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Posted on 2002-04-01
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Why is there no control in my toolbox that allows me to embed a subform (previously created) in a tabbed control?
I have done this before.... but cant seem to find the control to do it now.

-neil
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by:Ryan Chong
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Hi,

Try to add the SSTab Control (M$ Tabbed Dialog Control 6.0) from the Components in your VB project.
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by:tppradeep18
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you must have used some third party activex control. Reinstall the activeX control
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by:neilhoman
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doin that now
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by:neilhoman
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Yeah but I want to embed a form that I have into the tab control... is there no insert subform tool?
Like in access ...
I am nearly sure I did it in VB before.
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by:Ryan Chong
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Maybe try to use the SetParent API:

Declare Function SetParent Lib "user32" Alias "SetParent" (ByVal hWndChild As Long, ByVal hWndNewParent As Long) As Long

· hWndChild
Identifies the child window.

· hWndNewParent
Identifies the new parent window. If this parameter is NULL, the desktop window becomes the new parent window.

regards
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by:neilhoman
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ehhh... ok ill try that... but I used to be able to just select a tool, draw a rectangle tell it what form it was connected to etc.

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Éric Moreau earned 150 total points
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a subform like it exist in Access does not exist in VB. You may create your own ActiveX control with all the features you want on your form and create an instance of this control on any form you want.
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thanx emoreau... have just finished that and all is working fine!
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