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What is the difference between multiuse and global multiuse COM components

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I'd like someone to point me to a good description of a comparison between instancing a component as multiuse or global multiuse. I just want to understand in what situations I would set the different types of instancing.

Just a url is all I need. But a few words of your own wisdom wouldn't go amiss. I've tried searching on google, but found it hard to sort out the chaff.

Cheers guys.
Dave.
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 25 total points
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Check here:
http://www.vb-world.net/articles/comcourse3/index5.html

Now, using GlobalMultiUse allows you to access functions without instancing of an object of the ActiveX dll, I discourage this unless the ActiveX dll is purely a collection of functional procedures. As soon as you have some classes in it which you can instanciate, this can result in inproper release of memory...

CHeers
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Damn that was quick... Thanks for that... Exactly what I was after.

Good site too. Ta.
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