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How can I use, within an ActiveX Control, the data introduced with <param name...> from the HTML document?

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crisoft
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by:TheFly
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crisoft,

the <param name...> will pass a value to a public property within the ActiveX control.

In your ActiveX control -
  declare a public Let/Get property

  within the Let property assign the argument value to a modular level variable.

Hope this helps.

Toodle pip.
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by:crisoft
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Can you give me a small example? I can´t understand your explanation.
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by:crisoft
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Can you give me a small example? I can´t understand your explanation.
-----------------------------7d0262164f8
Content-Disposition: form-data; name="qid"

10318689
-----------------------------7d0262164f8
Content-Disposition: form-data; name="Submit"

Submit
-----------------------------7d0262164f8--
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TheFly earned 50 total points
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crisoft,

If your main concern is how to pass a value into an ActiveX control from HTML then try the following instead -

{activeX name}.{property name}= value

heres an example of HTML that i wrote recently that makes use of activex property and event

<p><object name="AssetCom" ID="usr_AssetTV" classid="clsid:9F871D8A-E9F4-11D3-B4AD-0080C7335CA6"
CODEBASE="AssetTV_001.CAB#version=1,0,0,41"
 width="180" height="382">
</object></p>
<body bgcolor="#D9F0ED"></body>
<SCRIPT LANGUAGE="VBScript">
AssetCom.SetIP="10.4.170.70/"
Sub AssetCom_SelectedAsset(AssetId)
parent.frames("Main").location.href="dcs.asp?astrpage=Main&astrAssetId=" & Assetid
End Sub
</SCRIPT>

In this example there is a property in the activeX control called SetIP and the value of "10.4.170.70/" is passed in.


In the activex control itself use the following code -

Option Explicit
Private mstrIPAddress As String

Public Property Get SetIP() As String
    SetIP = mstrIPAddress
End Property

Public Property Let SetIP(astrIP As String)
    mstrIPAddress = astrIP
End Property


If this doesnt help can you give me more info about your problem or concerns.

Good Luck
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by:botikklopik
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Thanks, TheFly. Your solution also helps me in sorting out the problem. Cheers :)
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