Inserting an ActiveX control
You can insert an ActiveX control in your page. ActiveX controls (formerly known as OLE controls) are reusable components, somewhat like miniature applications, that can act like browser plug-ins. They run in Internet Explorer with Windows, but they dont run on the Macintosh or in Netscape Navigator. The ActiveX object in Dreamweaver lets you supply attributes and parameters for an ActiveX control in your visitors browser.
To insert ActiveX control content:
- In the Document window, place the insertion point where you want to insert the content and do one of the following:
- In the Common category of the Insert bar, click the drop down arrow on the Media button and select the ActiveX icon.
- In the Common category of the Insert bar, click the drop down arrow on the Media button and select the ActiveX icon. With the ActiveX icon displayed in the Insert bar, you can drag the icon to the Document window
- Select Insert > Media > ActiveX.
An icon marks where the ActiveX control will appear on the page in Internet Explorer.
For information on the available properties, see Setting ActiveX properties.