Submenu highligh when hovered

The vb6 menu editor would not produce results as show in the attachment.

The attachment is the screen shot of submenu being highlighted when mouse is hovered on it

How was it created?

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rohayaConnect With a Mentor Author Commented:
Windows menus are almost always handled by Win32 API calls. You may call these Win32 functions from VB6 directly. Code samples are e.g. here:

The function of your interest cold be the TrackPopupMenu.

Another useful resource is e.g. here:
or here:
and here:
rohayaAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the references.

I'm not going for sofisticated api programming just to attain the not so crucial results.

It will just end up in crashes...

I would prefer to buy any third party ocx or dll if they are available

Thank you
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Win32 API call does not mean sophisticated programming. It is just a simple way how to use the function implemented in OS but not available in your development tool.

Win32 API calls do not result in crashes if you provide correct parameters. OTOH,  OCX controls stability is not so good in many cases...

Above links contain many menu handling code samples so I believe it should be very easy to test and use them.

The menu without item highlighting seems to be a bug. What VB6 Service Pack do you use? And why do you stay with VB6? VB.NET is rather different but more modern development tool.
rohayaAuthor Commented:
I'm using vb6 professional sp6. I do programming during my free time. I could not upgrade to .net because I have 10 years of code to upgrade.

I'm doing well with vb6, with controls such as igrid and chilkat.

Back to the menu highlighting. The sample from author dos, crashes before anything.

If you could help me to get one of the samples running, I would appreciate it. I might pay you if you have paypal account.

Thank you
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