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The following corrections apply to the previous edition of the book: Developing ActiveX Components with Visual Basic 6.0: A Guide to the Perplexed ISBN 1-56276-576-0

Chapter 10 - Clarification

If you want a user defined type to be visible outside of your component (say through a variant or property), it must be public and defined in a public class. That's the only way to get the user defined type to appear in the component's type library, which allows it to be marshalled properly.

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