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VB 6.0 Learning Edition - Lacking

Hello.

I've begun to learn Visual Basic using Visual Basic 6.0,
Learning Edition using the book, "Teach Yourself Visual Basic 6 in 21 Days" authored by Greg Perry. I've found
this book to be really good.

But, I've run into my first snag: In Day 17, I am to learn how to create my own ActiveX control using the 'Wizzard'. The problem is I don't have this 'Wizzard', nor do I have many others. I have 3 to select from.

I appears to me that I must shell out some more money (credit) for an upgrade to the VB 6.0 Professional Edition.

Must I do this or is there somewhere else for such resources? This book has peaked my interest and now I have reached a brick wall. I have my 'complimentary' MSDN CDs. Are those useful here or are they merely library files?

Jim Nowlin
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agrillageCommented:
For the wizards you will have to buy the pro edition but you can still create ActiveX controls by hand. In fact this is probably a good way to start since a wizard hides much of what is really happening.
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jnowlinAuthor Commented:
I can still create ActiveX controls by hand? It sounds like I still need more resources
than what I presently have and the means with which to get these resources.
???
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agrillageCommented:
With VB Learning edition you can create an ActiveX Control project and then build a user interface and then add properties and methods and events and then add a test project and then compile to an ocx.
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