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API (33)
Manipulation (3)

Clipboard (3)
Box (5)

Desktop (3)
GDI (13)
Graphics (13)
Internet (2)
Comms (3)

Keyboard (2)
Mouse (1)
Shell (1)
Sprites (1)
Subclassing (3)
Box (2)

Windows (11)
Controls (10)


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NewTextBox control - adding Cut, Copy, Paste, Undo and Delete command support (18/08/99)
NewDetecting Display Size or System Colour Depth Changes (18/08/99)
NewDetecting Windows Settings Changes (18/08/99)
NewGenerating Long Sequences of Unique Numbers (18/08/99)
NewCopy the entire contents of a PictureBox to the clipboard (18/08/99)
NewCreate an API hFont from a VB StdFont object. (17/08/99)
NewGet System Display Fonts and Non-Client Area Sizes (17/08/99)
NewSystem Internet Connection - Determining How and If Connected (17/08/99)
NewCompact a Long Path Name to fit a given space (17/08/99)
HiWords and LoWords from Long Values (21/02/99)
Implementing Unsigned Right and Left Shift Operators (21/02/99)
Set Left and Right Margin of Text Boxes and Combo Boxes (21/02/99)
Add a Check Box to the left hand side of a Drop-Down Combo Box (21/02/99)
Detect when a Combo Box Drops Down or Closes Up (21/02/99)
Determine whether a file is in the Internet Explorer cache (21/02/99)
Create a VB Picture Object from a GDI Bitmap Handle (13/10/98)
Create a VB Picture from an API Icon Handle (12/10/98)
Change the drop-down width of a combo box (12/10/98)
Make a ComboBox drop down when you press the down arrow key (12/10/98)
Forcing a local or remote NT system to reboot (09/08/98)
Retrieving the Error Message for a Windows API Call Error (09/08/98)
How to Shutdown the System in Windows 9x and NT (09/08/98)
Get an RGB Colour from an OLE_COLOR (09/08/98)
Replace one Colour with another in a Picture using BitBlt (09/08/98)
Show and Hide a Form's Titlebar at run-time (09/08/98)
Get the Desktop Device Context (01/08/98)
Get a Picture of the Desktop's Contents (01/08/98)
Force an area of a Window to Repaint (01/08/98)
Prevent a window from repainting (01/08/98)
Get the state of a key at any time (01/08/98)
Read the NumLock and CapsLock key states (01/08/98)
Determine every format available on the clipboard, including custom formats (01/08/98)
Restrict Mouse Movement to an Area of the Desktop (01/08/98)
Read a custom clipboard format (01/08/98)
Create a mask image (all black for the transparent colour otherwise white) from a bitmap (01/08/98)
Start a document based on its filename (01/08/98)
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