You may still see the occasional Go To hanging around but, for the most part you will be in unfamiliar territory.
For one thing, the word Basic in Visual Basic is not an acronym anymore. When the language was invented in the early 70's, BASIC stood for ode, thus the acronym (word formed from the first letter of several words, in upper-case).
In my defense, picture to yourself, if you can, that as I write this I see outside my window that there is a metre of fresh snow on the ground and the temperature is a windy -12 However, as a French-Canadian I do have a few things in common with you in that I am not an American either and I too have to get by with English as a second language.
If you have suggestions that would make the tutorials more interesting, please do not hesitate to pass them along.
| MSDN Data Walkthroughs VBForums Database Development FAQ My Code Bank Submissions: VB | C# My Blog: Data Among Multiple Forms (3 parts) Beginner Tutorials: VB | C# | SQL I found the above code by jmcilhinney to be very helpful. I eventually fixed this by adding one line of code into the Sub Textbox1_Validating(...).
The line I added comes after the first line in the Sub Textbox1_Validating If you follow the Code Bank link in my signature you'll find a link to my Numeric Text Box thread, which provides a custom Text Box control that was written much more recently than the post here to handle just about any numeric format, including currency.
And while it is still Instruction Code, it is more than Symbolic now. NET textbox, which event handler is better to use: Validating or Leave?