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 • BoS: Shell replacement for Windows 98 and 2000    Votes:454   Hits:9897 Rate this site
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This advanced module allows you to call API functions by name without declaring and to return values from them. It uses Assembly Language within VB code to accomplish this task.

 • CDlgEx -- Encapsulates Windows Dialog Functions in    Votes:460   Hits:10714 Rate this site
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This class includes functions for displaying most available Windows dialogs, including those commonly called from VB (e.g., File Open, File Save, Print) and those less commonly called (e.g., the system's Find All Files Dialog).

 • Complete System Tray Icon Application    Votes:445   Hits:12790 Rate this site
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A tray icon application without subclassing, encapsulated into a single form, and with all of the common system tray features.

 • DeskTop3 -- Desktop Icon Manager    Votes:480   Hits:11757 Rate this site
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This is a great sample application for anybody who wants to dive into hard core system and graphics programming.

 • Enumerate All Open Windows (Parent and Children    Votes:461   Hits:13384 Rate this site
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This demonstration application enumerates all parent windows, and each of their child window. It also displays each window's text and allows you to change this text.

 • Event Spy Control: Capture Numerous Events Not Exp    Votes:471   Hits:11352 Rate this site
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Simply add this control to your form and set one property and get a whole gamut of new events.

 • Hotkey Manager (Open Source)    Votes:475   Hits:10527 Rate this site
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This applicaton is designed to manage and implement hotkeys in Windows 95/98/NT. The application uses a number of custom Active X controls and dlls, such as an AOL style button, and custom grids and image list. The source code to all these components is included with this package. Register the compiled versions of each of these components using regsvr32, then open the file called hotkey_manager.vbg

 • Nested File Search With Wildcards using File Syste    Votes:471   Hits:9596 Rate this site
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The attached code shows how to locate files in a directory using the FileSystemObject. You can search just within the specified directory or include all subdirectories in the search.

 • Owner Drawn Label: Prints Text or Graphics on Any    Votes:473   Hits:10070 Rate this site
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I had a situation where I wanted a label below the tabs on a TabStrip control and above a ListView control. The Label control would not work because it falls behind the other controls I could have used a picturebox and printed text on it but I decided to subclass the tabstrip and print directly on it instead. That is what this project shows how to do. You should be able to duplicate this with any control that has a hWnd property. You can use it to print text or draw graphics on different control

 • Place Animated Cursors in Standard Messsageboxes*    Votes:478   Hits:11225 Rate this site
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It is possible to hook messages associated with the standard message box to play around with its restricted form (e.g. change button captions, etc.) This example goes a bit further and allows the changing of the icon from one of the four available to any (static) icon. Also, a routine is included to place an animated icon (*.ani file) on a form, or anything that has a hwnd property. By finding the hwnd of the Msgbox icon in the hook procedure, the animation can be placed in the msgbox, as shown

 • Resource Viewer for .DLLS/.EXES    Votes:494   Hits:10025 Rate this site
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This application allows you to select a .dll or .exe on a hard drive and view or save it's resources (e.g., bitmaps, icons, strings, etc. contained in a resource file associated with the binary file).

 • Shell Objects OCX    Votes:469   Hits:9741 Rate this site
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This OCX uses undocumented functions to provide a Windows Explorer, Folder View, and File List Control. Register the OCX first before using the test client.

 • Shuffle Desktop Icons Using Interprocess Memory Co    Votes:403   Hits:11657 Rate this site
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This application shows you how to send a pointer to a structure filled with data to a window owned by another process. If the windows was owned by your own process, you can use the SendMessage API call for this purpose; but if you try this in communicating with another process, a GPF will occur. In Windows 9x/ME, the workaround it to use File Mapping, because the OS places mapped files into shareable memory space. In NT/2000/XP, files are mapped into the calling process's memory area, so in

 • Simulates keystrokes using keybd_event    Votes:474   Hits:16273 Rate this site
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This class simulates keystrokes using the keybd_event API. If offers two advantages over SendKeys. First, it doesn't cause the num lock light to flicker unless you specifically press the num lock key. Secondly, it's possible to press and hold a key. Sample Usage: Dim keys As New clsKeys Dim bCapsLock As Boolean keys.GetLockStatus bCapsLock, True, True If bCapsLock Then keys.PressKeyVK keyCapsLock End If keys.PressString "Now is the time for all good men to come to " & _ "the aid of their

 • Subclass Keyboard and Mouse Events in Other Applic    Votes:481   Hits:12545 Rate this site
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This application tracks keyboard and mouse-related messages sent to windows in other applications. Version 2.0, release 03/16/01, now works in all versions of Windows.

 • Advanced Shell Class and Dll    Votes:443   Hits:11905 Rate this site
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This .dll providess the AdvShell function -- a replacement of standard Visual Basic function "Shell", and a number of other related properties:

 • Windows Information Viewer    Votes:341   Hits:8393 Rate this site
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ViewWinInfo is a windows information viewer. You can use this sample to find or select an open window, and view information about the window, such as its hwnd, size, and parent window. This project provides numerous demonstrations of the advanced technique of message hooking.

 • Activate/Deactivate the Screen Saver    Votes:394   Hits:8341 Rate this site
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Show you how to Activate/Deactivate the Screen Saver

 • Add an Icon to the System Tray    Votes:367   Hits:9383 Rate this site
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This demo application shows you how to add an icon to the system tray and popup a menu when user clicks the icon.

 • Add Scroll Bars to Controls Purely Through the API    Votes:312   Hits:7851 Rate this site
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Add Scroll Bars to Controls Purely Through the API

            
           
 






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