Insert Object Dialog Box

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This dialog box lists the OLE objects you can link or embed in your application for forms or General fields in Visual FoxPro tables.

In a browse window, double-click a General field to bring up an editing window and enable the Insert Object command.

For a form, select an OLE Container control while a form is displayed. This displays the Insert Object dialog box and the new object is stored in the field to which the control is bound.

Create New


Displays the Object Type box so you can choose an OLE application in which to create a new object.
Object Type


Appears when you select Create New, and displays the OLE applications installed on your computer. Select an application in which to create the object.
Create From File


Displays the File box so you can specify an existing object to insert.
File


Appears when you select Create From File. Type the object's file name and path, or click Browse to select the appropriate file.
Browse


Opens the Browse dialog box that makes it possible for you to select a table or view.
Link


Links the object. If you don't select this option, the object is embedded.
Display As Icon


Displays the inserted object as an icon. The icon comes from the application in which the object was created.
Results


Depending on the radio button selected, can display a description of action to be performed on the contents of the file after you click OK, a Unique Identifier, and a path to the Control or Object Type selection. You can alter the description displayed by choosing the Create New, Create from File, or Display As Icon options.
Change Icon


Displays the Change Icon dialog box, which makes it possible for you to select a different icon for the OLE object. Appears when you select the Display As Icon option.
Insert Control (forms only)


Displays the Control Type box so you can insert an ActiveX control.
Control Type (forms only)


Appears when Insert Control is selected, and lists the ActiveX controls you can insert.
Add Control (forms only)


Appears when Insert Control is selected, and displays the Browse dialog box so you can find and select an ActiveX control not listed under Control Type.

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