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.
- Appears when you select Create From File. Type the object's file name and path, or click Browse to select the appropriate file.
- Opens the Browse dialog box that makes it possible for you to select a table or view.
- 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.
- 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.