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by Gablea
May 09, 2019 13:17
Forum: General
Topic: Displaying data on screen
Replies: 17
Views: 338

Re: Displaying data on screen

@paul Doe your welcome to email me at <the email you have> How would you define 'top of the rank'? Here, the crappiest PoS I've seen runs under XP, and most of them on Win7. There's the ocassional DOS solution, but they don't run it naively (either in compat mode or under DOSBox). Top of the range h...
by Gablea
May 09, 2019 10:48
Forum: General
Topic: Displaying data on screen
Replies: 17
Views: 338

Re: Displaying data on screen

most of what I need is just basic input screens etc that was why I though of the TUI for this project Here in the UK we have a gap between manual cash registers and to of the range EPoS systems and nothing in between hence why I want to design this app (so small business can have the advantage of EP...
by Gablea
May 09, 2019 9:03
Forum: General
Topic: Displaying data on screen
Replies: 17
Views: 338

Re: Displaying data on screen

The only reason why i was using DOS was because I know how to set up the autoexec I would use Debian in frame buffer mode but I have no idea how to auto start a program in Linux. and I would have to learn how to use FoxPro (as I know FoxPro does have a interface that can act like a Program) I am usi...
by Gablea
May 08, 2019 23:57
Forum: General
Topic: Displaying data on screen
Replies: 17
Views: 338

Re: Displaying data on screen

A GUI would be easier but it would mean learning how to use the tool kit. The software is still crashing with just the text interface (I’m working on that) The tool kits only aim at Linux and windows I would like to also support DOS (if anyone knows of a gui tool kit that works on dos I’ll be intere...
by Gablea
May 08, 2019 23:12
Forum: General
Topic: Displaying data on screen
Replies: 17
Views: 338

Re: Displaying data on screen

opps my bad I did not see that one
by Gablea
May 08, 2019 23:00
Forum: General
Topic: Displaying data on screen
Replies: 17
Views: 338

Re: Displaying data on screen

thanks for the example code

how would i deal with say 1,00 products (with a limited number on screen)
by Gablea
May 08, 2019 19:37
Forum: General
Topic: Displaying data on screen
Replies: 17
Views: 338

Displaying data on screen

hi Everyone, I hope everyone is well I would like some guidance on the following that I have been trying to work out. I have the following screen http://algpos.co.uk/freebasic/productListblnk.png what I am after is advice on the following 1. how would i display data on the screen so they line up wit...
by Gablea
Apr 11, 2019 22:06
Forum: General
Topic: Load image from MySQL
Replies: 8
Views: 304

Re: Load image from MySQL

the image that is stored in the database is a jpeg image that is just converted to BASE64 Public EncodingType As ImageFormat = ImageFormat.Jpeg Public EncodingTypeSting As String = "data:image/jpeg;base64," Public Function ConvertToBASE64(ByVal image As Image) As String Dim Image64Code As ...
by Gablea
Apr 11, 2019 14:12
Forum: DOS
Topic: Why do you still program for DOS?
Replies: 11
Views: 729

Re: Why do you still program for DOS?

I try to use DOS in my commercial projects but Im starting to hit a brick wall when it comes to database support, I wish someone who is a lot smarter then me could port the MySQL library to dos. The commercial projects I do are epos systems and I find dos is ideal for this as being a single user sin...
by Gablea
Apr 08, 2019 11:05
Forum: Libraries
Topic: xfont complie error
Replies: 3
Views: 167

Re: xfont complie error

Thanks for the tip I shall try that when I get back to the office.

Did something change then between 1.5 and 1.6?
by Gablea
Apr 08, 2019 2:01
Forum: General
Topic: Load image from MySQL
Replies: 8
Views: 304

Load image from MySQL

Hi everyone Just wanted to get your input on a function that I would like to intoduce into some of my software. I have stored in my MySQL database a image that has been converted to base64 code. Now in the VB app I can easily convert this back into a image and display it I was just wondering if that...
by Gablea
Apr 07, 2019 23:29
Forum: Libraries
Topic: xfont complie error
Replies: 3
Views: 167

xfont complie error

hi all, I have just updated my windows PC to version 1.6 and I am now getting a build error (as below) C:\FreeBASIC\1.6\fbc -s console "PoS.bas" PoS.o:fake:(.text+0x1bfa): undefined reference to `XFONT::INTERFACE::BACKCOLOR__set__(unsigned long)@8' PoS.o:fake:(.text+0x1c06): undefined refe...
by Gablea
Feb 14, 2019 8:59
Forum: General
Topic: Keyboard Function not detecting F10
Replies: 4
Views: 199

Re: Keyboard Function not detecting F10

If i know how to use that I would :) I have the following set up


Dim Key_1 as Long = "&h31"

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Do
       key = Hex(GetKeyNB)
       If key = Key_1 then
               Print "KEY 1 Was Pressed"
       End  If
   Loop Until key = 27 ' ESC
by Gablea
Feb 13, 2019 23:21
Forum: General
Topic: [Solved] How to check time and date on a file
Replies: 23
Views: 3090

Re: How to check time and date on a file

I would like to say First off Sorry for the late Replay on here I have been very busy and only just remembered to update you all

I would like to say thank-you to dodicat as his code works in Windows as well as DOS (not tried on linux yet)

how do you mark the thread as solved?
by Gablea
Feb 13, 2019 21:33
Forum: General
Topic: Keyboard Function not detecting F10
Replies: 4
Views: 199

Keyboard Function not detecting F10

Hi everyone I am using this code to control the Keyboard function GetKeyNB() as integer dim as string key key = inkey select case len(key) case 0 return 0 case 1 return key[0] case 2 return key[0] + (key[1] shl 8) end select end function It works great apart from it does not detect the F10 key. Do I...

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