Microsoft C 6.0 manuals
rich.cini at verizon.net
Wed Oct 7 10:45:02 CDT 2020
Yes, for VS6, all of the docs were on two or three CDs that were installed separately. I think it was called the "MSDN Library".
On 10/7/20, 11:43 AM, "cctalk on behalf of Bjoren Davis via cctalk" <cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org on behalf of cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
I have a retail boxed set "Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0 Professional
Edition Upgrade" (P/N 659-00145).
It's stuffed with CDs, some of which I seem to remember were sent to me
after I mailed in some coupons.
There's not much paper documentation -- a "Microsoft Visual Studio
Resource Guide", "Getting Started Setup Guide for Visual Studio 6.0",
"Visual Studio Developing for Windows and the Web", and some class
The documentation appears to be on a 2 CD set "MSDN Library Visual
Studio 6.0" (P/N X03-73112 or possibly X03-55262).
There is a card "Getting Started with Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0" which
says: "The MSDN compact discs include a complete documentation set for
Visual Studio and for each of the core products."
On 10/7/2020 11:29 AM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote:
> On 10/7/20 7:23 AM, Tomas By via cctalk wrote:
>> On Wed, 07 Oct 2020 16:18:15 +0200, <dave.g4ugm at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Would then not be on MSDN cds from around that time?
>> I don't think so. I did spend some effort to locate on of those that I
>> had some reference to, but it turned out to be nothing. (And I have
>> checked at least ten MSDN CDs for this material.)
>> There are paper copies in some west coast US libraries, but I have not
>> yet gotten desperate enough to try that route.
> I don't know if I hung onto the MSC 6.0 manuals, but am looking at what
> amounts to a sizeable portion of a bookshelf that deals with 7.0.
> That's a lot of paper. Just the "Comprehensive Index and Errors" book
> looks to be somewhere around 400-500 pages.
> I don't believe that MSC was part of MSDN back then. At least I don't
> recall seeing it on my CD collection, although ISTR that there were
> services packs for it there.
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