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ActiveX Control not showing in OLE Automation Object Browser

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  • ActiveX Control not showing in OLE Automation Object Browser

    I purchased an ActiveX control from BLFTECH.COM. The control can be found here:

    After installing it on my Windows 7 PC, I opened the OLE Automation Object Browser in Alpha v11 although cannot see the control listed.

    Can anyone tell me what I need to do so Alpha can see the ActiveX control?

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    Re: ActiveX Control not showing in OLE Automation Object Browser

    I finally located the control although it shows under the Scriptable Objects list rather than the ActiveX list. Can anyone tell me the difference?

    I am unable to insert a control via the "Insert ActiveX object" if it shows under the "Scriptable Objects" list. See Attached pics
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      Re: ActiveX Control not showing in OLE Automation Object Browser

      For some reson it would not let me add two files to the last post, so here is the other one.

      I just noticed that I did not post in the desktop area. Sorry about that Guys & Gals.
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        Re: ActiveX Control not showing in OLE Automation Object Browser

        The difference between a scriptable and a form version is that the formversion must be placed on a windows form to create the object and the scriptable can be accessed by code after you have create an object of it with Xbasic code. The advantage of an scriptable is that you do not have to build a form an all the interface stuff.

        To use the ActiveX you must create an object first:

        dim objPLC as P
        objPLC = ole.create("vHMIPLCDirectComm")
        You can access the methods and properties with the dot. Properties are just an example.

        objPLC.port = "COM1"
        objPLC.baut = 9600
        Last edited by Marcel Kollenaar; 04-19-2012, 03:31 AM.

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