I have built a HTML editor which I am trying to add some functionality to. I am trying to emulate the functionality of an activeX control I have found called ActiveSquare by Namo. This control is a WYSIWYG HTML editor which allows you to drop a image from windows explorer onto the control to insert the image into you document. Does anyone know how this may be accomplished?
I was able to get the name of the file using the OLEDragDrop method of a textBox but I would like to be able to drag onto a WebBrowser control which does not support the OLDDragDrop method. The following VB code shows how to get the file name of a file dropped on a textBox named text1
Private Sub text1_OLEDragDrop(Data As DataObject, Effect As Long, Button As Integer, Shift As Integer, X As Single, Y As Single)
Text1.Text = Data.Files(1)
My main problem is that the Microsoft Internet Controls component does not support the OLEDragDrop method. If it did I could upload the specified file to my site and create an <IMG> tag in my document to display the image. How does ActiveSquare accomplish this? This is a link to the demo on Namo's web site http://www.namo.com/products/activesquare/tryit/bbs/board.php?mode=writeform&offset=0