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by bluebird
Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: HMG General Help
Topic: Please explain a resource file
Replies: 12
Views: 559

Re: Please explain a resource file

Thanks to HMG helpers I have finally made rc files work. It does not seem obvious that you have to replace the files spec ex stopsign.bmp with a name ex. stopme bmp stopsign.bmp It would have been much easier if there were a tutorial that explained the requirement, not just an example that shows the...
by bluebird
Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: HMG General Help
Topic: Please explain a resource file
Replies: 12
Views: 559

Re: Please explain a resource file

Thanks for all the patient replies but it ain't working for me. I have seen lots of examples in the forum and samples. In my prg file there would be images referred to with the names like exitdoor.jpg and baywindow.jpg The example. rc file would include: name, type, filename for each item, example o...
by bluebird
Wed Apr 11, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: HMG General Help
Topic: Please explain a resource file
Replies: 12
Views: 559

Re: Please explain a resource file

The examples have not helped I create an rc file like myprog.rc , keeping it in the same folder as the myprog.prg file containing a list of jpgs that I use in my program like door jpg exitdoor.jpg window jpg baywindow.jpg then build the application again . If I delete the jps and run the exe just bu...
by bluebird
Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: HMG General Help
Topic: Please explain a resource file
Replies: 12
Views: 559

Re: Please explain a resource file

Sorry, I don't see how things work after all If I create a file myapp.rc with IMAGE1 BITMAP IMAGE1.BMP How odes the build process know about the .rc file. Also, Does the rc file have to have the same name as the application? Lastly, what types of resouces can be included besides BMP files Thanks
by bluebird
Sat Apr 07, 2018 3:59 am
Forum: HMG General Help
Topic: Please explain a resource file
Replies: 12
Views: 559

Re: Please explain a resource file

Thanks, I see how things work.

I noticed that the rc file on my pc looks like an adobe acrobat file. However you have to open it with notepad et.al.
by bluebird
Thu Apr 05, 2018 4:02 am
Forum: HMG General Help
Topic: Please explain a resource file
Replies: 12
Views: 559

Please explain a resource file

Dear Mentors

Cold you please explain what a resource file is, what it is for, how to use.

I see some .rc files in the SAMLPES but my Adobe reader cannot open them.

Thanks, I will await an explanation
by bluebird
Sat Mar 24, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: HMG General Help
Topic: Can a panel window be hidden/shown by code
Replies: 4
Views: 353

Re: Can a panel window be hidden/shown by code

Thanks , I'll try that idea

Who would have thought of Do Method. I did not notice a close of the panel in the samples though.
by bluebird
Sat Mar 24, 2018 1:15 am
Forum: HMG General Help
Topic: Can a panel window be hidden/shown by code
Replies: 4
Views: 353

Can a panel window be hidden/shown by code

Dear HMG I tried to implement a panel window for the first time, wanting to show/hide it by code. Modifying an old post example, my attempts failed to compile. i have included the sample code with my attempts at hiding shown within /*....*/ Is it possible to Hide/Show a panel window? Thanks for look...
by bluebird
Tue Mar 20, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: HMG General Help
Topic: Position of Yeso modal windows
Replies: 1
Views: 225

Position of Yeso modal windows

Dear HMG folk

When you create a YesNo window or any other modal types like msgstop
is there a way to position them where you would like them to appear
instead of what position they seem to like?

Thanks HMG friends
by bluebird
Thu Mar 15, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: HMG General Help
Topic: Learning HB email capability
Replies: 2
Views: 376

Learning HB email capability

Please reply with suggestions on where to learn how to send an email from HMG. I noticed some posts about HM_sendmail but where is it located and is it documented? Is it the complete answer to "how to send an email"? Is this function the easiest and / or best way to send emails Lastly, can the HMG e...