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Snapshot Viewer Format In Visual Basic (not VBA)


Is it possible to create .snp files within a VB project ???

We used an Access based program that is being "upgraded" to VB (in order to make a smaller and faster .exe file). Snaphot format was used to sendout reports. Clients had only to install the viewer.

I would love to continue using this .snp format.

Can anyone help me here ?


Regards,
Jonas Roter
Rio de Janeiro - Brasil




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