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Evoking MS Common Controls from ASP

PeterA081597
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MS provide all sorts of useful controls in their Internet Client SDK - eg; Tree View, Toolbar, Tab controls etc.

But I'm not clear how I'd go about evoking these controls from a server-side (ASP) script.

The documentation on individual common controls (starting at http://www.microsoft.com/msdn/sdk/inetsdk/help/itt/CommCtls/CommCtls.htm refers to the use of the controls from Internet Explorer, but it isn't clear how this could be done from the server side.

Does anyone have some tips or useful references?  
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Thanks sempf, that's excellent info.  

Does your answer imply that the target PC needs a certain ActiveX Control(OCX) installed?

Reason I ask is that the documentation on Microsoft's Internet Tools SDK discussed the common controls DLL which it's implied is available on all Win95 machines already, and also inherently in IE4.0. See the following on the tab control for example:

http://www.microsoft.com/msdn/sdk/inetsdk/help/itt/CommCtls/Tab/Tab.htm

What got me interested was the reference to "Tab Control Updates in Internet Explorer" (and other similar sections in other controls) which implies that IE4 inherently supports these controls with perhaps nothing more to be loaded.

Is this one and the same as what you are talking about?

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The target machine must have the control installed and registered or must download the control from your server.  All of the Internet SDK controls come registered with IIS, so if a client hits a page with a control, they will automagically be prompted to download.  I do believe that certail controls are inerently handled by IE, but I do not know which ones.  The internet SDK readme would tell you more.
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