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ActiveX controls and Access

ActiveX controls and Access

ActiveX controls and Access

I have a VB6 application that uses the DirListBox and DriveListBox controls. I want to be able to use these controls in an Access97 application I'm developing. I can't seem to get them registered to work in Access. Does anyone know if it can be done or are there any other controls that can do the same job. I don't want to have to write my own if I can use something that I know works already.

Any help on this would be greatly appreciated.

RE: ActiveX controls and Access

I have used the Common Dialog box in Access. I suppose that any .DLL will work.  
But you have to have the .OCX or .DLL file available for anyone who uses the Access database.

You can use this program to register the .OCX

RegSvr32.Exe, a utility program that ships with Visual Basic and allows you to register DLL's and other files into the system registry.


RegSvr32.Exe c:\Winnt\system32\xxxxxxxx.dll  ' Note this is for Windows NT 4.0

DougP, MCP
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