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Trying to get access to a component embedded in an OLEObject

Trying to get access to a component embedded in an OLEObject

Trying to get access to a component embedded in an OLEObject


There is a SSTabCtl embedded in an OLEObject.  I want to get access to this object (specifically, I want to find out when it's changing tabs, and what tab it's currently displaying).

I enumerated the windows and got the HWND of the Tab Ctrl, and I tracked messages going to that object (by subclassing it), and I believe that tab changing is an internal function.  I tried creating a new ActiveX object, and setting the HWND member to my object (hoping I could manipulate it that way) but to no avail.

Does anyone know how I might be able to tell what tab is currently showing??  Please help!!


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