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Dial the phone

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I would like to have a command button that would dial a number, via my modem, that is in a text box.  What code do I need in the command button click?
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by:Marine
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Lee you would need to use MSCOM control i think its the name of it. To connect. I am interested in this myself. Has anyone can offer me a book on communication for VB programming ? I'd appriciate a lot. Also can i use that control to connect to computers and have a simple chat program going ?Thanks
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by:Ruchi
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"Dialling the Phone without MSCOMM control"

http://www.vb-world.net/tips/tip143.html

"Create your own internet comms software by allowing users to dial a phone number through their modem."

http://www.vbsquare.com/tips/tip170.html
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there is a prog on the vb6 cd that does this
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by:Lee5
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What is it's name?  Can't find it.
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by:bruintje
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in a normal setup I have it here

"C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio\MSDN98\98VSa\1033\SAMPLES\VB98\Dialer\DIALER.VBP"

if it isn't there or not on the disk then look for it on the CD, or download it from the webreference I gave earlier.

:O)Bruintje
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