways to organize this FAQ and make it easier to use are also appreciated.
(Note that links listed without a description consist of general "how to" discussions.)
FAQ Collaborators:
    Alt255
    (Your handle belongs here)

Web Sites Linked to This FAQ
    http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/
    http://blackbeltvb.com/
    http://www.vbapi.com/
    http://www.vbexplorer.com/
    http://www.vbsquare.com/
    http://www.vbworld.com/

Contents of FAQ222-286... Links to VB Code Examples and Downloads (F to I)
    File System
    Fonts & Text
    Handles
    HTML
    Icons
    INI Files
    Input Devices (Keyboard/Mouse/Joystick)
    Internet
Contents of FAQ222-287... Links to VB Code Examples and Downloads (J to R)
    Math
    Memory
    Menus
    Messages
    Miscellanous API
    Miscellaneous Functions
    MS-Office
    Multimedia
    National Language Support
    Network
    Number Systems
    Objects
    OO Development
    OOP
    Passwords
    Ports
    Processes & Threads
    Printers and Printing
    Plugins
    Random numbers
    Registry
Contents of FAQ222-288... Links to VB Code Examples and Downloads (S to Z)
    Services
    Shell
    Strings
    Synchronization
    System Information
    Time
    Timers
    Tool Help
    Users and Usage
    Visual Basic IDE
    Window Classes
    Window Procedures
    Window Properties
    Windows
    Win Help
Contents of FAQ222-283... Links to VB Code Examples and Downloads (A to E)
    Accessibility
    Add-Ins
    API Basics
    CD-ROM
    Clipboard
    COM
    Computer
    Common Dialog
    Controls
    Control Panel
    Database
    Desktop and Start Menu
    Devices
    Display
    Encryption
    Errors

File System
    Directories
        API Calls
            CreateDirectory http://www.vbapi.com/ref/c/createdirectory.html
            CreateDirectoryEx http://www.vbapi.com/ref/c/createdirectoryex.html
            RemoveDirectory http://www.vbapi.com/ref/r/removedirectory.html
        Count files in a directory http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip030002.html
        Count bytes in a directory http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip030001.html ;   
        Extract pathname from filename  http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip030018.html
        Extract directory from path http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip030006.html
        Get Windows directory http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip030005.html
        Get TEMP directory http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip030008.html
    Drives
        API Calls
            GetDiskFreeSpace http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getdiskfreespace.html
            GetDiskFreeSpaceEx http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getdiskfreespaceex.html
            GetDriveType http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getdrivetype.html ;   
            GetLogicalDrives http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getlogicaldrives.html
            GetLogicalDriveStrings http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getlogicaldrivestrings.html
            GetVolumeInformation http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getvolumeinformation.html
            SetVolumeLabel http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/setvolumelabel.html
        Free disk space
             http://www.vbworld.com/demos/freespace/
             http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip030014.html
        Disk volume information
            http://blackbeltvb.com/free/volinfo.htm
            http://www.vb-world.net/api/tip99.html
        Drive serial number
            http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip030015.html
            http://www.vb-world.net/api/tip29.html
        Get Drive Types
            http://blackbeltvb.com/free/getdrvt.htm
            http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip030016.html
    Files
        http://www.vbexplorer.com/vb_feature/may2000/may2000.asp
        API Calls
            CopyFile http://www.vbapi.com/ref/c/copyfile.html
            CreateFile http://www.vbapi.com/ref/c/createfile.html
            DeleteFile http://www.vbapi.com/ref/d/deletefile.html
            FindClose http://www.vbapi.com/ref/f/findclose.html
            FindFirstFile http://www.vbapi.com/ref/f/findfirstfile.html
            FindNextFile http://www.vbapi.com/ref/f/findnextfile.html
            GetFileAttributes http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getfileattributes.html
            GetFileInformationByHandle http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getfileinformationbyhandle.html
            GetFileSize http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getfilesize.html
            GetFileTime http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getfiletime.html
            GetFileVersionInfo http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getfileversioninfo.html
            GetFileVersionInfoSize http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getfileversioninfosize.html
            GetFullPathName http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getfullpathname.html
            GetShortPathName http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getshortpathname.html
            GetTempFileName http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/gettempfilename.html
            MoveFile http://www.vbapi.com/ref/m/movefile.html
            ReadFile http://www.vbapi.com/ref/r/readfile.html
            SetFileAttributes http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/setfileattributes.html
            SetFilePointer http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/setfilepointer.html
            SetFileTime http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/setfiletime.html
            VerQueryValue http://www.vbapi.com/ref/v/verqueryvalue.html
            WriteFile http://www.vbapi.com/ref/w/writefile.html
            Search for text in files http://blackbeltvb.com/free/search.htm
            Extract Icons from files
                http://www.vb-world.net/api/tip136.html
                http://www.vbsquare.com/api/tip289.html
        Extract filename from pathname http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip030012.html
        Find all files http://www.vbworld.com/demos/findfiles/
        File information http://www.vbworld.com/demos/fileinfo/
        Getting path and extension from a filename http://blackbeltvb.com/free/pathext.htm
        Setting file dates and times http://blackbeltvb.com/free/setftime.htm
        Opening files http://www.vbworld.com/demos/opendemo/
        Open file with default program
             http://www.vbworld.com/demos/shellexecute/
             http://blackbeltvb.com/free/shellex.htm
        Copy, move and delete
            http://blackbeltvb.com/free/shcopy.htm
            http://www.vbsquare.com/api/tip359.html
        Get version of EXE http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip030020.html
        Get EXE name from handle http://www.vbsquare.com/api/tip307.html
        Does file exist?
            http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip030019.html
            http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip030011.html
            http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip030010.html
        Convert LFN to SFN http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip030009.html
        Full app path http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip030013.html
        Create temporary file http://www.vbworld.com/files/tip477.html
        Extract file extension http://www.vbworld.com/files/tip474.html
    Recycle Bin
        Changing the name http://www.vb-world.net/api/tip79.html
        Delete to recycle bin
            http://blackbeltvb.com/free/shfileop.htm
            http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip030007.html
Fonts & Text
    API Calls    
        CreateFont http://www.vbapi.com/ref/c/createfont.html
        CreateFontIndirect http://www.vbapi.com/ref/c/createfontindirect.html
        EnumFontFamilies http://www.vbapi.com/ref/e/enumfontfamilies.html
        EnumFontFamiliesEx http://www.vbapi.com/ref/e/enumfontfamiliesex.html
        GetTextAlign http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/gettextalign.html
        SetTextAlign http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/settextalign.html
        TextOut http://www.vbapi.com/ref/t/textout.html
    Aligning Fonts http://blackbeltvb.com/free/fntalign.htm
Handles
    API Calls
        CloseHandle http://www.vbapi.com/ref/c/closehandle.html
    Getting handles
        http://blackbeltvb.com/free/getwhwnd.htm
        http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip020001.html
    Get handle of popup menu http://blackbeltvb.com/free/pophwnd.htm
HTML
    http://blackbeltvb.com/free/zipcount.htm
Icons
    API Calls    
        DestroyIcon http://www.vbapi.com/ref/d/destroyicon.html
        DrawIcon http://www.vbapi.com/ref/d/drawicon.html
        DrawIconEx http://www.vbapi.com/ref/d/drawiconex.html
        ExtractIcon http://www.vbapi.com/ref/e/extracticon.html
        ExtractIconEx http://www.vbapi.com/ref/e/extracticonex.html
    Viewing icons
        http://blackbeltvb.com/free/iconzoom.htm
        http://blackbeltvb.com/free/iconview.htm
INI Files
    http://www.vbexplorer.com/focus/ini_tutorial.asp
    API Calls
        GetPrivateProfileInt http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getprivateprofileint.html
        GetPrivateProfileString http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getprivateprofilestring.html
        GetProfileInt http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getprofileint.html
        GetProfileString http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getprofilestring.html
        WritePrivateProfileString http://www.vbapi.com/ref/w/writeprivateprofilestring.html
        WriteProfileString http://www.vbapi.com/ref/w/writeprofilestring.html
    Accessing INI files
        http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip080005.html
        http://www.vbworld.com/demos/ini/
    Add a line to AUTOEXEC.BAT http://www.vbworld.com/files/tip118.html
Input Devices (Keyboard/Mouse/Joystick)
    http://www.vbexplorer.com/userinput.asp ;   
    Animated cursors http://www.vbworld.com/mouse/tip502.html
    Cursor (API Calls)
        ClipCursor http://www.vbapi.com/ref/c/clipcursor.html
        CreateCursor http://www.vbapi.com/ref/c/createcursor.html
        DestroyCursor http://www.vbapi.com/ref/d/destroycursor.html
        GetClipCursor http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getclipcursor.html
        GetCursor http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getcursor.html
        GetCursorPos http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getcursorpos.html
        LoadCursor http://www.vbapi.com/ref/l/loadcursor.html
        LoadCursorFromFile http://www.vbapi.com/ref/l/loadcursorfromfile.html
        SetCursor http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/setcursor.html
        SetCursorPos http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/setcursorpos.html
        SetSystemCursor http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/setsystemcursor.html
        ShowCursor http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/showcursor.html
    Get cursor position http://www.vbworld.com/demos/findmousepos/
    Set cursor position http://blackbeltvb.com/free/setcursr.htm
    Detecting activity http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip020016.html
    Disable System Keys
        http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip020011.html
        http://www.vb-world.net/api/tip33.html
    Hooking the keyboard http://blackbeltvb.com/free/keyhook.htm
    Create a hot key
        http://www.vb-world.net/api/tip80.html
        http://www.vbsquare.com/api/hotkey/
        http://www.vbworld.com/mouse/hotkeys/
    Input (API Calls)
        SendInput http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/sendinput.html
    Joysticks (API Calls)
        joyGetDevCaps http://www.vbapi.com/ref/j/joygetdevcaps.html
        joyGetNumDevs http://www.vbapi.com/ref/j/joygetnumdevs.html
        joyGetPos http://www.vbapi.com/ref/j/joygetpos.html
    Keyboard (API Calls)
        GetAsyncKeyState http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getasynckeystate.html
        GetKeyboardState http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getkeyboardstate.html
        GetKeyState http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getkeystate.html
        keybd_event http://www.vbapi.com/ref/k/keybd_event.html
        SetKeyboardState http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/setkeyboardstate.html
    Keyboard information
        http://www.vbworld.com/demos/keyboard/
        http://blackbeltvb.com/free/keystate.htm
    Mouse (API Calls)
        GetCapture http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getcapture.html
        GetDoubleClickTime http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getdoubleclicktime.html
        mouse_event http://www.vbapi.com/ref/m/mouse_event.html
        ReleaseCapture http://www.vbapi.com/ref/r/releasecapture.html
        SetCapture http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/setcapture.html
        SetDoubleClickTime http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/setdoubleclicktime.html
        SwapMouseButton http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/swapmousebutton.html
    Mouse information http://www.vbworld.com/demos/mouse/
    NT mouse wheel events http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip060007.html

Internet
    Active Server Pages
        http://www.vbexplorer.com/aspquiz.asp
        http://www.vbexplorer.com/vb_feature/july2000/asp_intro.asp
    Active time of Internet connection http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip100002.html
    Print a Web page : http://www.vbworld.com/internet/tip504.html
    Dialog free downloads: http://www.vbworld.com/internet/tip501.html
    Add site to favorites list: http://www.vbworld.com/internet/tip508.html
    Get the Internet time http://www.vbworld.com/internet/atomictime/
    Sending email http://www.vbworld.com/demos/createemail/
    AutoEmail with Outlook http://www.vbworld.com/demos/autoemail/
    Create HyperLink http://www.vbworld.com/demos/hyperlink/
    Creating a web-browser http://www.vbworld.com/internet/vbrowser/
    Customize Internet Explorer http://www.vbworld.com/internet/tip499.html
    Filling in email fields http://www.vbworld.com/internet/tip494.html

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