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how dll detect whether i run in runtime or ide

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i have a dll which i've with visual basic and i've make other project that call this dll...

all i want is, the dll which i've called can differenciate whether i running my project in ide or in runtime?
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by:Ark
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Public Function IsIDE() As Boolean
    On Error GoTo ErrHandler
    'because debug statements are ignored when
    'the app is compiled, the next statment will
    'never be executed in the EXE.
    Debug.Print 1 / 0
    IsIDE = False
Exit Function
ErrHandler:
    'If we get an error then we are
    'running in IDE / Debug mode
    IsIDE = True
End Function
Cheers
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by:cindafuzzy
ID: 2708390
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by:cindafuzzy
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ok... it is orait then to detect whether the program is running in ide or not

but may be i should clearify it...

i have made the dll using visual basic, the main objective of the dll is to detect whether the program calling him is running in ide or not.
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DrDelphi earned 200 total points
ID: 2708483
This will show if VB is running.


Private Declare Function FindWindow Lib "user32" Alias "FindWindowA" (ByVal lpClassName As String, ByVal lpWindowName As String) As Long

Private Sub Command1_Click()
If VBRunning Then
 MsgBox ("yes")
Else
MsgBox ("Nope")
End If
End Sub

Function VBRunning() As Boolean
If FindWindow("IDEOwner", "") = 0 Then
 VBRunning = True
Else
VBRunning = False
End If
End Function





Good luck!!
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