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How do I create an ActiveX control for use on webpages?

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OK basically what I'm trying to make is an HTML editor that someone can use from a website.  Yes I do realize I can purchase one, but we are building a product to sell, so this will not work.

Can anyone point me to some resources that will help me get started on creating my first activex control?  It would specifcally be nice if it would explain how to get IE to load the activex control as well.

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First thing that you have to do is to create the ActiveX control. This can be done in VB, or in VC++ using MFC activeX ot ATL activex. Then you need to mark this ActiveX as Safe for scripting , safe for initialization. And if you want to put the ActiveX on a public site, you also need to sign the ActiveX. This proccess implies to buy a digital signature from a third-pirty, microsoft partener. Then you will just put the ActiveX in a web page (you can use for that the Microsoft Control ActiveX pad), and the activeX is ready to work.

Good luck
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This document may help you getting started with ActiveX Documents....

http://www.developerfusion.com/scripts/print.aspx?id=84
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