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Debug VB6 ActiveX dll from VS.NET

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Hello,

I have a ActiveX COM dll that was created in VB6. I did not create it and I would like to debug it from VS.NET. I have the sourcecode and VB Project files.

Is that possible and how?

Thank you,

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by:Éric Moreau
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Open your VB6 project in the VB6 IDE.
Set breakpoints in your code.
Start your VB6 ActiveX (press F5). I a question pops, select something like "wait for an instance to be created"
Open your C# (or VB.Net application)
Add a reference to your VB6 component.
Start your C# application.
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by:Rykie
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hmmm.....

The C# project is an ASP project and the ActiveX COMponent is a .dll file I reference in the C# project.

How would I debug this?

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by:Rykie
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Thank you,

That does not work, but since there are no other solutions I'll give it to you.

Cheers
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by:Éric Moreau
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??? It is suppose to work!
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by:Rykie
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I know.

But hey, it could be XP SP2 that causes it not to work, who knows!!!
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