Monthly Archives: April 2008

true multithreading in vfp

in this 4th part i will describe here a way of obtaining true multi threading with vfp and the interop toolkit usercontrol. as you know this is impossible in vfp alone although there are some ways of achieving this through com and use of timers.

the method for doing this has been adapted from the code found here:
http://www.codeproject.com/kb/vb-interop/vb6interoptoolkit2.aspx
you should also read this article thoroughly.

so fire up vb 2005 express and create a new interop user control project..see here for how.  name it multithreadedcontrol. rename the interopusercontrol.vb to bbinteropusercontrol.vb

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