SftTree/OCX can be used with most development tools that support ActiveX controls. This section shows how to use the control with some of the most popular development tools.
The control is automatically registered in the Windows Registry during installation of SftTree/OCX. Please see Distributing SftTree/OCX for information on how to ship the control with your application.
Many development tools offer a palette or tool bar of available ActiveX controls. The control SftTree/OCX may be added to these tool bars automatically, or you may have to take additional steps to make the control available to a development tool or project. Check your development tool's documentation for detailed information on how to use ActiveX controls.
Once the SftTree/OCX control is available, it can be added to forms, dialogs or windows.
By right clicking on the control in design mode, most development tools will display a popup menu which allows access to the Property Dialogs provided by SftTree/OCX. The Property Dialogs are used to define all design-time properties of the control.
Some development tools also display their own property window. This property window normally displays only the properties of the SftTree/OCX object. Other objects which the control may offer are not shown. These can only be modified though the Property Dialogs. The development tool's property window may provide access to the SftTree/OCX online help using the F1 key or a similar mechanism.
The Property Dialogs offered by SftTree/OCX display context sensitive help by double-clicking on the description of a property or by right-clicking on any displayed property of the Property Dialogs.