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change a project to a activex exe

Posted on 2002-06-24
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i once had my project as an activex exe now its a standalone exe. when i try changing to back to an activex exe i get this error:
No creatable public component detected. Press F1 for more information.
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Ryan Chong earned 50 total points
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Start a new project, try add those Class file or modules that use in your active exe project. Then save the new project.
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by:Jambyte
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nope. i get the same error.
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by:priya_pbk
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Open an 'New' ActiveX exe project, then copy or include your class modules into it. This will save it as ActiveX exe project which in turn when complied gives you ActiveX exe

Hope this info helps!

-priya
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by:priya_pbk
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also check this at design time:

Go to Project properties Menu->General tab and check what is Project type. Set it to ActiveX exe

-priya

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by:corvanderlinden
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You have to have a Instancing MultiUse class or SingleUse or PublicNotCreatable

(choose in the properties of the class)
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by:Jambyte
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i don't have a class. i have a normal module.
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by:priya_pbk
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Can you tell us what type of project are you making? I mean..is it a normal application or are you creating your own class, for which you can create object and use it later in your appln(most of the suggestions given above were for those)

-priya



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by:Jambyte
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i want to have an exe that doesn't require vb6runtimes
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by:Ryan Chong
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If you develop your application in VB environment, you do NEED vb runtimes. Most basically, at least you need MSVBVM60.dll (if it's develop under VB6) to run your application.
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by:Jambyte
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even if its an active x control?
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by:Jambyte
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err not control but activex exe i mean
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by:Ryan Chong
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I'm not develop any activex exe before, but conceptially speaking the answer is Yes.
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Per recommendation, force-accepted.

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