I would like to thank James Atkin for sharing his ActiveX trials with all
A simple question emerges and I am interested in other peoples input.
Is ActiveX worth the hassle?
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From: James Atkin
Sent: Wednesday, July 21, 1999 7:29 AM
Subject: vrf - More on ActiveX Control Registrat
Further to my previous EMail regarding the Registration of ActiveX
have posted the following message to a Microsoft Newsgroup .... waiting
I am using Hewlett Packard's HP Vee Development Software (for Test and
Purposes). Their software allows the use of ActiveX controls, and in my
specifically the Common Dialog and Rich Text Box (from VS6 with SP3) -
Under Windows 95.
Vee does not fully support ActiveX controls which need to be Registered
this is the case), so somehow, all the machines running the Vee software
to have these two controls installed and registered (I assume in the
I have tried several methods to Register ActiveX components on our target
with varying success.
The only method I have got to work flawlessly so far is to install Visual
with Custom install - Select ONLY the ActiveX components (i.e. No
languages, development tools etc)
How does this stand with regards to for Visual Studio Licensing ?
I have none of the actual package installed, and I am using only the
distributable OCX files ?
We use Novell Application Launcher to produce 'Patch' files for stations.
patch method eliminates the need to use the Visual Studio Setup program,
will simply update the registry and Add/Delete files as specified in the
The only files which will be installed are the 'differences' were between
and 'After' The ActiveX Components have been installed.
Anyone have any comments on this, or advice as to whom to contact
Licensing Issues ?
If this is a licensing issue, is the ActiveX components module available
single unlicensed setup program ?
Thanks for any advice,
Date: Wed, 21 Jul 1999 14:07:44 +0100
From: James Atkin <James.Atkin@wireless.comdev.ca>
To: hpvxd_xc <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: vrf - More on ActiveX Control Registration