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A Complete ActiveX Web Control Tutorial

, 21 Jun 2006
This article is intended to help you get up to speed quickly with developing an ActiveX control. It will show you the basic concepts you need to know about ActiveX, such as methods, properties, and events, and how to communicate between an ActiveX control and a web page.
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MyActiveXCtrl.bmp
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MyActiveX.tlb
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MyActiveX.lib
MyActiveX.ocx
// MyActiveX.idl : type library source for ActiveX Control project.

// This file will be processed by the MIDL compiler tool to
// produce the type library (MyActiveX.tlb) that will become a resource in
// MyActiveX.ocx.

#include <olectl.h>
#include <idispids.h>

[ uuid(CBE9E0B0-95DB-4495-8BE8-E4CB416EF07D), version(1.0),
  helpfile("MyActiveX.hlp"),
  helpstring("MyActiveX ActiveX Control module"),
  control ]
library MyActiveXLib
{
	importlib(STDOLE_TLB);

	//  Primary dispatch interface for CMyActiveXCtrl

	[ uuid(98AF8A06-7DFE-472D-A713-A0C6F22FDC3D),
	  helpstring("Dispatch interface for MyActiveX Control")]
	dispinterface _DMyActiveX
	{
		properties:
			[id(1) , helpstring("property InputParameter")] BSTR InputParameter;
			[id(2) , helpstring("property OutputParameter")] BSTR OutputParameter;
	methods:
		[id(3), helpstring("method LoadParameter")] void LoadParameter(void);
	};

	//  Event dispatch interface for CMyActiveXCtrl

	[ uuid(78099343-A8FF-4867-A537-06F31034F22B),
	  helpstring("Event interface for MyActiveX Control") ]
	dispinterface _DMyActiveXEvents
	{
		properties:
			//  Event interface has no properties

		methods:
			[id(1)] void ParameterLoaded(void);
	};

	//  Class information for CMyActiveXCtrl

	[ uuid(36299202-09EF-4ABF-ADB9-47C599DBE778),
	  helpstring("MyActiveX Control"), control ]
	coclass MyActiveX
	{
		[default] dispinterface _DMyActiveX;
		[default, source] dispinterface _DMyActiveXEvents;
	};

};

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David Marcionek
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