Monthly Archives: April 2005

recently as i was working on an email management application using mysql server, vfp8 and some email components from adminsystem, a need to better distinguish the different status of emails (read, replied, forwarded, acknowledged, flagged and so on) arose. so vfp grid's numerous property regarding forecolor and backcolor (static or dynamic) where put to good use. i got the inspiration from mozilla's thunderbird email client. below is the test program i used and later improved and adapted in my email management application. dynamiccurrentcontrol was used to show different icons for the different email status. by the way, you… Continue reading

a few months back, i was asked to consolidate all the graphics related files (jpg, bmp, gif ad etc.)  for a certain vfp project. so i proceeded to transfer all graphics file into one folder. at the same time forms where transferred to a new folder as well. i know that if you just set the correct path with the set path command all will be well when you open the project for the first time. but as it happened the path was not set up correctly when the project was opened vfp, thus most of the forms lost it's reference to… Continue reading

early this week (04 april, monday) my folks (mom and dad) called to inform me that they are fetching my wife and kid today to go to this famous mountain resort called the  mambukal mountain resort. my folks live in victorias city, so they will be travelling for about 61 kilometers to the resort. this place's great.  mambukal resort lies 1,200 feet above sea level and serves as a gateway to the mt. kanlaon volcano. well, surely they will be having loads of fun there, while i'll be stuck here infront of my pc doing what else...… Continue reading

some of you (especially those @ must have remembered me complaining that i can't read my mails from yahoo and hotmail and even had problems posting at and logging in at well recently i decided to change my lan cable with a store bought one, the sales person claimed that this one's better and blah blah (”,) and viola all of my previous problems had vanished. well i guess my old lan cable (the one running from my 4 port router to my pc) has degraded over time or maybe had breaks in the wire(s) inside.… Continue reading