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    Code Advisor for Visual Basic 6.0

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    This application plugs-in to Visual Basic 6.0 to analyze your code and suggest possible improvements.
    • Version:

      1.1

      File Name:

      code advisor for visual basic 6.exe

      Date Published:

      3/29/2006

      File Size:

      4.8 MB

        If you are programming in Visual Basic 6.0 and planning to move to Visual Basic .NET, then the Visual Basic 6.0 Code Advisor is for you.

        The Code Advisor for Visual Basic 6 is an add-in used to review your code to ensure that it meets predetermined coding standards. The coding standards are based on best practices developed by Microsoft to produce robust and easy-to-maintain code.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT, Windows XP

        In order to install the Code Advisor, you must be running Windows® 98 or later, Internet Explorer 6.0 or later, and Visual Basic 6.0. Note that the Code Advisor relies on the VBScript and MSXML components distributed in Internet Explorer 6.0. Internet Explorer is not required to be the default browser.
      • Download this executable to your local machine and double click it to install the add-in into your Visual Basic 6.0 environment.
      • Known Issue: Setup fails with Unicode characters in the installation path on non-English operating systems

        Details:During setup, specifying an installation path that contains certain Unicode characters can cause the setup to fail. To fix this problem either accept the default installation path or enter an installation path that does not contain Unicode characters.

        Known Issue: Uninstall fails to remove registry keys

        Details: When the Code Advisor is uninstalled, registry keys for the FixIt Filter settings are not removed. If you subsequently re-install the Code Advisor, your previous FixIt Filter settings will be restored instead of reverting to the default settings. In order to revert to the default settings, open Regedit.exe and delete the following keys before re-installing:

        HKEY_USERS\{….}\Software\VB and VBA Program Settings\Code Advisor for Visual Basic 6\1\
        HKEY_USERS\{….}\Software\VB and VBA Program Settings\Code Advisor for Visual Basic 6\2\
        HKEY_USERS\{….}\Software\VB and VBA Program Settings\Code Advisor for Visual Basic 6\3\
        HKEY_USERS\{….}\Software\VB and VBA Program Settings\Code Advisor for Visual Basic 6\State\

        Where {….} is a unique identifier for each user.

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