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Posted 24 May 2004

Simple Send using Net Send

, 24 May 2004
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Simple front end for sending text messages over LAN


This article shows a basic front-end for Net Send that allows sending messages to multiple recipients.

Using the code

The heart of the whole operation lies below :-

If lstnames.SelectedItems.Count > 0 Then
  For Each strSeleted As String In lstnames.SelectedItems
    'somehow a list item is in fact a string
     Dim strname As String = " " & strSeleted
     Dim lngPos As Long = 1
         Dim lretval As Long = Shell("net send " & strname & _
    " """ & Mid(strMessage, lngPos, iChunk) & """", vbHide)
         lngPos += iChunk
         'pause to stop out of sequence message chunks
     Loop Until lngPos > Len(strMessage)
     strStatus &= strname.ToString
  Next strSeleted
End If

Points of Interest

Very useful for sending error messages to nearby developers.


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