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runtime error

Posted on 1999-07-15
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Last Modified: 2010-05-02
How to solve "Cannot create ActiveX object!!" error in run time. Why cannot use "Createobject" in the statment? It will occur run time error.
Question by:galvani
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caraf_g earned 400 total points
ID: 1524905
Many possible reasons

1 Check your spelling. Maybe a typing mistake in the class name?
2 Check whether your ActiveX component was registered correctly. If not, use Regsvr32.exe to register it.
3 Perhaps the class is not creatable - you'd get the same error if you try to use CreateObject to create a VB command button or a ListView's ListItem for example. In that case, usually there is a main class for the component, and it usually has a "Create..." method for creating the object.

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ID: 1524906
The error occur when I use createobject to open/create a text file.  How to solve it?

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