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ActiveX Document Migration Wizard in VB6.0

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I just upgraded to Visual Basic 6.0, and I need to create an ActiveX Document.  I have done this successfully in Visual Basic 5.0 by using the ActiveX Document Migration Wizard, however I cannot figure out how to load the ActiveX Document Migration Wizard in VB6.  The VB help file says to:

1. Open the project you wish to convert.
2. On the Add-Ins menu, click Add-In Manager.
3. Highlight "VB ActiveX Document Migration Wizard", click the desired behaviors in Load Behavior, and then click OK.
This is the step where I run into trouble:  When I open the Add-In Manager, there are no Add-Ins to choose from (including the ActiveX Document Migration Wizard).  I cannot find anything telling me how to make the wizard appear in this list.  Please help.  Thanks!
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by:koundinyaanil
ID: 1452693
looks like u have problem with VB Installation, VB documentation
regarding loading that ADD-IN is right, uninstall and try
to Install it again(Custom) and confirm all the options u are installing.

-Anil
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by:ccbailey
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I uninstalled Visual Basic and reinstalled it using a custom installation.  I selected all the checkboxes (making sure none of them were left gray), and I even double-checked "Wizards and Templates" to make sure it was checked.  Still, after reinstalling, I have no Add-Ins available in the Add-In Manager.  Maybe I need to load the add-in, or something along those lines?  Thanks again.
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koundinyaanil earned 200 total points
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add these entry into C:\WINNT\VBAddin.INI
under  this section

[Add-Ins32]
ActiveXDocumentWizard.Wizard=0

this should bring up the Add-In.

this is how my VBAddin.ini looks

[Add-Ins32]
DataToolsAddIn.Connect=3
AppWizard.Wizard=0
WizMan.Connect=3
ClassBuilder.Wizard=0
AddInToolbar.Connect=0
ControlWiz.Wizard=3
DataFormWizard.Wizard=0
ActiveXDocumentWizard.Wizard=0
PropertyPageWizard.Wizard=0
APIDeclarationLoader.Connect=3
MTxAddIn2.RegRefresh=0
ADBCLASSBUILDERWIZARD.WIZARD = 0
ResEdit.Connect=3
InsertInitials.Connect=0
DTCFrameWork.AddIn=0
RVBAddInMenus.Connector=0
RVBAddIn.Connector=0
vbscc=3
Project1.ApiClassManager=0

if this does not work can u post the entries in your VbAddin.ini file


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by:ccbailey
ID: 1452696
It turns out that this was not my problem, though it appears it would have worked if it had been. It turns out that mine is a security problem with NT - Add-ins are only available to the person who installed VB (as an Administrator), so when a normal non-administrator user is logged on, they will not be able to see the Add-ins.  You must register the addins with each user using regedit.exe.  Thanks so much for your help.
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