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Date Time Picker control invisible

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I have got an Access form where I am using datetimepicker control.
It's working fine and when we deployed in the customer site
they can't see the datetimepickercontrol alone but they can see the other controls
do any one knows why?
Thanks
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Question by:ramkmr
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by:dannywareham
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Some ActiveX objects require a licence - Might be because the user doesn't have the licence to view the date/time picker.
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by:ramkmr
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How i will know this ?
Is this comes with Data access components pack?
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by:dannywareham
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If you log onto the other users machine, create a form in a new db and try and add the date/time picker (you may have to copy paste from your db), the system will tell you if you do not have the licence.

The other reason maybe that in code you have told the object to be hidden.
Add

Me.YourDateTimePickerName.Visible = true

to the OnOpen or OnLoad event of the form.
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by:ramkmr
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I can try the first one
for teh second one It was working fine in lot of users in different machine so i don't thing it will be a problem
one more thing i found is the OCX associated with this is mscomct2.ocx
so i am trying now if ask them to copy in the winnt folder will it work?
Thanks for your suggestions
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dannywareham earned 200 total points
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Yes - if the users don't have it installed already, that could be the problem.
:-)
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by:ramkmr
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Thanks for your help
I did found from microsoft website that we can include this control by copying the ocx in system or system32 folder it will be solved
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