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Is it possible to create a vb6 program that can answer incoming skype calls and then play a recorded message? How would you go about doing this?
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Skype has a programmable API that lets you expose the various skype commands as a COM object. You can use this in VB6 to control skype.

SDK download:
https://developer.skype.com/Download

Documentation:
https://developer.skype.com/Docs

Skype4COM Reference Guide:
https://developer.skype.com/Docs/Skype4COMLib

A number of VB examples:
https://developer.skype.com/Docs/Skype4COMLib/Examples
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The VB example link gives examples for VB Script not vb6
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Have a look at the following:

http://www.acutetechnology.com/SkypeA2A/index.html

Good Luck!

Gary
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>>The VB example link gives examples for VB Script not vb6
I don't follow why this is a problem? VB6 is a superset of VB Script. You may have to make some minor tweaks to the way you instantiate the skype com object, but after that everything is pretty much the same. At the very least it read the rest of the documentation and download the SDK.
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