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VB6 Application mouse scroll wheel

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Is it possible to get a VB6 application in XP or VISTA to respond to the mouse scroll wheel?
I have seen how the VB6 IDE can get to see it but not the VB6 controls.
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Dana SeamanDana Seaman (danaseaman)
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You need to subclass the control using the hWnd Property and trap message WM_MOUSEWHEEL.
Here is an example of doing it on the Form.
For other controls just change the hWnd.

http://www.tek-tips.com/viewthread.cfm?qid=902639&page=1

You may also want to use a more robust subclasser such as this one:
http://www.vbaccelerator.com/home/vb/code/Libraries/Subclassing/SSubTimer/article.asp

Also see these links for more info:
http://www.vbaccelerator.com/home/vb/code/Libraries/Subclassing/Adding_Scroll_Bars_To_Forms__PictureBoxes_and_UserControls/article.asp
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I didn't like the idea of the VB IDE crashing so I tried the MSGHOO32.OCX method and it seems to work very well, thanks.

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