Custom ActiveX control fails on release build

Some time ago I created simple custom control (.ocx) using Visual Basic 
6. Recently I decided to also use my control in VC++ apps.

VB:
Using the ActiveX Control Interface Wizard and the Property Page Wizard 
I added the appropriate handlers and a simple property page to change 
the appearance, border, colors, and fonts. Nothing special there.

VC:
The control was installed and registered on the test machine through the 
installer and is located in the system folder. On the development 
machine the application runs fine and the new control works great. On 
the test machine the dialog box fails initialize with a "Path not found" 
error message from my custom control. I verified that the control does 
exist and is registered. Any ideas why the control fails?

Thanks,
Mark
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My error handler had a bug. The On Error statement trapped the "Path not 
found" system error but fell through the sub routine because there was no 
"resume next" statement. This caused the control fail to initialize. Also my 
default path was set to vbNullString rather that the application path. No 
path found, duh, error thrown! A VB problem no VC.

-- 
Mark


"Mark F." wrote:

> Some time ago I created simple custom control (.ocx) using Visual Basic 
> 6. Recently I decided to also use my control in VC++ apps.
> 
> VB:
> Using the ActiveX Control Interface Wizard and the Property Page Wizard 
> I added the appropriate handlers and a simple property page to change 
> the appearance, border, colors, and fonts. Nothing special there.
> 
> VC:
> The control was installed and registered on the test machine through the 
> installer and is located in the system folder. On the development 
> machine the application runs fine and the new control works great. On 
> the test machine the dialog box fails initialize with a "Path not found" 
> error message from my custom control. I verified that the control does 
> exist and is registered. Any ideas why the control fails?
> 
> Thanks,
> Mark
> 
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MarkF (13)
10/22/2005 5:25:02 PM
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