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Is ActiveX EXE standalone

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I have created an ActiveX Exe.  How do I tell if someone has launched it standAlone or via creating an instance of it from another program.
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Write the following code in your startup procedure:

If App.StartMode = vbSModeAutomation Then
   ' Code to start invisibly
Else
   ' Code to show main form
End If
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Excellent.....

New it would be a simple one.  

Thanks Iain
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