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How can I have a text flashing or blinking? Please help.

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I'm using SelText on one part of the code but I don't know how to implement it in another section.

A timer will write randomly picked 1's or 0's to the text box until the length of a string is reached. Another timer will replace the first number in the text box with the first character in the string, then the second number with the second character and so on.

I'm using SelText on the random numbers but I can't figure out how to use it when it comes to the replacement coding.

I also plan on adding some randomness with the quote placement (hence the module that doesn't do anything at the moment).

Any help will be appreciated.

Also, is there anyway to make it so the text doesn't flash at all, the text1.text=text1.text & myString I know will flash, and the SelText still flashes some but not nearly as bad. But I'd be extremely happy if there was no blinking or flashing at all.

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For example:

Let say if i got
mystring = "0 1 2 3 4 5"
once enter is press, 0 will blink,

when 2nd enter is press, 1 will blink....and so on. I did something on the timer routine. and it blink 1 character at a time.

How to make full string output? together with the blinking character? Any help?

Private Sub blinking_Timer()

If lcd_text(1).ForeColor = vbBlack Then
lcd_text(1).Text = Mid(MyString, inc, 1)
lcd_text(1).ForeColor= &HC0C0&' This is the blackground color
inc = inc + 2
lcd_text(1).ForeColor = vbBlack
End If

End Sub

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Dear Friends,

How can I make textbox or label blinking in two colors like the following attachment?

Please help.


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How do you make the text flash in a textbox?

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RESOLVED: Inserting Text Where Blinking Line Is
Say i have a command button that does

text1.text = text1.text & "whatever"

how would i make it insert this text where the blinking line is rather than at the end of the text?

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Anyone got any ideas/examples I could work from ?


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-Jeff W.

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When we want to select text in textbox programatically (like autocomplete etc.), the cursor blinks at the end of selection. How can we make it blink at the beginning of selection.
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As a new member, I do have a simple question, how do I perform a label caption to blink ?



When my label or shape moves across my blinks a lot and isnt do i fix this?

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Sorry:Blinking Again
Mattew gave me this code (which is ok. Maube the question was wrong, sorry), but i have 3 q's:
1. I want the icon blinkig too
2. How do i detect the right mousebutton in vMsg. I know the WM_NCLBUTTONDOWN
3. How do i make an infinity blinking of both

Declare Function GetWindowLong Lib "user32" Alias "GetWindowLongA" (ByVal hwnd As Long, ByVal nIndex As Long) As Long
Declare Function SetWindowLong& Lib "user32" Alias "SetWindowLongA" (ByVal hwnd As Long, ByVal nIndex As Long, ByVal dwNewLong As Long)
Declare Function CallWindowProc Lib "user32" Alias "CallWindowProcA" (ByVal lpPrevWndFunc As Long, ByVal hwnd As Long, ByVal msg As Long, ByVal wParam As Long, ByVal lParam As Long) As Long
Const GWL_WNDPROC = (-4)
Global WndProcOld As Long
Public Sub TitleFlash(frm As Form)
'TitleFlash el formulario
Dim num As Variant
Dim Y As String
With frm
Y = .Caption
.Caption = ""
current = Timer
Do While Timer - current < 0.1
For num = 0 To 50
.Caption = Y
current = Timer
Do While Timer - current < 0.1
.Caption = ""
current = Timer
Do While Timer - current < 0.1
Next num
.Caption = Y
End With
End Sub

Public Function WindProc(ByVal hwnd As Long, ByVal wMsg As Long, ByVal wParam As Long, ByVal lParam As Long) As Long
TitleFlash Form1
End If
WindProc = CallWindowProc(WndProcOld&, hwnd&, wMsg&, wParam&, lParam&)
End Function

Sub SubClassWnd(hwnd As Long)
WndProcOld& = SetWindowLong(hwnd, GWL_WNDPROC, AddressOf WindProc)
End Sub

Sub UnSubclassWnd(hwnd As Long)
SetWindowLong hwnd, GWL_WNDPROC, WndProcOld&
WndProcOld& = 0
End Sub

No Blinking

I've asked this question many times but I've not received an accurate answer. It's about how do I avoid the blinking of an object when it moves throught the screen, for example an inage. How is it?

Julio Cesar

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Hi everyone!
I have a simple question:
how can I make a label caption to blink?


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How to make the prog (that is visible in the taskbar) blinking (blue&grey)??

(I mean the bar in the taskbar ...)

Blinking Shape
In the application I'm writing the user make as choice from a listbox and then the program goes to
a specific line on the sheet to give the user a description of that choice.

I have a shape associated with each choice. I'm trying to have the shape "blink" briefly.

My code dosen't seem to work - i.e. no blink
I'm toggling visible on and off.

Is there a better way?

Dim factor As String * 1
Dim shp As Shape
Dim x As Integer, i As Integer
Dim shpName As String, j As Integer
factor = Worksheets("data").Cells(14, 3)
Select Case factor
Case Is = "b"
Worksheets("3D").Cells(17, 3).Select
shpName = "Group 15"
Case Is = "c"
Worksheets("3D").Cells(38, 3).Select
shpName = "Group 27"
Case Is = "d"
Worksheets("3D").Cells(60, 3).Select
shpName = "Group 39"
Case Is = "n"
Worksheets("3D").Cells(80, 3).Select
shpName = "Group 51"
Case Is = "s"
Worksheets("3D").Cells(101, 3).Select
shpName = "Group 63"
Case Is = "z"
Worksheets("3D").Cells(122, 3).Select
shpName = "Group 63"
Case Is = "h"
Worksheets("3D").Cells(144, 3).Select
shpName = "Group 153"
End Select
With ActiveSheet.Shapes(shpName)
For i = 1 To 1000
x = i Mod 2
Select Case x
Case Is = 0
ActiveSheet.Shapes(shpName).Visible = False

Case Is = 1
ActiveSheet.Shapes(shpName).Visible = True

End Select

Next i
End With
For Each shp In Shapes
shp.Visible = True

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I wish to blinking a text in a TextBox (in a UseForm) up to the end of the macro where I fill many sheets. Is it possible? No problem for the cpu time?
Thanks in advance about the kind support.


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if i have an image and i move it around (for example: Image1.Left = Image1.Left + 1), it starts like...blinking. How could i make it stop?

Blinking Taskbar
how do i make the taskbar blink

eg on MSN messenger , if your talking to someone and they chatting to you and the window is not active the taskbar of the program blinks

how do i do that?

Blinking On Taskbar
I've developed a sort of Chat application. What I want is make it blinking when reduced into the taskbar and arriving a message. Any Idea of how to do it?

Why The Hscroll Bar Is Blinking?
Can anyone tell me how to disable the blinking on the hscroll bar?

I put a hscroll bar on a picture box and i use the hscroll bar to scroll another picture box which is inside of the 1st picture box.

everything is working fine but the hscroll bar is keep on blinking once i scroll it.

Any solutions?

Blinking Data
i have a DB with about 1K+ records. after going through a query process, upon opening a page, the data blinks rapidly. only random data fields blink and it happens quite often.

can someone help me identify the solution please?

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