Controlling an Automation Server with Early Binding
Version Compatibility: Visual Basic 6
There are two ways to control an Automation server: by using either late binding or early binding. With late binding, methods are not bound until run-time and the Automation Server is declared as an object. With early binding, your application knows at design-time the exact type of object it will be communicating with, and can declare its objects as a specific type. This sample uses early binding, which is considered better in most cases because it affords greater performance and better type safety. There is more documentation included in the download.
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