Visual Basic Help - Phone-Book
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 help and Tutorials
MS-Visual Basic 6.0 & MS-Access 2003 - Crystal Reports to create a desktop software professionally

(9) Testing your VB6 Installation Package

    • The application requirements on the targeted computer would be :

    WinXp - Office 2003 installed

    • From [ \PhoneBook\Package\] directory, double-click the installation file [Setup.exe] ...

    vb6 - Setup package

    • You will see the Blue screen ....

    PhoneBook SetUp
    Click OK to continue with the setup

    vb6 - setup path

    • You will be moved to another screen to choose the setup path (keep the default path) the Program Files folder ..
    • Continue now with the installation, you will be prompted to choose the start menu group, just set the default one
    • You will find the application being installed and the files being moved to their places. If you get the Setup - Version Conflict , then choose YES to replace the Older version with the Newer version....

    SETUP version conflict

    • Congratulations ... Now you have successfully installed your application, check the application path (C:\Program Files\MyPhoneBook\) you will notice the shared files are there. Open your start menu, Programs, MyPhoneBook , you will see the exe file there, you can create a shortcut icon to the desktop now and start using it.

    vb6 start menu

    • Adding a friend to your Phone Book is easy :

    PhoneBook-Add a friend

    • Manage (Update - Delete) friends Info, like this :

    Phone Book - Update Friend

     

    • Printing a report of all friends, like this :

    Phone Book - Printing a report

Part (1) - Visual Basic 6.0 Project design and controls.
Part (2) - Microsoft Access 2003 Design for VB6 use.
Part (3) - Visual Basic 6.0 tips on how to create a nice interface for your application.
Part (4) - Visual Basic 6.0 PhoneBook project's logic.
Part (5) - Writing codes to automate Microsoft Access 2003 from VB6.
Part (6) - Using Crystal Reports with MS-Access 2003 in VB6 Project PhoneBook.
Part (7) - Building Visual Basic 6.0 desktop application.
Part (8) - Package and Deployment Wizard to pack your VB6 application project.

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