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by andykmv
Apr 09, 2019 9:49
Forum: Beginners
Topic: FBeginner Preview
Replies: 130
Views: 47551

Re: FBeginner Preview

I am looking for help on updating the freebasic beginners guide. I can use help on the following. ... 4. I need someone to help copy out all source code examples and place into their own files. ... I had also grabbed all the code files off Richard's website - zip file of the code files is here: htt...
by andykmv
Apr 07, 2019 21:42
Forum: Beginners
Topic: FBeginner Preview
Replies: 130
Views: 47551

Re: FBeginner Preview

@patrickw99, which document editting tool have you settled on using for this task ? (eg LibreOffice ? and version ?) i was using libreoffice 6.0.6.2 and i propose to continue using it unles you have a preferred tool to use. and i wanted to check whether you are still using the master document etc an...
by andykmv
Dec 24, 2018 20:38
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: Merry Christmas!
Replies: 11
Views: 842

Re: Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas all!
a beautiful sunny day for us in down under.
Hope you all have a fantastic day with friends and family.
by andykmv
Oct 30, 2018 1:47
Forum: Projects
Topic: WinFBE Editor and FreeBASIC Compiler (All-in-One Package) (Updated August 25, 2019)
Replies: 523
Views: 69808

Re: WinFBE Editor and FreeBASIC Compiler (All-in-One Package) (Updated October 7, 2018)

PaulSquires wrote:.... You could switch to the "Compiler Log File" tab and highlight and select the text from the log file output. You can right click to present a popup menu to select Copy, etc.

(headsmack) thanks Paul!
by andykmv
Oct 26, 2018 2:32
Forum: Projects
Topic: WinFBE Editor and FreeBASIC Compiler (All-in-One Package) (Updated August 25, 2019)
Replies: 523
Views: 69808

Re: WinFBE Editor and FreeBASIC Compiler (All-in-One Package) (Updated October 7, 2018)

Paul, can the compiler results content be made selectable so that i can select and copy messages or parts thereof in the description column ? or is there a way to do so already built in ?
by andykmv
Oct 17, 2018 2:15
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: New version?
Replies: 47
Views: 5394

Re: New version?

In my mind, to allow more contributors to be involved, I think it could go like this: ..... Next steps: 4) tag the repo with "1.06" version tag and this becomes the official source release .... throwing some thoughts out there... how about doing a staged release scheme, something like thi...
by andykmv
Oct 05, 2018 8:19
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: my best effort
Replies: 125
Views: 10569

Re: my best effort

i applaud your effort! many many moons and years ago i did some sessional teaching to instruct factory workers about using computers, communications and automated machine control basics - the students were a mix of mostly migrant workers of in their 20's-40's and while there was a formal curriculum ...
by andykmv
Sep 03, 2018 1:38
Forum: Beginners
Topic: FBeginner Preview
Replies: 130
Views: 47551

Re: updating the FreeBasic Beginner's Guide

I have read through chunks of the source documents for this book on @patrickw99 's github page https://github.com/patrickw99/Freebasic_user_guide and it's apparent some work is needed to resync the source documents with the pdf content, so has any work started yet @patrickw99 ? i am interested in he...
by andykmv
Aug 04, 2018 22:23
Forum: Projects
Topic: Calendar Calculations Class for Windows
Replies: 8
Views: 1178

Re: Calendar Calculations Class for Windows

this looks interesting! and that's very nice work on the library. i was looking at date time stuff this morning (as part of an ongoing project) and happened to be reading about ICU library http://site.icu-project.org/ which at a quick scan seemed to have some relevant stuff in it and draws on the ia...
by andykmv
Aug 03, 2018 23:33
Forum: Libraries
Topic: modification to winbase.bi
Replies: 2
Views: 496

Re: modification to winbase.bi

Josep Roca wrote:There is not need to modify anything. Just add #define _WIN32_WINNT &h0602 before #include "windows.bi".


(smacks forehead) bingo! thanks for that @Josep Roca - i feel like i am starting to get a handle on using third party and ms libraries now!
by andykmv
Aug 03, 2018 22:42
Forum: Libraries
Topic: modification to winbase.bi
Replies: 2
Views: 496

modification to winbase.bi

i have been working on a project processing date time records from a system and I needed time zone information to aid processing this data. the information i needed to access include the current time zone name (in my case, AUS Eastern Standard Time or AEST) and whether or not i am currently in dayli...
by andykmv
Jul 10, 2018 12:50
Forum: Libraries
Topic: excel file reading utilities and libraries to use with freebasic
Replies: 12
Views: 2162

Re: excel file reading utilities and libraries to use with freebasic

marcov wrote:.... you need to get some excel reading library (readxl, libxl) and use that. (though C++ ones will be hard).


i am not sure where to start with readxl - have you used it yourself ? has anyone converted the headers ?
by andykmv
Jul 10, 2018 12:45
Forum: Libraries
Topic: excel file reading utilities and libraries to use with freebasic
Replies: 12
Views: 2162

Re: excel file reading utilities and libraries to use with freebasic

using fbfrog https://github.com/dkl/fbfrog I translated the libxl header and posted some examples here https://www.freebasic.net/forum/viewtopic.php?p=233695#p233695 that's the thread i first looked at and why i dug in to look at libxl! nice work on the header conversion - i have been using the bi ...
by andykmv
Jul 10, 2018 11:34
Forum: Libraries
Topic: excel file reading utilities and libraries to use with freebasic
Replies: 12
Views: 2162

Re: excel file reading utilities and libraries to use with freebasic

this is a work in progress and is just a few snippets really to just read out some cell values...the main code sample i used was from the libxl website & some ideas off stackflow. #include "libxl.bi" #inclib "xl" Declare Function xlwrite () As long Declare Function xlread () ...
by andykmv
Jul 10, 2018 11:22
Forum: Libraries
Topic: excel file reading utilities and libraries to use with freebasic
Replies: 12
Views: 2162

Re: excel file reading utilities and libraries to use with freebasic

Interesting thread, but a bit confused. I wish there was a simple example showing how to get raw data from active sheet, RxCx:RyCy. i have a bit of working code now using the libxl library - nice library, a bit of work though having to figure out utilisation of the library as there are only a few e...

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