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How to create Floating Toolbar in VB6

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I am an intermediate developer in VB6. I want to know if there is any way of creating a floating toolbar in VB6. Or if someone could help me creating a floating toolbar in VC++ and then using it in VB6 as a component
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by:Valliappan AN
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Harish Kumar,

Have a look at this:
http://www.vbsquare.com/tips/tip265.html
(creating a floating toolbar)
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by:Harishkumar
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I had checked it already, It does not solve my problem. I need a dockable and undockable toolbar just as the one in VB IDE
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by:rspahitz
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You can start by simply adding a new form as a toolbar, and make it non-modal.

To make it docked, you need to detect movement and make it go along for the ride.
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by:vbfan
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I think you can use the Activebar,it's perfect!Or you can write a ocx in VC++,then use it in VB
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by:Inteqam
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search for float in this page
http://www.softcircuits.com/sw_vbsrc.htm
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by:Harishkumar
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The floating toolbar sample provided at the link (http://www.softcircuits.com/sw_vbsrc.htm) is not dockable?? Also this (form) ? cannot be made a child of an MDI
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The floating toolbar sample provided at the link (http://www.softcircuits.com/sw_vbsrc.htm) is not dockable?? Also this (form) ? cannot be made a child of an MDI
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by:Inteqam
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this is another link.
the title says
Create a dockable toolbar

By Sam Huggill

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