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AxHost.InvalidActiveXStateException Class

This class supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

The exception that is thrown when the ActiveX control is referenced while in an invalid state.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in system.windows.forms.dll)

public class InvalidActiveXStateException : Exception
public class InvalidActiveXStateException extends Exception
public class InvalidActiveXStateException extends Exception
Not applicable.

The public properties and methods of an ActiveX control can only be referenced after the ActiveX control has been instantiated and initialized completely; otherwise the AxHost.InvalidActiveXStateException exception is thrown. The AxHost.InvalidActiveXStateException exception class contains the name of the member that made the reference and the member type. The member type is one of the AxHost.ActiveXInvokeKind enumerated values.

The following code example overrides the constructor, and the SetAboutBoxDelegate and AttachInterfaces methods of an AxHost derived class that wraps the Microsoft Masked Edit ActiveX Control. This code requires that you have created the generated source code by running the AxImp.exe on the MSMask32.ocx file with the /source switch to generate the wrapper class to be edited. This code is only shown in C# syntax because that is the only language output by the AxImp.exe.

public AxMaskEdBox()
    :
  base("c932ba85-4374-101b-a56c-00aa003668dc") // The ActiveX control's class identifier.
{
    // Make the AboutBox method the about box delegate.
    this.SetAboutBoxDelegate(new AboutBoxDelegate(AboutBox));
}

public virtual void AboutBox()
{
    // If the instance of the ActiveX control is null when the AboutBox method 
    // is called, raise an InvalidActiveXStateException exception.
    if ((this.ocx == null))
    {
        throw new System.Windows.Forms.AxHost.InvalidActiveXStateException(
          "AboutBox", System.Windows.Forms.AxHost.ActiveXInvokeKind.MethodInvoke);
    }
    // Show the about box if the ActiveX control has one.
    if (this.HasAboutBox)
    {
        this.ocx.AboutBox();
    }
}

protected override void AttachInterfaces()
{
    try
    {
        // Attach the IMSMask interface to the ActiveX control.
        this.ocx = ((MSMask.IMSMask)(this.GetOcx()));
    }
    catch (System.Exception ex)
    {
        System.Console.WriteLine(ex.Message);
    }
}

System.Object
   System.Exception
    System.Windows.Forms.AxHost.InvalidActiveXStateException

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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