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using SScontrols (e.g. 3D command button) in VB5

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I have installed vb5 enterprise edition, but I can't find any SS controls like which in vb4.
So I copied some .ocx files from vb4 in order to add those custom controls.  I can successfully added the control in the tool box of vb5, but when i use it, it said "no lisence information for xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx"
So..........how can I use those controls?

Thanks!!
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by:mark2150
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You need to register the controls. Try using REGSVR32 and spec the full path of the .OCX.
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by:davewalton
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Or you can double click the .reg file found on the VB5 cd in the Tools folder.
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by:chuyan
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Sorry, after trying your answer, the situation didn't change.  Are there anything wrong with my vb?
I am willing to provide more information if you can help me, tks!
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by:chuyan
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davewalton,
I can't find any .reg file in the vb5 folder and its subfolders.
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by:mskannan
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Hi chuyan,
You can include all this SS tools simply by clicking

Projects---->Components---->Microsoft Tabbed Dialog Control5.0 and Sheridan 3d controls and click on Apply.

All the ss controls will be added to the toolbox.

If this is not the answer you are expecting, then sorry.
mskannan

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by:chuyan
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sorry, the solution couldn't work.  but i solved the program by myself now.
tks!
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try to open aproject using visual 5 the code writen in visual 4
and choose addin
if the controls added to the tool box this mean that the controls
available on visual 5 if not this mean you dont have the controls
so you have to reinstall visual basic controls or add the missing control
if you dont have it contact me at m_salah@hotmail.com and i well
give you
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If you still have a problem cotact me at
m_salah@hotmail.com
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