Tutorial 5: Building a Hello World ActiveX Control in VB

This set of instructions will show you how to build, test and package a trivial ActiveX control. The control has no code attached to it: it simply displays some text saying 'Hello World'.


Step 1. Building an ActiveX Control Project

Step 2. Naming your Control Project

Step 3. Naming your actual control

Step 4. Building your control

Step 5. Saving your control

Step 6.  Testing your control by two methods

Step 7.  Testing the project

Step 8.  Saving the project and the project group

Step 9. Compiling your OCX

Step 10. Testing your OCX from a new VB project.

Step 11. Packaging your OCX