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Visual Basic

Visual Basic 6 Enterprise Edition - Service Pack 5

Application Details:

Version: 6.0 Enterprise Edition
License:
URL: http://msdn.microsoft.com/vbas...
Votes: 4
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.3.4

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Test Results

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What works

Nearly everything:

    Creating / Loading / Saving projects

    Runtime and static compilation / execution 

    All tested OLE controls, such as the MSComm control

    Drawing / editing code for controls and forms

    MDI forms 

What does not

The MSDN help system works, but is unstable

Workarounds

What was not tested

Nothing

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

Followed my howto ;-) Significant work needs to be done on Wine's OLE automation (oleaut32.dll), it richedit implementation, and the HTML help system, but bypassing those DLLs allows this application to work almost flawlessly.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowFedora 13Oct 26 20101.3.4Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 9.10 "Karmic" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 25 20101.1.41Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 6.x "Squeeze"Apr 24 20101.1.38Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 9.04 "Jaunty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 07 20091.1.26N/A Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowFedora 8Mar 30 20091.1.18Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
12789 vb6 with sheridan datawidgets, grids are drawn off the window NEW View
19751 VB6 format function NEW View
20732 Icons are not rendered 100% correctly in VB6 apps NEW View
23726 Microsoft visual Basic 6.0: Crashes when adding certain characters to a programming statement NEW View
24914 Unable to resize form in visual basic 6 enterprise NEW View
30699 wine printing: barcode is not printed from VB6 application NEW View
33037 Multiple Microsoft product installers fail due to missing registry performance counter information (HKEY_PERFORMANCE_DATA 230, process object)(Visual Studio 6, eMbedded Visual C++ 4.0, SQL Server Management Studio Express 2008 R2) STAGED View
33058 Visual Basic 6 crashes when object browser is clicked NEW View
33069 Visual Basic 6 can't load any component NEW View
33239 VisualBasic arrays of User Defined Type (UDTs) with strings NEEDINFO View

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HowTo / Notes

HOWTO

2015-4-20 Admin note: this howto is very old. It has been confirmed by users to work for Wine 1.4.1,   but may not be relevant to current Wine.


By waraltca. march 25/2010

1) add the wine repository to you ubuntu.
    - On System>Administration>SoftwareOrigins
    - Click on "OtherSoftware" Tab and click on add button.
    - Paste ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa on the textbox and click on AddSource.
    - If an error is thrown, don't care about.

2) Install MDAC 2.8 and dcom98 from winetricks (http://wiki.winehq.org/winetricks)
3) Go to wine configuration>library TAB and make sure this dll are added.
    - hhcrtl.ocx (este tienen que tieparlo, no aparece en la lista)
    - odbc32
    - odbccp32
    - ole32
    - oleaut32
    - riched20
    - riched32
    - rpcrt4
    - urlmon
4) Put ole32 and rpcrt4 to (buitin, native)

5) Set the Windows emulation to Windows ME
6) Install VB6 and don't care about the java installation error message you will receive.

regards.

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