MFC and win forms integration

Posted on 2004-11-24
Last Modified: 2013-11-25

   I need to add a render area in my windows forms application. The application that forms the render area is a MFC application. Please let me know if this integration is possible and if it is where i can find more information regarding the same.

Question by:apz42
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    It is possible to integrate the two if you make your MFC application into an ActiveX/COM control.  That way you can add it to a windows form application just as you would any other control.

    MFC ActiveX Controls:

    Adding MFC ActiveX Cotnrols to Windows Forms:

    Hope this helps.

    Author Comment


    Thanks! It solves my initial problem atleast!


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