Microsoft KB Archive/171484
Article ID: 171484
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 Q171484
The BAS Module Window becomes transparent and only the frame is visible.
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 Visual Basic 5.0.
- If you are not already using Visual Basic 5.0 in SDI mode, then go to Tools | Options, select the Advanced tab, and check the SDI Development Environment option. You must restart Visual Basic 5.0 for this setting to take effect.
- Create a new Standard EXE project.
- Insert a new module into the project.
- Minimize the module Window.
- Minimize the IDE Window.
- Restore the IDE Window.
- Restore the module Window. Note that only module Window frame is restored. The window itself is transparent.
Keywords: kbbug kbfix kbvbp500sp2fix kbvs97sp2fix KB171484