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Visual Basic 6.0 Upgrade Sample 

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This example shows an application in Visual Basic 6.0 and how that application might be upgraded to Visual Basic 2005.

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This sample code is provided to illustrate a concept and should not be used in applications or Web sites, as it may not illustrate the safest coding practices. Microsoft assumes no liability for incidental or consequential damages should the sample code be used for purposes other than as intended.

To open the sample file in Solution Explorer

  1. Click Download Sample.

    The File Download message box appears.

  2. Click Open, and on the left column of the zip folder window, click Extract all files.

    The Extraction Wizard opens.

  3. Click Next. You can change the directory that the files will be extracted to, and then click Next again.

  4. Make sure that the Show extracted files check box is selected, and click Finish.

  5. Double-click the sample's .sln file.

    The sample solution is displayed in Solution Explorer. You might get a security warning that says the solution location is not trusted. Click OK to continue.

  6. Open the Visual Basic 6.0 project in Visual Basic 6.0.

To run this sample

  • Press F5.


Some of the changes made are:

  • Object-oriented approach   The classes Tape, Recorder, Channel, and TapeFrame are implemented. Modules are replaced by classes.

  • ByRef and ByVal   ByRef is replaced with ByVal where appropriate.

  • XML Comments   These comments replace the formatted comment blocks.

  • Naming conventions   Hungarian names are removed.

  • Boolean types   Boolean variables replace Integer values.

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