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Compile project & components to make single exe file

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Hopefully someone will be able to help me with the following.

I have created a project which contains a number of ActiveX controls etc. When I have finished my project I want to be able to compile the project and all these files into a single file so that the user cannot access them by any means, is this possible?

Thanx in advance

Mandy
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by:corvanderlinden
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Yes, in your project use Add usercontrol and add the myControl.ctl file to the project. Your user control now is compiled into the executable
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Éric Moreau earned 40 total points
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You need a static linker to do this. see http://www.bit-arts.com/fusion.html
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by:PNJ
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The short answer I believe is "NO". Isn't this the point of ActiveX controls that you can share them amongst other programs?

(But I am intrigued as to why you should want to do this - If he can't access them "by any means", how do you intend to make the program run?)
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by:PNJ
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Having just read the comment from corvanderlinden.
- I've just learnt something now as well...sorry for the poor comment.
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by:corvanderlinden
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You do not need another linker. I have done this many times (VB6)
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by:Éric Moreau
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corvanderlinden comment is good if and only if you have the source code of all your components. Otherwise, my comment is the only way to go.
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MandyP1

I reduced the points to 40 and refunded the rest. You can accept now emoreau's comment as an answer and post a separate 31p question for corvanderlinden with a title like "Points for corvanderlinden" and a body :"For your help with <URL>"

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by:MandyP1
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Thanks for your help on this, I have split the points as follows: -


40 points to emoreau, as you have pointed me in the direction of a product that will work even with my older control that I no longer have the code for. Thanks.

31 points to corvanderlinden, as his advice proves invaluable for my newer controls. These can be collected by going to http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qManageQuestion.jsp?ta=visualbasic&qid=20314641. Thanks.

Mandy
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