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Hyperlink Sample (one API function used:-)

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Submitted on: 1/22/2015 10:12:00 PM
By: Vlad Vissoultchev (from psc cd)  
Level: Intermediate
User Rating: By 122 Users
Compatibility: VB 6.0
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     This is in response to a yesterday's submission. No timer. No Set/Release capture (almost). The trick is that windowless controls ARE capturing mouse events upon mousedown BY DESIGN. So every label, image, or custom windowless control has the capture ability build-in. Thank you VB, I just figured out how to use this. Purely as an excercise you can encapsulate this code in a windowless usercontrol. Anyway, this implementation has at least two flaws. Can you find them? :-)) UPDATED: By popular demand now supports right click context menu, OLE drag&drop (good enough), "hand" mouse cursor (with shadow on win2k!), WM_CANCELMODE (pretty decently). More API's used but still under 160 lines of code. 10x for the votes

 

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'Windows API/Global Declarations for :Hyperlink Sample (one API function used:-)
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Private Declare Sub mouse_event Lib "user32"( _
ByVal dwFlags As Long, ByVal dx As Long, _
ByVal dy As Long, ByVal cButtons As Long, _
ByVal dwExtraInfo As Long)
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