Controls Tab (Components Dialog Box)

Controls tab

Allows you to add controls to your project's Toolbox.

Note This feature is not available in all versions of the Visual Basic Editor.

Tab Options

Available Controls List

Displays the available controls. You add a control by selecting the check box next to its name.

Note You can't remove a control that is used in your project.


Displays the path of the control selected in the Available Controls box.


Displays the Add ActiveX Control dialog box where you can locate and open the control you want.

Selected Items Only

When selected, displays only those controls in the Available Controls list which you have selected to include in the project.


Adds the selected controls to the Toolbox without closing the dialog box.


Adds the selected controls to the Toolbox and closes the Components dialog box.