Adding Scroll Bars To Word in OLE Container
Posted on 2001-07-14
I'm using VB6 against an SQL Server 7 database and am trying to do the following:
I'm using an OLE container to display MS Word documents on a form.
When the user double-clicks on the container, I open the MSWord document in its own window so the user can edit it there.
However, the users would like to have the ability to scroll in the container window.
I guess this can't be done directly since scroll bars are not a property of the OLE object.
I'm trying to find info on this and I found what may be an option:
Someone suggested the webbrowser control which was added with sp4.
With this control, many of the word features can be used inside the container.
This may be too much for what I want to do, though.
Remember, I just need to give the user the ability to scroll up and down in a word document.
Does anyone have any experience with the webbrowser control and word documents?
Can anyone suggest any alternatives or suggestions for what I want to do?
Thanks in advance.