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DarkBASIC Discussion / anyone...dll/active x help

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SpikeMan
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Posted: 12th Oct 2002 05:02
I am a user of DB from ver. 1.04...
Pro looks good...BUT anyone answer me this..

Call I call a function from a DLL made in VB6...
or anytype of active x control...or .net app

Is there any way to talk with an outside app....


SpikeMan
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GCEclipse
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Posted: 18th Oct 2002 00:44
No you can't unfortunately because the Dlls made in VB6 are ActiveX Dlls.

You can, however, use Dlls made in VC++, Delphi and PureBasic.

Shadow Robert
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Posted: 18th Oct 2002 01:00
You can ... however it will require you to have a sync with the DLL and also export what you want to send to it into a seperate file which it looks for.
It can be more trouble than worth!

I'd suggest making one in C and using Borland Builder (use 5.5, not any above as they all contain clauses for retail use) ... if you actually have a $70/€120/£95 then get MSVC++ 6.0

i'm actually hoping that as DBpro is plugin based (probably builds a compiled DLL within the program with the used functions) that we can finally call DLLs properly ... as in DB 1.1x it was a hit and miss for calling them with thier proper names - as sometimes they worked and sometimes they didn't was quite annoying.

Holy jumping mother of god NOOOO!!!...

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