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    VB6 Properties

    I'm looking for a feature that shows all the properties of EVERYTHING in a form - but only those that have changed from default.

    It's so I can complete some documentation for uni. Where can I find this? I'm sure it exists.

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    Just the form or all controls on the form?

    If it's just the form then create a new project, save it and then run windiff or similar to show the differences between your form and a default form.

    You could do this for each control but it starts to get to be hard work.

    Of course, the easiest way would be to just go back to your project plan which will list all the settings you're going to make to the controls :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by srochford View Post
    Of course, the easiest way would be to just go back to your project plan which will list all the settings you're going to make to the controls :-)
    Erm, yeah. If I'd done that I wouldn't be asking the question

    Our lecturer said to do it backwards - make it THEN document it.

    I know there's a feature that does this, I just can't find it.

    P.S. ALL properties for ALL elements on a form (but only where they have been changed from the default)

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    cant you just document what you change - then those would be the changes that were made that are not default ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mac_shinobi View Post
    cant you just document what you change - then those would be the changes that were made that are not default ?
    We're missing the point. Normally, yes I would. But because my lecturer told us all to produce the program before we design it (have no idea why but that's how it is) I am left without that option.

    It may be a case where I have to manually view each element for things that have changed from default, but as I keep saying I'm sure there is a way to do this. Somebody has shown me before, I just can't remember who or how.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hightower View Post
    We're missing the point. Normally, yes I would. But because my lecturer told us all to produce the program before we design it (have no idea why but that's how it is) I am left without that option.

    It may be a case where I have to manually view each element for things that have changed from default, but as I keep saying I'm sure there is a way to do this. Somebody has shown me before, I just can't remember who or how.
    If you figure it out or how to do the above let me know as would be handy - Havent used vb 6 for a while.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mac_shinobi View Post
    If you figure it out or how to do the above let me know as would be handy - Havent used vb 6 for a while.
    Yeah, will do. Come to think of it, there's a lad at uni who's really handy with VB6 - must have been him who showed me.

    I'll drop him an email....

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    Right, took me a while but I found it out. If you open the FRM file with a text editor you will get all the changed (and only the changed) properties. Doddle really.



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