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Converting VB3 source (binary) to VB5

Posted on 1998-06-26
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Ok, here is my big problem. I have a old VB3 project, that I saved a long time ago in binary format. Since then, I upgraded to VB5 but now -- oh surprise -- I have to work again on that project!
Nobody that I know has VB3 anymore, so I'm in deep trouble now!!!

If there is no way to convert VB3 binary source to VB5, then could someone who still has VB3, PLEASE convert my source code to VB3 text format???

And I repeat again   === I DO NOT HAVE VB3 ANYMORE! ===

THANKS in advance to the nice person who will help me   :o)
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Question by:dufort
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by:dfhaines
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Send a zip file to David_F_Haines@BCBSMA.COM and I will convert your binary source to text.

David
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by:yowkee
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dufort,

  Download a VB3 discompiler to discompiler your VB3 application at http://www.apexsc.com/vb/ftp/misc/vbdis8.zip. And have a look at article: http://www.apexsc.com/vb/lib/lib8.html.

  You may not get all your code same as original code. The discompiler will generate meanless variable and constant. You need to modify to meaningful variable yourself.

  Regards.
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by:dufort
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I'll wait for Haines' work to review any anwser. If he succeeds, he'll get the points.

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by:dfhaines
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Dufort,

Please send the .bas file and I will convert it for you.

Thanks,
David
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by:dfhaines
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Dufort,

What is the status of your question?

David
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by:dufort
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Ok, this question is now RESERVED to dhaines, who helped me -- David, please anwser it, so you'll get the points.

And thanks for reminding me   :o)

Hugo

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dfhaines earned 40 total points
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Glad I could have helped.  The new app is slick, by the way.

David
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