Solved

Vb5 - common dialog box

Posted on 1998-10-07
3
212 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-26
I have been using vb3 for years and recently purchased visual studio 97 (Enterprise ed). I have used vb5.0 from it for a few months and have just come to use the common dialog box for the first time and realised it's not on the tool box. I went to add it but it claims I don't have the appropriate licence. It says (SP2) by it in the components list which I presume is service pack 2. None of the CDs contain a service pack so I checked the MS web site. All I can find there are service packs for VB6.0 - where do I look? Is common dialog really not one of the standard controls?
0
Comment
Question by:Upland
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
mcix earned 50 total points
ID: 1487431
There is a fix for this from Microsoft,

Look at
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q181/8/54.asp

The file/fix is located here:

ftp://ftp.microsoft.com/Softlib/MSLFILES/VBC.EXE

0
 

Author Comment

by:Upland
ID: 1487432
Mcix, Thanks very much... it worked a treat... and only 35k  :o)
While I was browsing I discovered SP3 for VB5... is it worth downloading this 13Meg file??
What will I gain?
Is this another question?
Upland
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:mcix
ID: 1487433
You will definitely want to use SP3.  Especially if you are doing database operations.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: SSL Checker

Scans your site and returns information about your SSL implementation and certificate. Helpful for debugging and validating your SSL configuration.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Introduction In a recent article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/A_7811-A-Better-Concatenate-Function.html) for the Excel community, I showed an improved version of the Excel Concatenate() function.  While writing that article I realized that no o…
The debugging module of the VB 6 IDE can be accessed by way of the Debug menu item. That menu item can normally be found in the IDE's main menu line as shown in this picture.   There is also a companion Debug Toolbar that looks like the followin…
As developers, we are not limited to the functions provided by the VBA language. In addition, we can call the functions that are part of the Windows operating system. These functions are part of the Windows API (Application Programming Interface). U…
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Excel using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Excel. Using automation, an Access application can laun…

856 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