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A Win32 API text file Viewer

Submitted on: 3/9/2019 5:06:51 PM
By: Dave Carter 
Level: Intermediate
User Rating: By 1 Users
Compatibility: VB 6.0
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     A stand-alone Win 32 API Viewer that reports missing dependencies and forward reference issues found in the declarations intended for copying. There is a Library filter for easy access to Declares, a Rolodex to filter items by first character and a text filter for more advanced filtering e.g. declarations that include a word at the start, in the middle or at the end of their name. Also there are two extra functions 'Who uses it' and 'Who does it use' just to make sure we have all the facts available to us. Data collected may also be saved to file.
The GUI works mainly by double-clicking and right-clicking items in the List Boxes; double-clicking generally adds an item for copying and right-clicking generaly pops up a menu for accessing other functions. When trying to access a popup menu from a List Box it is important to first make sure the List Box is the Active Control so click inside it first and select an item before right-clicking.
NOTE: The data file/s may not always be complete, there may be references to items that are not actually declared, these will be reported as and when they are discovered to be missing. Also, I stop loading ListBoxes at 32,767 items due to this control being realistically limited to this amount; sure, I could have added a better control but I preferred to keep project dependencies to a bare minimum.
I have included a zip of Win32 API files collected by Mr 305 @ PSC (
Help file included (work in progress). If you can not access Help inside the program then unzip and find and run the file 'Win32API.txt File Viewer.html'. Disclaimer:
Use of program/project/code at own discretion.
Please report any problems, thank you.

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