Posted on 1998-11-06
Last Modified: 2013-11-20
HI, I have a one of those free web pages, and I want to put a ActiveX control on it.  The activex control must be able to save data to a file. is there any way to do this?
Question by:laeuchli
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ID: 1324318
Yes if you create your ActiveX control

The ActiveX can call any Windows APIs

The user does not have to "accept" your ActiveX - because for all they know - you might be "hacking" their system

Do you need help instructions on the HTML or how to write the ActiveX - or do you just want to know if it's possible.

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ID: 1324319
yes but the file is on the web sever.


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ID: 1324320
Do you have CGI, ASP or ISAPI access ?  If yes, this is a better way to do it.

If not, you can still do it. - if you have FTP access to write to the server (you probably do to upload your pages).  Use the WinInet functions to open an FTP session to the server & your account, then upload the file.


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ID: 1324321
Sorry that should have been a comment.  Reject it if that's no help

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