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Programming Microsoft® Visual Basic® 6.0 by Francesco Balena

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Chapter 12. Other ActiveX Controls

Microsoft Visual Basic applications can exploit any ActiveX control, whether it's provided with the product or purchased from a third-party vendor. And of course you can manufacture your own ActiveX controls, as explained in Chapter 17. In this chapter, I describe the most interesting controls included in the Visual Basic package. All these controls were included in Visual Basic 5.

The MaskEdBox Control

The MaskEdBox control is a TextBox-like control with many additional features that are helpful, or even necessary, in building robust and bulletproof data entry procedures. This control is embedded in the MSMask32.ocx, so you have to distribute this file with all the applications that include one or more instances ...

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