Hey, I've written many thousand of lines of VB, and my programmers
still laugh at me. The head of programming gave me a set of
guidelines he has developed, and I promised to follow them if I
develop anything new.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Robin Coles" <robin@ringbase.com>
To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
Sent: Monday, December 03, 2001 2:39 AM
Subject: RE: Screen scrape via funtion key


> I Don't think there is.  I'll zip some stuff up and email it.
By VB is
> self-taught so please try not to laugh :-)
>
> Cheers
> Rob
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: midrange-l-admin@midrange.com
> > [mailto:midrange-l-admin@midrange.com] On Behalf Of Brad
Jensen
> > Sent: 03 December 2001 00:57
> > To: midrange-l@midrange.com
> > Subject: Re: Screen scrape via funtion key
> >
> >
> > I'd like to see them. does midrange-L have a upload/files
area?
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Robin Coles" <robin@ringbase.com>
> > To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
> > Sent: Sunday, December 02, 2001 1:45 PM
> > Subject: RE: Screen scrape via funtion key
> >
> >
> > > If you're using MS word, you could do this using VB and the
> > Client
> > > Access remote command function.  Function key sends a remote
> > command
> > > which invokes a vb program.  VB using EHLLAPI screen scrapes
the
> > session
> > > (needs to know which one) and retrieves the mailmerge
details
> > using ADO
> > > then uses office automation to load a pre-defined document
and
> > dumps the
> > > address details into it.
> > >
> > > We've done all of this on separate projects but I've never
tried
> > to
> > > string them together.  Theory is fine....  I've got samples
of
> > the stuff
> > > we've done if it's any help.
> > >
> > > Cheers
> > > Rob
> > >
> > > > I need to update the list, folks.
> > > >
> > > > What management really wanted was th ability to have the
> > cursor on a
> > > > customer number, mash a function key, and then import the
> > customers
> > > > name and address via mailmerge into a promotions/past
due/we're
> > > > moving type of document.
> > > >
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