how do i set vb6 DLL internal name

Hi,

How do I set a VB6 DLL Internal name?? I want to keep the dll name the same as it was but change the internal name to something else.

Example

test.dll internal name is test

What I require

test.dll internal name test1
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FDITAsked:
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Shanmuga SundaramDirector of Software EngineeringCommented:
Click on File menu and choose make, VB will ask you to enter the name of the dll.  change the name as test1.dll and click ok. You should have it.
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FDITAuthor Commented:
Hi,

I want to keep the dll name the same as it was before but change the internal name when compiling.

For Example - complie "paul.dll". paul.dll has an internal name of paul.
If a want to recompile the dll and keep the name "paul.dll". How do I change the internal name to paulnew.
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GO-87Commented:
Have you tried clicking on Project, Properties, and renaming the Project Name to paulnew? (When you Make, keep the name paul.dll)
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FDITAuthor Commented:
Hi,

Yes the I have tried that. The projetc name is something completely different and will remain that way.

The only method I have of doing this is to re-compile as a different dll name and re-name the dll back to the original name. Not a good idea as the dependency files are different.
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Shanmuga SundaramDirector of Software EngineeringCommented:
I suggest create a dll as I mentioned and then try renaming the dll file. so that only its external name will be changed and internal name remains the same
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danaseamanCommented:
1. Download XN Resource Editor at http://www.wilsonc.demon.co.uk/d10resourceeditor.htm
2. Load your DLL and expand Version/1/English.
3. In Right pane dblclick on InternalName Value and change it.
4. Save the DLL and you now have a new InternalName.


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danaseamanCommented:
I posted a working soution at ID: 22882621.
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