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Is it possible to run the GUI of another exe file in a MDI Child window?

I have a VB 6.0 application.  I want to run a seperate .exe file's GUI within this VB application's MDI child form.  Is it possible?  Thanks a lot.
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DMCLab
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TimCotteeCommented:
Hi DMCLab,

Not effectively, you can use the SetParent api call if you can determine the hWnd of the other application's window. However it will not be a VB MDI Child window and you therefore would also have to handle the positioning of the window within the mdi form and any change in position or size of the other application window.

In essence it can be done to some extent but it does require a fair amount of work on your part, you cannot simply add it as a new mdi child unfortunately.

Tim Cottee
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