This detailed guide for programmers, developers, and computer enthusiasts shows how to get the most from parallel port in any application or project. The Visual-Basic code and circuit designs include examples that use the new enhanced (EPP) and expanded (EPC) modes.An excellent resource for Visual Basic programmers looking to interface hardware through standard ports. Anyone designing hardware to work with a parallel port is well advised to add this book to their library.
[ Team LiB ] Controlling How Outlook Opens Use the following switches to control how you start Outlook, including switches that enable you to disable the Navigation Pane or reading pane. You can also use switches to select a specific profile when Outlook loads, disable Outlook's capability to check whether it's the default mail client, and disable an automatic mail check. Additional startup switches are discussed in the "Diagnostic Switches" section, including /Safe switches and switches used to clean special items, such as reminders or rules.
Customizing a Network Using the Registry It's impossible to provide a complete reference for all of Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 networking in a single chapter (for example
The GetSql* methods and Sql* types are defined in the System.Data.SqlTypes namespace, and they are specific to SQL Server. In addition, the GetSql* methods are specific to the SqlDataReader class. Using the GetSql
An Example of Using the Get* Methods Let's take a look at an example that reads the ProductID, ProductName, UnitPrice, UnitsInStock, and Discontinued columns from the Products table using the Get* methods.
Using the Default Sort Algorithm If you want to sort the DataRowView objects in your DataView based on the primary key of your DataTable, you can use a shortcut. Instead of setting the Sort property of your DataView
Using the Office Save My Settings Wizard Office includes a Save My Settings Wizard that saves your Office and Outlook settings and enables you to move them to a new computer or restore the settings if you reformat your computer
[ Team LiB ] Recipe 1.13 Using the Data Link Properties Dialog Box Problem You want to display the Data Link Properties dialog box from an application so that users can create their own database connections just as they can from the Server Explorer window in the Visual Studio .NET IDE.