Visual Basic 6 ActiveX Control FAQ and resources for Visual Basic programmers and developers... Web resources are dwindling with the loss of Microsoft support for Visual Basic 6.0. If you know of archives for the ActiveX information, please send along the URL and I will list it. Thank you.
There are three very broad categories of controls in Visual Basic 6:
Adding and Removing ActiveX Controls
To Add an ActiveX Control to the toolbox:
1 Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Programmer's Guide, page 224; ISBN 1-57231-873-2; Microsoft Press.
To Remove an ActiveX Control from the Project:
Related Links: ActiveX Controls
ComponentSource.com Featured ActiveX / COM Components in easy to navigate database for your perusal and needs determination. Only the serious developer/programmer here.
About ActiveX Controls Includes a discussion of the security issues of ActiveX controls.
ActiveX Controls at Teebo Software Solutions This is a third-party vendor; look at their tabs and other products which you may want to add to one of your projects.(added 7/22/03)
Developing COM/ActiveX Components with Visual Basic 6.0(e-book)
A few free controls, trialware, and a large searchable collection of commercial controls.
Components at DevPower Solutions
Has several free ActiveX controls you may want to look at.
The site offers a freeware "lite" version of Access Maintainer, a utility which automates the compaction of MS Access databases. There is also a new IP-post utility which is designed to redirect traffic from a designated internet page to your PC using dynamic IP allocation.
ActiveX Components by Alvaro Redondo
Barcodes VB6 and .NET
ActiveX Controls: Refining the Control
Advanced VB topics at VBWire.com
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