Microsoft KB Archive/171478
Article ID: 171478
Article Last Modified on 12/10/2003
- Microsoft Visual Basic 5.0 Control Creation Edition
- Microsoft Visual Basic 5.0 Learning Edition
- Microsoft Visual Basic 5.0 Professional Edition
- Microsoft Visual Basic 5.0 Enterprise Edition
This article was previously published under Q171478
In the versions of Microsoft Visual Basic listed at the beginning of this article, you may be unable to enforce a UserControl's maximum size, minimum size, or fixed size in the UserControl's Resize event. If you set the UserControl's Height and/or Width property during the Resize event, the UserControl may not be set to the specified dimensions when resized in a container.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a bug in the Microsoft products listed at the beginning of this article. This bug has been fixed in Visual Studio 97 Service Pack 2.
For more information on the Visual Studio 97 Service Pack 2, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
170365 INFO: Visual Studio 97 Service Packs - What, Where, and Why
For a list of the Visual Basic 5.0 bugs that were fixed in the Visual Studio 97 Service Pack 2, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
171554 INFO: Visual Basic 5.0 Fixes in Visual Studio 97 Service Pack 2
Steps to Reproduce Behavior
- Start a new "ActiveX Control" project in Visual Basic.
Set the following properties of UserControl1.
Property Value -------- ----- Height 1995 Width 1995 BackColor &H000000FF&
Add the following code to the Resize Event of UserControl1.
Height = 1995 Width = 1995
- Close the window for UserControl1.
- Click Add Project on the File menu. Select "Standard EXE" and click Open.
- Draw an instance of UserControl1 on Form1.
- Resize the control by dragging the top-left sizing handle. Note that the control does not resize to 1995 by 1995 as expected.
Keywords: kbbug kbfix kbvbp500sp2fix kbvs97sp2fix KB171478