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Simutanious Event Handling Link 
Kevin Robertson     
Tue 6/30
I have a program that has a PictureBox (Time Machine) that moves alolng the width of a Panel (Time Line). I need the Panel to flash while the picture is moving.

The problem is the Panel only starts flashing after the picture has finished moving. How do I get both to occur at the same time? Read More...
Richard Rost    
Tue 6/30
That's a tough one. One of the problems Visual Basic has is that it doesn't handle asynchronous actions very well. Access VBA has a DoEvents command that you can use to allow background processes and user interaction to run while a process is in progress. I'd have to play with your project to tell you for sure how to get that to work.
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Who Wants VB 2019 Lessons? Link 
Richard Rost     
Sun 6/21
Well, I finally broke down and installed Visual Studio 2019. I have to say, I'm pretty impressed. There have been some nice changes.

Who here is looking for some updated lessons in Visual Basic using Visual Studio? Remember, this is NOT VBA for Access or Excel. It's for building standalone programs.
Alex Hedley   
Sat 6/27
I'd loved to see Access Developer 14 the Easy Access POS as a VB.NET app.

I know connecting to an Access db was planned for the original VB6 courses. Might need a few beginner courses first though.
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Convert RGB to HSV Link 
Kevin Robertson     
Mon 6/8
I am building a new version of my color picker program in VB2019 (I built a very basic version in VB6). I have successfully converted the RGB values to HSL, but cannot figure out how to convert to HSV. Read More...
Richard Rost    
Tue 6/9
Hi Kevin. I've never done this myself, but here's a page I found with a quick Google search that shows the math behind how to get it done: RGB to HSV Color Conversion
Alex Hedley   
Tue 6/9
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TXT to ListView Link 
Kevin Robertson     

I am building a small program to store my study schedule. I have successfully added the item to the List View and appended to a text file. How do I read all the data from the text file back into the List View? Read More...
Alex Hedley   
Hi Kevin

You can use System.IO to read in the text file.
Then use Split function by comma to convert to an array.

Then you could loop the array and run

Or there might be an AddRange
Kevin Robertson    
Cheers Alex. Got it working perfectly.
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Cant Find VB Link 
I have Windows 10 and I cannot find Visual Basic on it. Any suggestions?
Richard Rost    
Visual Basic doesn't normally come with Windows. You have to purchase it separately or download one of the free editions. Office applications like Excel and Access have VBA built in. See this post about the different options.
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