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registering ocx control

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i'm using imgedit.ocx control in my app. since i need to work in another system now, i copied all the reqd controls and tried registering them using regsvr32. but for this particulr control, an error popped out saying

loadlibrary("imgedit.ocx") failed.

what should i do?
also is there any difference between kodak image edit control(imgedit.ocx) and wang image edit control(imgedit,ocx).
thanks
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Question by:Sankar030999
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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What is your new system?
I think that either
* the ocx does not need to be registered
* the ocx has dependency files (dlls) that need to be registered first
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by:Sankar030999
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i guess the ocx have to be registered. bcos when i open my vb proj, i get an error saying that the control cannot be loaded.
and regarding the dll's, i dont know whether the control has any of them. can u please find out whether the
wang image edit control has any dependency dlls or not.
also whats the diff bet wang imgedit and kodak imgedit control.
thanks
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by:jjmartin
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If the control has any dependancies, they will be listed in the ocx's dependancy file.  It should have the same name with a .dep extension.

Also, there may be a required setup routine for the control.  Simply distributing the ocx, does not give a design time license to the user, only runtime, which would cause the error in VB.
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You can't distribute imgedit.ocx
See here for why and how to solve it:

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q190/0/36.ASP

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