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donderdag, augustus 03, 2006
As a result of the Eolas patent, Microsoft has changed the way that Internet Explorer loads ActiveX controls. All interactive controls which are embedded directly within a page must now be activated before they can be used.
An article on MSDN[^] provides instructions on a workaround for this change. The work-around involves creating an external script file for every control instance, which may not be practical in a dynamic site.
Terrence Sheflin, of Dundas Software, recently posted an article[^] and a control which attempts to make the workaround more reusable. However, the control has several problems: