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Dynamically Creating Controls at Run time in VB6

Posted on 2002-03-21
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How do you dynamically create Controls at Run time WIITHOUT using a control array. I want the control not to be on the form at design time...then create it dynanically at run time.

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Private Sub Form_Load()
   Form1.Controls.Add "VB.CommandButton", "cmdObj1", Frame1
   With Form1!cmdObj1
      .Visible = True
      .Width = 2000
      .Caption = "Dynamic Button"
   End With
End Sub

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Use the following syntax:

Dim Ctrl As Control
Set Ctrl = Me.Controls.Add("VB.Textbox","MyTextbox")
With Ctrl
  .Left = 1000
  .Width = 1000
  .Height = 500
  .Top = 500
  .Visible = True
  .Text = "Hello There
End With
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Hi Tim
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You were indeed quicker than me with effectively the same answer, do you want some points for it?
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