A few tips regarding programming with the Windows Api:
- incorrect type definitions may crash your program
- interrupting program execution at the wrong time is another good way to crash your app
- ending the macro without cleanig up may also lead to a crash
Most Api - functions provide a return value. In many cases a return value of '0' indicates, that the function call was unsuccessful. Other times '0' may mean, that there was no error. The return value of a function cannot be safely interpreted without the documentation.
Install and read the SDK!
The 'MSDN Library' for 'Visual Studio 6.0' is not available as D/L, but online at MS at:
Other helpful sites/links/threads:
as well as most of the cited VB-Links from the main menu.