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ActiveX controls A collection of Visual Basic ActiveX controls each designed to add value to your own applications and make it much easier and simpler to develop excellent applications.

Predominantly these are used in VB6 applications although they can be used with .NET solutions as well.

Chameleon

Chameleon

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What is it?
Chameleon is an ActiveX control used to change a forms appearance so that it adheres to a theme. Once Chameleon is used you no longer need to recompile your application to change fonts, colors, backgrounds and logos.
What does it do?
Chameleon is designed to add life to your software and make it easier to differentiate your application and tailor it to user preferences.
  • Features
  • Total look and feel of form can be set simply using a theme
  • Can change all the colors and fonts on a form automatically
  • Colors can morph through time so form looks alive
  • Mouse generates a wand trail across the form

8 Controls in 1 package

VWcontrols4 is a collection of controls packaged into one convenient ocx file. It contains:

FileView

FileView

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What is it?
FileView is an ActiveX control used to show files from a folder. It can be fully tailored to meet your programming needs and allows you to create professional Windows Explorer like view.
What does it do?
FileView is designed to show a list of files from a folder complete with icon and details.
  • Features
  • Look and feel of Windows Explorer showing file icons
  • You can program changes to the files and icons used
  • You have control over menus used and features available to users
  • Special folders My Documents, My Computer and My Folders
  • The advanced features of a Windows Explorer interface are available as standard including, pop-up menus, drag-and-drop, cut-and-paste, properties etc

DataList

DataList

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What is it?
DataListActiveX control is designed to make it easy to produce database style applications that require simple programming of 'pick lists'. For example, a pick list may be a list of countries, where a unique ID is stored for each country. The ID is stored in a different table and references the text.
What does it do?
DataList is designed to display a ‘pick list’ from a database table and automatically return the identification of the text chosen.
  • Features
  • Can display drop-down list direct from a database recordset
  • Simple property ‘value’ to refer to item selected
  • Control can be locked to prevent user changes
  • Control can be locked so the user cannot change value

FolderView

FolderView

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What is it?
FolderView is an ActiveX control used to show folders from a system. It can be fully tailored to meet your programming needs and allows you to create professional Windows Explorer like view.
What does it do?
FolderView is an ActiveX control designed to show a list of folders from the file system.
  • Features
  • Look and feel of Windows Explorer showing folder icons
  • You can program changes to the folders and icons used
  • You have control over menus used and features available to users
  • Special folders My Documents, My Computer and My Folders
  • The advanced features of a Windows Explorer interface are available as standard including, pop-up menus, drag-and-drop, cut-and-paste, properties etc.

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Link

Link

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What is it?
The Link ActiveX control is designed to make it easy to produce applications that require quick and simple links to the Internet, opening files and creating emails.
What does it do?
This control allows you link to a file, Internet address or email, you can open or print the file by clicking on the link.
  • Features
  • It is simple to use and appears like a label control
  • It can open or print a specified file
  • It can navigate to a web page
  • It can start composing an email message
  • These features can be programmed using the controls methods

ScoreCard

ScoreCard

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What is it?
ScoreCard is an ActiveX control used to produce balanced score card (BSC) displays. It also acts as a gauge display or progress bar.
What does it do?
This control allows you to create graphical representations of numeric values.
  • Features
  • Shows a balanced scorecard result as an icon
  • Various appearances available; Scorecard, Flashcard, Smiley, Traffic light, Weather
  • Also acts as a gauge and progress bar with a variety of gauge types with horizontal or vertical orientation
  • Properties can be modified to change text, colors, tick marks etc
  • Value can be automatically set from a table in a database

Splitter

Splitter

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What is it?
Splitter is an ActiveX control used to split a form into two parts, either horizontally or vertically. Other controls on the form are then automatically resized as you move the splitter across the form.
What does it do?
This control allows you to split a form, automatically resizing other named controls.
  • Features
  • Splits a form into two areas either vertically or horizontally
  • Various appearances available such as sunken, raised, flat and grooved
  • Automatically adjusts other controls without any code needed
  • Minimum widths for controls can also be set on the control
  • Amazingly simple and easy to use

Tutor

Tutor

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What is it?
Tutor is an ActiveX control used produce a tutorial for your application. The control could take the form of a tutorial, tips or directional help.
What does it do?
Tutor is an ActiveX control designed to add a tutorial to your application.
  • Features
  • Configurable text window and pointer with effects
  • Rich Text Format (RTF) fonts and graphics support
  • Supports multiple tutorial pages read from a text file
  • Powerful edit features mean little or no programming required
  • Automatic mode means the tutorial can run without user intervention
  • A graphical pointer can draw attention to any portion of your screen

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