creating exe in visual basic 6

hi,
i have made a project in vb6 and want to create an exe for it, so that it can be runned directly without opening it in visual basic ... as is done in visual studios
regards
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aikimarkCommented:
Compile the project.  You should find what you want with :
File | Make
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fatimaoAuthor Commented:
please can you tell how to compile the project ... i cant figure it out  :$
i See the file | make option but it is disabled ...  perhaps it will be enabled after compilation.

There is one more point i want to ask ... will the exe run on system without vb installed on it?
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p912sCommented:
Do you have the Student version of VB6? You can't compile exe's with that...
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fatimaoAuthor Commented:
well i dont know about that ...
how can we figure this out? or if you tell me the compilation steps/option i can see if its present in it or not ...

thanks
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p912sCommented:
>>compilation steps/option
File --> Make as stated above...

If you click Help --> About Micrososft Visual Basic, what version does it say you have?
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fatimaoAuthor Commented:
well i still can't find the compile option in menu
when i click help contents or index it says ... "No help available in working model addition"

so i guess i have student version ...
So is there no way to create an exe?
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p912sCommented:
>>So is there no way to create an exe?
Not with the student edition...
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aikimarkCommented:
You have not answered the earlier question.

What version are you running, based on information displayed in the Help About menu?
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fatimaoAuthor Commented:
it says

microsoft visual basic 6.0
for 32 bit window development
...
...
...
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p912sCommented:
Look farther down on that window... you should see something like this:

Version 8176  VBA: Retail 6.0.8169  Forms11.0.6550
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