?
Solved

Dynamically Creating Controls at Run time in VB6

Posted on 2002-03-21
6
Medium Priority
?
138 Views
Last Modified: 2011-08-18
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.

Thanks!
0
Comment
Question by:apm825
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:Bahnass
ID: 6885793
from msdn


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

0
 
LVL 70

Expert Comment

by:Éric Moreau
ID: 6885797
0
 
LVL 43

Accepted Solution

by:
TimCottee earned 800 total points
ID: 6885798
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
0
Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:Bahnass
ID: 6885820
Hi Tim
Am I Fast typist !!!!!
0
 
LVL 43

Expert Comment

by:TimCottee
ID: 6885951
You were indeed quicker than me with effectively the same answer, do you want some points for it?
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:Bahnass
ID: 6886311
Dear Tim
    Nice 2 meet U     .....   even if U have my points ;-)
0

Featured Post

New feature and membership benefit!

New feature! Upgrade and increase expert visibility of your issues with Priority Questions.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction In a recent article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/A_7811-A-Better-Concatenate-Function.html) for the Excel community, I showed an improved version of the Excel Concatenate() function.  While writing that article I realized that no o…
Most everyone who has done any programming in VB6 knows that you can do something in code like Debug.Print MyVar and that when the program runs from the IDE, the value of MyVar will be displayed in the Immediate Window. Less well known is Debug.Asse…
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Outlook using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Microsoft Outlook. Using automation, an Access applic…
Get people started with the utilization of class modules. Class modules can be a powerful tool in Microsoft Access. They allow you to create self-contained objects that encapsulate functionality. They can easily hide the complexity of a process from…
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month10 days, 15 hours left to enroll

770 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question