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When you distribute an ActiveX control with your run-time application, include the .ocx file for the ActiveX control and any .dll or other supporting files needed by the control.
To make this easier, the Setup Wizard supports the use of dependency (.dep) files. The .dep file for an ActiveX control contains information specifying the files that are required to use the control. Each ActiveX control supplied with Microsoft Office 97 Developer Edition Tools (ODE) has a corresponding .dep file.
This article lists the supporting files that appear in the .dep files for the ActiveX controls included in the ODE.
The following file(s) are required for the ActiveX controls included with Microsoft Office 97 Developer Edition Tools (ODE).
NOTE: All .dll and .ocx files should be installed in the C:\Windows\System folder so that they can be shared with other applications. The Setup Wizard suggests this path automatically for ActiveX (.ocx) control files.
ActiveX Required Supporting Dependent Control File Name File Name(s) File Name ------------------------------------------------------------------ Calendar Mscal.ocx None Mscal.dep CommonDialog Comdlg32.ocx Comcat.dll Comdlg32.dep ImageList Comctl32.ocx Comcat.dll Comctl32.dep ListView Comctl32.ocx Comcat.dll Comctl32.dep ProgressBar Comctl32.ocx Comcat.dll Comctl32.dep Slider Comctl32.ocx Comcat.dll Comctl32.dep StatusBar Comctl32.ocx Comcat.dll Comctl32.dep TabStrip Comctl32.ocx Comcat.dll Comctl32.dep Toolbar Comctl32.ocx Comcat.dll Comctl32.dep TreeView Comctl32.ocx Comcat.dll Comctl32.dep InternetTransfer Msinet.ocx Comcat.dll Comctl32.dep Wint351.exe AxDist.exe RichTextBox Richtx32.ocx Comcat.dll Richtx32.dep RichEd32.dll UpDown Comct232.ocx Comcat.dll Comct232.dep Winsock Mswinsck.ocx Comcat.dll Mswinsck.dep AxDist.exe
For more information about ActiveX controls, search the Help Index for "ActiveX controls," and then "Adding ActiveX Controls to Your Custom Setup Program," or ask the Microsoft Access 97 Office Assistant.
Article ID: 163183 - Last Review: January 7, 2015 - Revision: 3.0