The new vbAccelerator Site - more VB and .NET Code and Controls

Index by Subject

Tips
All Tips
By Date
By Subject


API (33)
Bit
Manipulation (3)

Clipboard (3)
Combo
Box (5)

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

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

Windows (11)
Windows
Controls (10)



Submit



NOTE: this page has been superceded by the version at the new site.

API

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

Bit Manipulation

NewGenerating Long Sequences of Unique Numbers (18/08/99)
HiWords and LoWords from Long Values (21/02/99)
Implementing Unsigned Right and Left Shift Operators (21/02/99)

Clipboard

NewCopy the entire contents of a PictureBox to the clipboard (18/08/99)
Determine every format available on the clipboard, including custom formats (01/08/98)
Read a custom clipboard format (01/08/98)

Combo Box

Add a Check Box to the left hand side of a Drop-Down Combo Box (21/02/99)
Change the drop-down width of a combo box (12/10/98)
Detect when a Combo Box Drops Down or Closes Up (21/02/99)
Make a ComboBox drop down when you press the down arrow key (12/10/98)
Set Left and Right Margin of Text Boxes and Combo Boxes (21/02/99)

Desktop

Get a Picture of the Desktop's Contents (01/08/98)
Get the Desktop Device Context (01/08/98)
Restrict Mouse Movement to an Area of the Desktop (01/08/98)

GDI

NewCompact a Long Path Name to fit a given space (17/08/99)
NewCopy the entire contents of a PictureBox to the clipboard (18/08/99)
Create a mask image (all black for the transparent colour otherwise white) from a bitmap (01/08/98)
Create a VB Picture from an API Icon Handle (12/10/98)
Create a VB Picture Object from a GDI Bitmap Handle (13/10/98)
NewCreate an API hFont from a VB StdFont object. (17/08/99)
Force an area of a Window to Repaint (01/08/98)
Get a Picture of the Desktop's Contents (01/08/98)
Get an RGB Colour from an OLE_COLOR (09/08/98)
NewGet System Display Fonts and Non-Client Area Sizes (17/08/99)
Get the Desktop Device Context (01/08/98)
Prevent a window from repainting (01/08/98)
Replace one Colour with another in a Picture using BitBlt (09/08/98)

Graphics

NewCompact a Long Path Name to fit a given space (17/08/99)
NewCopy the entire contents of a PictureBox to the clipboard (18/08/99)
Create a mask image (all black for the transparent colour otherwise white) from a bitmap (01/08/98)
Create a VB Picture from an API Icon Handle (12/10/98)
Create a VB Picture Object from a GDI Bitmap Handle (13/10/98)
NewCreate an API hFont from a VB StdFont object. (17/08/99)
Force an area of a Window to Repaint (01/08/98)
Get a Picture of the Desktop's Contents (01/08/98)
Get an RGB Colour from an OLE_COLOR (09/08/98)
NewGet System Display Fonts and Non-Client Area Sizes (17/08/99)
Get the Desktop Device Context (01/08/98)
Prevent a window from repainting (01/08/98)
Replace one Colour with another in a Picture using BitBlt (09/08/98)

Internet

Determine whether a file is in the Internet Explorer cache (21/02/99)
NewSystem Internet Connection - Determining How and If Connected (17/08/99)

Interprocess Comms

NewCopy the entire contents of a PictureBox to the clipboard (18/08/99)
Determine every format available on the clipboard, including custom formats (01/08/98)
Read a custom clipboard format (01/08/98)

Keyboard

Get the state of a key at any time (01/08/98)
Read the NumLock and CapsLock key states (01/08/98)

Mouse

Restrict Mouse Movement to an Area of the Desktop (01/08/98)

Shell

Start a document based on its filename (01/08/98)

Sprites

Create a mask image (all black for the transparent colour otherwise white) from a bitmap (01/08/98)

Subclassing

Detect when a Combo Box Drops Down or Closes Up (21/02/99)
NewDetecting Display Size or System Colour Depth Changes (18/08/99)
NewDetecting Windows Settings Changes (18/08/99)

Text Box

Set Left and Right Margin of Text Boxes and Combo Boxes (21/02/99)
NewTextBox control - adding Cut, Copy, Paste, Undo and Delete command support (18/08/99)

Windows

Add a Check Box to the left hand side of a Drop-Down Combo Box (21/02/99)
NewDetecting Display Size or System Colour Depth Changes (18/08/99)
NewDetecting Windows Settings Changes (18/08/99)
Determine whether a file is in the Internet Explorer cache (21/02/99)
Forcing a local or remote NT system to reboot (09/08/98)
How to Shutdown the System in Windows 9x and NT (09/08/98)
Retrieving the Error Message for a Windows API Call Error (09/08/98)
Set Left and Right Margin of Text Boxes and Combo Boxes (21/02/99)
Show and Hide a Form's Titlebar at run-time (09/08/98)
NewSystem Internet Connection - Determining How and If Connected (17/08/99)
NewTextBox control - adding Cut, Copy, Paste, Undo and Delete command support (18/08/99)

Windows Controls

Add a Check Box to the left hand side of a Drop-Down Combo Box (21/02/99)
Change the drop-down width of a combo box (12/10/98)
Detect when a Combo Box Drops Down or Closes Up (21/02/99)
NewDetecting Windows Settings Changes (18/08/99)
Force an area of a Window to Repaint (01/08/98)
Get an RGB Colour from an OLE_COLOR (09/08/98)
Make a ComboBox drop down when you press the down arrow key (12/10/98)
Prevent a window from repainting (01/08/98)
Set Left and Right Margin of Text Boxes and Combo Boxes (21/02/99)
NewTextBox control - adding Cut, Copy, Paste, Undo and Delete command support (18/08/99)
color="#000000" face="verdana,arial,helvetica" size="2">

AboutContributeSend FeedbackPrivacy

Copyright 1998-1999, Steve McMahon ( steve@vbaccelerator.com). All Rights Reserved.
Last updated: 18/08/99