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Visual Basic (Microsoft) Versions 5/6 FAQ

Code Links

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

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Links: "Services" to "WinHelp"

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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 FAQ222-288... 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
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

Services
    Control NT services http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip060002.html
    Enumerate services (NT WS)  http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip060005.html ;   
    Shutdown Win9x
        http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip020002.html
        http://www.vb-world.net/api/tip12.html
        http://www.vbworld.com/demos/exitwindows/
    ExitWindowsEx http://www.vbapi.com/ref/e/exitwindowsex.html ;   
    Shutdown WinNT http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip060003.html
    Shutdown remote (NT) http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip060004.html
Shell
    API Calls
        ExitWindowsDialog http://www.vbapi.com/ref/e/exitwindowsdialog.html
        PickIconDlg http://www.vbapi.com/ref/p/pickicondlg.html
        RestartDialog http://www.vbapi.com/ref/r/restartdialog.html
        SHAddToRecentDocs http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/shaddtorecentdocs.html
        SHBrowseForFolder http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/shbrowseforfolder.html
        Shell_NotifyIcon http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/shell_notifyicon.html
        ShellExecute http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/shellexecute.html
        ShellExecuteEx http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/shellexecuteex.html
        SHEmptyRecycleBin http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/shemptyrecyclebin.html
        SHFileOperation http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/shfileoperation.html
        SHFreeNameMappings http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/shfreenamemappings.html
        SHGetFileInfo http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/shgetfileinfo.html
        SHGetFolderLocation http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/shgetfolderlocation.html
        SHGetFolderPath http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/shgetfolderpath.html
        SHGetPathFromIDList http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/shgetpathfromidlist.html
        SHGetSpecialFolderLocation http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/shgetspecialfolderlocation.html
        SHGetSpecialFolderPath http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/shgetspecialfolderpath.html
        SHQueryRecycleBin http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/shqueryrecyclebin.html
        SHUpdateRecycleBinIcon http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/shupdaterecyclebinicon.html
    Shell and wait to finish
        http://blackbeltvb.com/free/shellwat.htm
        http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip020004.html
        http://www.vb-world.net/api/tip5.html
Strings
    http://www.vbexplorer.com/focus/strings_tutorial.asp
    http://blackbeltvb.com/free/parseit.htm
    http://www.vbworld.com/demos/parsestring/
    API Calls
        CharLower http://www.vbapi.com/ref/c/charlower.html
        CharUpper http://www.vbapi.com/ref/c/charupper.html
        CompareString http://www.vbapi.com/ref/c/comparestring.html
        lstrcmp http://www.vbapi.com/ref/l/lstrcmp.html
        lstrcmpi http://www.vbapi.com/ref/l/lstrcmpi.html
        lstrcpy http://www.vbapi.com/ref/l/lstrcpy.html
        lstrcpyn http://www.vbapi.com/ref/l/lstrcpyn.html
        lstrlen http://www.vbapi.com/ref/l/lstrlen.html
Synchronization
    API Calls
        WaitForSingleObject http://www.vbapi.com/ref/w/waitforsingleobject.html
System Information
    API Calls
        GetComputerName http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getcomputername.html
        GetSysColor http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getsyscolor.html
        GetSystemDirectory http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getsystemdirectory.html
        GetTempPath http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/gettemppath.html
        GetUserName http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getusername.html
        GetVersionEx http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getversionex.html
        GetWindowsDirectory http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getwindowsdirectory.html
        SetSysColors http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/setsyscolors.html
    Processor http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip020012.html
    Get the Windows platform
        http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip020005.html
        http://www.vbworld.com/demos/windows/
    See how long Windows has been running http://www.vb-world.net/api/tip14.html
    Get the start-up mode http://www.vb-world.net/api/tip77.html
Time
    API Calls
        CompareFileTime http://www.vbapi.com/ref/c/comparefiletime.html
        FileTimeToLocalFileTime http://www.vbapi.com/ref/f/filetimetolocalfiletime.html
        FileTimeToSystemTime http://www.vbapi.com/ref/f/filetimetosystemtime.html
        GetLocalTime http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getlocaltime.html
        GetSystemTime http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getsystemtime.html
        GetSystemTimeAsFileTime http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getsystemtimeasfiletime.html
        GetTickCount http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/gettickcount.html
        GetTimeZoneInformation http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/gettimezoneinformation.html
        LocalFileTimeToFileTime http://www.vbapi.com/ref/l/localfiletimetofiletime.html
        SetSystemTime http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/setsystemtime.html
        SystemTimeToFileTime http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/systemtimetofiletime.html
Timers
    API Calls
        KillTimer http://www.vbapi.com/ref/k/killtimer.html
        QueryPerformanceCounter http://www.vbapi.com/ref/q/queryperformancecounter.html
        QueryPerformanceFrequency http://www.vbapi.com/ref/q/queryperformancefrequency.html
        SetTimer http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/settimer.html
Tool Help
    API Calls
        CreateToolhelp32Snapshot http://www.vbapi.com/ref/c/createtoolhelp32snapshot.html
        Process32First http://www.vbapi.com/ref/p/process32first.html
        Process32Next http://www.vbapi.com/ref/p/process32next.html
Users and Usage
    Automatic (NT) logon http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip080002.html
    Get user name
        http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip020008.html
        http://www.vb-world.net/api/tip20.html
    Enumerate logged on users (NT) http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip060006.html
    Enumerate domain & local users (NT) http://www.andreavb.f2s.com/tip060001.html
    Logging usage http://www.vb-world.net/api/tip120.html
    Logging executable usage http://www.vb-world.net/api/tip121.html
Visual Basic IDE
    See if app is running in IDE http://www.vbworld.com/api/tip506.html
Window Classes
    API Calls
        GetClassInfo http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getclassinfo.html
        GetClassInfoEx http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getclassinfoex.html
        GetClassLong http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getclasslong.html
        GetClassName http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getclassname.html
        GetWindowLong http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getwindowlong.html
        RegisterClass http://www.vbapi.com/ref/r/registerclass.html
        RegisterClassEx http://www.vbapi.com/ref/r/registerclassex.html
        SetClassLong http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/setclasslong.html
        SetWindowLong http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/setwindowlong.html
        UnregisterClass http://www.vbapi.com/ref/u/unregisterclass.html
Window Procedures
    API Calls
        CallWindowProc http://www.vbapi.com/ref/c/callwindowproc.html
        DefWindowProc http://www.vbapi.com/ref/d/defwindowproc.html
Window Properties
    API Calls
        EnumPropsEx http://www.vbapi.com/ref/e/enumpropsex.html
        GetProp http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getprop.html
        RemoveProp http://www.vbapi.com/ref/r/removeprop.html
        SetProp http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/setprop.html
Windows
    API Calls
        BringWindowToTop http://www.vbapi.com/ref/b/bringwindowtotop.html
        CreateWindowEx http://www.vbapi.com/ref/c/createwindowex.html
        DestroyWindow http://www.vbapi.com/ref/d/destroywindow.html
        EnableWindow http://www.vbapi.com/ref/e/enablewindow.html
        EnumChildWindows http://www.vbapi.com/ref/e/enumchildwindows.html
        EnumThreadWindows http://www.vbapi.com/ref/e/enumthreadwindows.html
        EnumWindows http://www.vbapi.com/ref/e/enumwindows.html
        FindWindow http://www.vbapi.com/ref/f/findwindow.html
        FindWindowEx http://www.vbapi.com/ref/f/findwindowex.html
        FlashWindow http://www.vbapi.com/ref/f/flashwindow.html
        GetActiveWindow http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getactivewindow.html
        GetDesktopWindow http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getdesktopwindow.html
        GetForegroundWindow http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getforegroundwindow.html
        GetParent http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getparent.html
        GetTopWindow http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/gettopwindow.html
        GetWindow http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getwindow.html
        GetWindowRect http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getwindowrect.html
        GetWindowText http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getwindowtext.html
        GetWindowTextLength http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getwindowtextlength.html
        GetWindowThreadProcessId http://www.vbapi.com/ref/g/getwindowthreadprocessid.html
        IsChild http://www.vbapi.com/ref/i/ischild.html
        IsIconic http://www.vbapi.com/ref/i/isiconic.html
        IsWindow http://www.vbapi.com/ref/i/iswindow.html
        IsWindowEnabled http://www.vbapi.com/ref/i/iswindowenabled.html
        IsZoomed http://www.vbapi.com/ref/i/iszoomed.html
        MoveWindow http://www.vbapi.com/ref/m/movewindow.html
        SetActiveWindow http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/setactivewindow.html
        SetForegroundWindow http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/setforegroundwindow.html
        SetParent http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/setparent.html
        SetWindowPos http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/setwindowpos.html
        SetWindowText http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/setwindowtext.html
        ShowWindow http://www.vbapi.com/ref/s/showwindow.html
        WindowFromPoint http://www.vbapi.com/ref/w/windowfrompoint.html
    Always on top
        http://blackbeltvb.com/free/ontop.htm
        http://www.vb-world.net/api/tip4.html
    Disable minimize button http://blackbeltvb.com/free/nomin.htm
    Regions http://www.vbworld.com/demos/winrgn/ ;   
    View Class name & text http://blackbeltvb.com/free/classspy.htm
Win Help
    http://www.vbexplorer.com/winhelpapi.asp
    http://www.vbworld.com/api/helpapi/
    http://www.vb-world.net/api/helpapi/
    API Calls
        WinHelp http://www.vbapi.com/ref/w/winhelp.html

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