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Writing code at runtime

Posted on 2001-06-07
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This is in the Access section but is appropriate for this area as well.

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by:wpsjr1
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Use the MS Scripting Control, its accessable in VB at least.  You would add code using visual basic script.
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by:aminerd
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xSinbad,

Check out the Microsoft Scripting Control. With it you can execute code at runtime. For instance (in VB):

Sub RunCode()
 
  Dim strCode As String
  strCode = "Call MsgBox(""Hello!"")"
 
  Dim objScript As ScriptControl
  Set objScript = New ScriptControl
 
  'A message box will pop up
  Call objScript.Execute(strCode)
 
  Set objScript = Nothing
 
End Sub
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aminerd earned 10 total points
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You can also allow the code to access objects in your program by using the AddObject method...

Sub RunCode()
 
  Dim strCode As String
  strCode = "frmMain.lblHi.Caption=""Hello!"""
 
  Dim objScript As ScriptControl
  Set objScript = New ScriptControl
 
  'Assuming this sub is in a form with a label called lblHi
  Call objScript.AddObject("frmMain", Me, True)
  Call objScript.Execute(strCode)
 
  Set objScript = Nothing
 
End Sub
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by:xSinbad
ID: 6166392
Thanks wpsjr1 and aminerd I will check that out tonight.

Cheers
Marcus
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by:xSinbad
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Thanks for the extra info aminerd.
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