Visual Basic Concepts

Visual Studio 6.0

Using ActiveX Controls

This section provides an introduction and scenarios to help you get started with the ActiveX controls — formerly called OLE controls — included with the Microsoft Visual Basic Professional Edition. Start here for general information and for suggestions and code to use when developing your applications. More detailed reference information, including links to properties, methods, and events associated with each control, is included in the Language Reference.


ActiveX Controls Overview

An introduction to ActiveX controls, including installation, upgrade, control class names, and distribution.

Using the ActiveX Controls

Introduction to most of the ActiveX controls included with Visual Basic, along with many scenarios (including code) illustrating ways to use them.