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Default HOW TO create an ActiveX ocx from VB.Net ?

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In VB6, it as possible to create am ActiveX (ocx) component by this type of project.

I already was able to create a Type Library COM, (tlb) in VB.Net, but what I really need, is to create a ActiveX with a User control Interface compatible with other languages that does not support .Net framework until, like VB6, Visual DataFlex, COBOL and others...

I try to create a Windows UserControl Project, and make this class available to COM Interop, but when it is build, just a tlb file is generated with the class, but the COM is not registered like an ActiveX component!

I am missing some? What? Or it's not possible?

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Although I've never done it, I'll venture a guess that you won't be able to build a .NET control that can be consumed in a non-.NET application. However, you can build .NET *classes* for use in non-.NET applications. The main requirement here is that the classes accept and return types that can translate to the consuming application's types.

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