Help me to solve this winsock problem.

I try to do a program for sharing file.  I need to send a list of file name (string) to remote pc.

file is a fileListBox
this is my loop to send data.

For c = 0 To file.ListCount
  winsockBrowse.SendData "<File>" & file.List(c)
  DoEvents
  msgbox "Pause"
Next c

The other side will received these data and add to a list box.

My problem is the data didn't add properly to list box.
something like this happen..
<File>c:\a.txt
<File>c:\b.txt<File>c.txt<File>d.txt......
<File>c:\z.txt

if i put a message box in the loop, then everything is ok.
How to solve this problem?
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yongyihAsked:
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Julian_KConnect With a Mentor Commented:
The problem is that you do not send any delimiters between the file names. So, when you send them one by one with a big pause between, they come in parts and that's ok, but if you skip your messagebox, they will fill the buffer and then be sent together as one string.
There are two simple approaches to your problem:
First is - add delimiters between the file names, while sending them one by one. Then on the reciever side, check for these delimiters (say chr(1) - this will never be found in a file name (: ) and split the string.

Second is - Add all filenames in a special-character delimited string. You can do this easily with the JOIN function that joins the elements of a varray into a delimited string.

Hope this helps.

Julian.
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priya_pbkCommented:
try 'sleep' instead of msgbox

Private Declare Sub Sleep Lib "kernel32" (ByVal dwMilliseconds As Long)

'and write this in place of msgbox
sleep(2000) 'sleeps for 2 sec

Hope this helps!

-priya
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priya_pbkCommented:
how abt sending the fileListbox values in an "Array". This way you won't require a loop while sending data. Just send the array with values.

-priya
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Julian_KCommented:
To: priya_pbk
Sending directly an array... it may become too complicated, because the mscomm control maintains only binary and string. There will be conversions, that may lead to unwanted results. Pausing after each chunk of data is also not a good idea. This may take hours on a long list.
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yongyihAuthor Commented:
Thank you for your help.
priya_pbk also can solve my problem but performance very slow.
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