Getting all possible solutions

Okay, this is for VB6..

What I want to know is how I can get all possible solutions of a set base of letters.

What I would want though, is to be able to 'input' 6 letters and get all the possible solutions and place them in a array. Letters CAN be the same.. For example, Letter 1 = A, Letter 2 = B, Letter 3 = B, Letter 4 = C, Letter 5 = C, Letter 6 = E, some of the results would be

ABBCCE
ABBCEC
ABBECC
ABEBCC
AEBBCC
EABBCC
ABCBCE
ACBBCE
CABBCE
...etc

It doesn't matter if there duplicates however due to the same letter, that's fine by me.. But I was hoping for a simple solution instead of manualy doing each one. Is there any way to get all the solutions? Thanks!
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Infinity08Commented:
What you want are the permutations of those 6 characters :

        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Permutation

There are 6! = 720 different permutations of 6 characters
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Infinity08Commented:
Here's some VB code :

        http://www.vbi.org/Items/article.asp?id=133
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ozoCommented:
If there are 2 B's and 2 C's the number of permutations would be 6!/(2!2!)
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Infinity08Commented:
>> If there are 2 B's and 2 C's the number of permutations would be 6!/(2!2!)

I was following this :

>> It doesn't matter if there duplicates however due to the same letter, that's fine by me..

;)
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