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ActiveX controls in .NET, hosted in IE

For my application an activeX refers to "program displayed within Internet
Explorer"

After looking over the docs for VB.NET it looks impossible.

---START---

USERCONTROL CHANGES IN VISUAL BASIC .NET
In Visual Basic 6.0, UserControl projects (also known as ActiveX Control
projects) were used to create ActiveX controls. After they were compiled,
UserControls could be hosted in any container that supported ActiveX,
including Visual Basic 6.0 forms and Internet Explorer.

In Visual Basic .NET, Windows Control Library projects are used to create
controls that can be hosted in Windows Forms applications. When a Visual
Basic 6.0 UserControl project is upgraded to Visual Basic .NET, it is
upgraded to a Windows Control Library; the resulting control can no longer
be hosted in Internet Explorer.

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Key line: "the resulting control can no longer be hosted in Internet
Explorer"

Has .NET really done away with activeX controls (within IE), and WHY?

Is there any other way to imbed a program within a web page in VB.NET?

Jeff
Jul 19 '05 #1
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