hi guys i have created a database for a friend which seems to be running ok (for now) my front end im using vb.net . what i need to do is make alterations to the same database which is on my computer ie add fields which i can do then update his database ,my only concern is as i dont have his data i would be afraid of overwriting and he loses his data is there a way if i update his he wont lose data thank you for your help

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hi guys havent been here for a while , im a fairly competent vb.net programer but have a problem think im just missing something ,im working on a fairly big project but im gonna keep this question small and simple . if i have 2 forms amd one module the module contains a public var user1 = string my first form has text box and button 2nd form a label and button now i enter text into text box press button form 1 closes form2 opens and label displays var contents i press button on form 2 form closes form …

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hi guys this is probley simple and i have an external board controlling various things on the board is a button which i would like when pressed activates code within a button on my vb form i have tried button1.select but that only well selects the button on my form rather than activate the code this code is in a timer which scans all 5 pushbuttons on my hardware [ If ReadDigitalChannel(2) = True Then Button1.Select() End If ] this is the code that the button on my form runs [ If table1 = False Then Button1.Text = "Off" table1 …

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hi guys i have written a small program to control a camera through rs485 now the program works ok for one camera but i dont seem to be able to change the byte that changes the camera number at run time through a drop down menu ie cam 1 cam 2 perhaps someone might be able to help me thanks in advance section of code array [code] Public port As String Public cam As Byte Dim cam1 As String 'Public cam As SByte Public quar() As Byte = {&HFF, &H1, &H0, &H53, &H0, &H1, &H54} Public preset() As Byte = …

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hi guys heres the problem i have a excell file which reads into a datagrid now everything works fine BUT yes theres alwas a but i want to password the excell file and have the password passed through to excell so far i have pulled out my hair teeth and now onto my toe nails any help would be brill thanks code attached 'TODO: This line of code loads data into the 'PhonedetailsDataSet.site' table. You can move, or remove it, as needed. Me.SiteTableAdapter.Fill(Me.PhonedetailsDataSet.site) [code=vbnet] Try Dim MyConnection As System.Data.OleDb.OleDbConnection Dim DtSet As System.Data.DataSet Dim MyCommand As System.Data.OleDb.OleDbDataAdapter MyConnection = New …

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hi guys im working on a project which i have almost compleated, which saves the data onto a text file (semi colon delimited ) however the second part requires me to import this file into access database by clicking a button on my projects gui, i already know how to do it the easy way open access import file but as i said it has to be done throught a one click process ,there are only 3 fileds required and the file cant be writted over only updated if any one could guild me in the right direction i would …

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hi guys i have designed software to read data from scales everything so far is so good except (yes theres always an except) part of my data arrives as 899 which is supposed to be 8.99 how can i converty this data to show 8.99 thankyou stephen

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hi guys wondering if you can help i have thrown together a rough and ready project using winsock, now it is just thrown together to see if i could get it to work the problem is (well it does work first of all) when i receive data it is in the ascii format :dispframe: 0000: 0000: : 0000 i dont need the dispframe but i would like to have the remainder in seperate text boxs by the way the project is for a set of scales which when connected sends display data to pc

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hi guys i have written a small program to receive data from a cash reg printer everything works fine but(yes theres always a but) the data from the till output is in compleat string ie bread 0.67 what i want to do is extract the last text on right and store it to excell and the first piece of text and store it in a different cell my problem is i dont know how to splilt the string into 2 . thankyou

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:'( hi guys hope you can help i have written a small project used to simulate a cash reg however i have 3 froms on it ,main,checkout and about my problem is that if i move my main form to say left had of screen when i click on checkout or about those forms open in there orginal posisition what i need to know is there anyway of locking these forms to the main form so as nomatter where the main form is on screen the other forms will open on top of it hope you understand what i m …

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hi guys i have fairly good knowledge of vb6 but cant for some reason get my head around this i want to develop program where you can add multiple names (text string) then press generate and a name is randomly selected for quiz purpose , the name or string dos'nt have to be stored in a database perminatly but would be nice hope someone can help stephen ps keep up the good work

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