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Using ActiveX / OCX Component in Flash with Action Script

I have a Magtek credit card reader. It included an ActiveX / OCX component and VBScript sample code. Can I use the ActiveX control in Flash MX with ActionScript? If so please give an example.

Here is a short VB.NET Example of using the component.

Start Component with Public WithEvents KbdWedge As AxKbdWedgeOCX.AxKbdWedge
      
      Private Sub KbdWedge_CardDataChanged(ByVal eventSender As System.Object, ByVal eventArgs As System.EventArgs) Handles KbdWedge.CardDataChanged
            Dim Status As Object
        KbdWedge.PortOpen = False
        'MsgBox(KbdWedge.GetFName)
        txtFirst.Text = KbdWedge.GetFName()
            txtLast.Text = KbdWedge.GetLName()
            txtPAN.Text = KbdWedge.FindElement(2, ";", 0, "=")
            txtMonth.Text = KbdWedge.FindElement(2, "=", 2, CStr(2))
            txtYear.Text = KbdWedge.FindElement(2, "=", 0, CStr(2))
            Call KbdWedge.ClearBuffer()
        KbdWedge.PortOpen = True
      End Sub

I need to do the above with ActionScript in FlashMX if possible.

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BillystyxCommented:
I don't think you can.

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BillystyxCommented:
you can embed the flash into an app designed with c++, visual c++ vb6, delphi etc, (using the flash.ocx), and work through it that way - passing vars between the 2 parts of the app, but on flash itself I don't think possible.

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