Solved

D3 ActiveForm's in C++Builder

Posted on 1997-11-08
7
273 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-04
Here's the problem:

I've made a few ActiveForm's in Delphi 3.  I've registered them and added them to the component palette in C++Builder.
I've even dragged these ActiveForm's onto a C++Builder form, compiled and executed the resulting program with no problems.   I have full intereaction with the ActiveForm from within my C++Builder app.  This all works fine.

Here's the catch...we don't want to use these ActiveForm's at design time.  We have to load them at run-time (because there will be many of them) and the user will decide which sub-module he/she wantsto work with.

So here's what I have done so far:

I took a TOleContainer and dropped it on my C++Builder form.  I then loaded the ActiveForm with the following statement:

 oc->CreateObject("OCXSubModule.Tier2SubModule", false);

This appears to work fine.  The ActiveForm is loaded into the TOleContainer.  Unfortuantely, you only get to look at the ActiveForm, you don't get to interact with it.

So, I'm beginning to wonder if TOleContainr is what I should be using.  This is my first foray into ActiveX and unfortunately my requirements are kind of unusual.

I need to know how to load in an ActiveForm at run-time given only the name of the OCX and the name of the class within (i.e. OCXSubModule.Tier2SubModule).

I need a solution in Delphi2 or C++Builder.  Delphi 2 and and C++Builder are very similar.  If you give me a D3 example, please make sure it will work as is in D2.

Thank you.  If need by, I can bump the points for this question up by about 100 more.
0
Comment
Question by:mheacock
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 4
  • 3
7 Comments
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:mheacock
ID: 1349775
Adjusted points to 300
0
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:JimBob091197
ID: 1349776
Hi again

Try "oc.DoVerb(ovShow);"  after "oc.CreateObject('...', false);".
I must be honest, I have only tried this in Delphi 3...  ;-)

JB
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:mheacock
ID: 1349777
I shall try it.
Any pointer or tip is better than no pointer or tip.
0
Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:mheacock
ID: 1349778
That worked like a charm.  Thanks.  Post as question for your A grade.
0
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:JimBob091197
ID: 1349779
Hehe...  As this was a continuation of our previous discussion, I reckon I owe you this one for free!!  So, if u want to, reject this answer and delete the question...

JB
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:mheacock
ID: 1349780
I can't reject it now...answer it again.  I'll grade.

You can owe me one of a future question if I ever have one.

Thanks again for the offer and the question.
0
 
LVL 5

Accepted Solution

by:
JimBob091197 earned 300 total points
ID: 1349781
The answer is "oc.DoVerb(ovShow);".
JB
0

Featured Post

Announcing the Most Valuable Experts of 2016

MVEs are more concerned with the satisfaction of those they help than with the considerable points they can earn. They are the types of people you feel privileged to call colleagues. Join us in honoring this amazing group of Experts.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Objective: - This article will help user in how to convert their numeric value become words. How to use 1. You can copy this code in your Unit as function 2. than you can perform your function by type this code The Code   (CODE) The Im…
In my programming career I have only very rarely run into situations where operator overloading would be of any use in my work.  Normally those situations involved math with either overly large numbers (hundreds of thousands of digits or accuracy re…
There are cases when e.g. an IT administrator wants to have full access and view into selected mailboxes on Exchange server, directly from his own email account in Outlook or Outlook Web Access. This proves useful when for example administrator want…
In this brief tutorial Pawel from AdRem Software explains how you can quickly find out which services are running on your network, or what are the IP addresses of servers responsible for each service. Software used is freeware NetCrunch Tools (https…
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month7 days, 14 hours left to enroll

632 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question