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    As you pointed out, there are more conventional...

    As you pointed out, there are more conventional ways to implement a dynamic end condition or a variable STEP. The FOR loop should be used where the number of iterations is known and the increment is...
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    File names in a unicode world

    I'm seeing more and more instances of filenames that include unicode characters -- even among usenet binaries. Often these characters are open and close quotes (double and single). I'm guessing...
  3. I was confounded by the differing results between...

    I was confounded by the differing results between the DT_DateTimeAddSeconds and DT_DateTimeSubSeconds functions. I assumed they would give identical results (right or wrong) as they do when the bug...
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    There is no question that it is possible. The...

    There is no question that it is possible. The question is whether you must reinvent the wheel.

    Rather than pasting code block after code block, perhaps you can explain in human terms what it is...
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    Variant types are a very powerful tool, but...

    Variant types are a very powerful tool, but imagine what happens when you encounter a formula that refers to cells that contain other formulas or worse, circular references.But does it make sense to...
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    Arrays, by definition, are nice rectangular...

    Arrays, by definition, are nice rectangular tables of a single data type. In contrast, spreadsheets have a number of data types (strings, numbers, dates, booleans, formulas, hyperlinks) scattered...
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    Probably the easiest way to start is using...

    Probably the easiest way to start is using "Regular Expressions". The ThinBASIC unit is called "VBRegExp". Regular expressions are well beyond the scope of an inexperienced programmer (as is the...
  8. DT_DateTimeSubSeconds breaking in late December

    Here's a fun one::D

    Watch what happens to the result when the day goes from December 29th to December 30th.

    I also tried adding -1 second with a different result.
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    Re: File attributes/status bits/protection bits

    That was fast! I much appreciate your quick efforts.
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    File attributes/status bits/protection bits

    There are a handful of functions that depend on them, but I haven't found a way tinker with them directly. How does one go about getting or setting the flags (Hidden, Archive, Read-only, System) on a...
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