How to Start a project
Start the visual basic by clicking Start>>Programs>>Microsoft Visual Studio
6.0>>Microsoft Visual Basic
When you start VB for the first time project wizard will be opened and following project
templates will be displayed
" Standard EXE
It is a typical Application.
" ActiveX EXE, ActiveX DLL
Available with Professional Edition. ActiveX components are basic code-building
elements that don’t have a visible interface and that can add functionality to your
" ActiveX Control
Used to develop your own ActiveX controls. It is a basic element of the user interface
. If the ActiveX control that comes with Visual Basic don’t provide the required
functionality then custom ActiveX controls can be build.
" ActiveX Document DLL, ActiveX Document EXE
ActiveX documents are in essence Visual Basic applications that can run in the
environment of a container that supports hyperlinking
" VB Application Wizard, VB Wizard Manager
The Application Wizard takes through the steps of setting up the skeleton of a new
application like a template in any MS-office component where basic structure is
readily available and changes can be made depending on the need.
Whereas VB Wizard Manager helps in building our own Wizard which is a sequence
of windows that collects information from user required for building an application.
" Data Project
This is a feature of enterprise edition that automatically adds the controls that are used
in accessing databases to the Toolbox
" DHTML Application
Allows to build Dynamic HTML pages that can be displayed in the browser's window
on a client computer. It helps user in viewing the data lying with any RDBMS
package at the backend and can also edit that and can do the queries also through
" IIS Application
Allows to build applications that run on the Web server and interact with clients over
the Internet with Internet Information Server
Own Add-Ins can be created for the Visual basic IDE. Add-Ins are special commands
that can be added to Visual Basic menus
" VB Enterprise Edition Control
It simply creates a new Standard EXE project and loads all the tools of the Enterprise
Choose Standard EXE from the available screen
A blank form will appear on the screen with Project Explorer Window, PropertiesWindow and Tool Box.Which is declare in last post.