Implementing "Search and Replace" functionality in your VB application is very easy. The straightforward and to-the-point algorithm that I developed for this will make it easier for you to understand it.
Latest Text Articles
Learn how to left, right, or center text within a specified length. EG. format "Hello" right justified within a length of 10 characters. " Hello". (Added: 9-Jun-1999)
Learn how to wrap the VB6 Replace command to remove any characters from a string, eg. StripOut("abcdefg", "bdf") This will return a string that had all of its 'b', 'd', and 'f' characters removed. (Added: 12-May-1999)
Discover a standard routine for formatting a name in a string'—useful for formatting fields from databases (such as ForeName, Surname, Initial etc). (Added: 12-May-1999)
Learn about a BAS file with a powerful collection of routines to handle string parsing / splitting. (Added: 4-Apr-2000)
Learn about another method to color code VB Syntax in an RTF control. (Added: 9-Jun-1999)
Latest Developer VideosMore...
Latest CodeGuru Developer Columns
The Transactional File System (TxF), which allows access to an NTFS file system to be conducted in a transacted manner through extensions to the Windows SDK API. MFC 10, has been extended to support TxF and related technologies. This support allows existing MFC applications to be easily extended to support kernel transactions.
It might be older technology, but P/Invoke is still useful today. Learn how to leverage it to your advantage.
Learn how to print with VB from inside your Windows 8.1 apps.
Arun Karthick introduces you to the state machine model and shows you how to create a simple working state machine sample using the .NET framework in the C# language.