Tips on translating from VB6

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tbalazs
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Tips on translating from VB6

Post by tbalazs » Tue Sep 29, 2009 4:01 pm

Does anyone have experience of recoding a VB6 project into Rev? Is it a question of starting from scratch or are there some shortcuts that people can recommend?
Thanks for any help.
Tony.

chriswood
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Tips on translating from VB6

Post by chriswood » Sat Oct 17, 2009 9:55 am

Tony,

I've done a little VB6 & alot of VBA programming and Rev is a totally different animal. I'm afraid it's gonna be starting from scratch.

The thing that confused me the most was that there is no way to pick 'Event handlers' for controls - you need to look them up in the dictionary!

Best Regards

Chris

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Post by shadowslash » Sat Oct 17, 2009 12:04 pm

Some of the basics is that VB6 mostly relies on variable setting in such a way as the example below:

TextField1.text = "Test"

Where as, if you are going to set TextField1's content to "Test" using Transcript programming, you would use a much different code like below:

put "Test" into field "TextField1"

As far as I know, that's pretty much how it works... Image
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