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Microsoft KB Archive/171542

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Article ID: 171542

Article Last Modified on 6/6/2001



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Visual Studio 97 Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 5.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Visual InterDev 1.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Visual J++ 1.1 Standard Edition



This article was previously published under Q171542

SYMPTOMS

The Developer Studio menus will always be drawn on the primary monitor of a multiple-monitor system, even if the menu bar is elsewhere.

This only applies to versions of Windows that provide multi-monitor support.


RESOLUTION

Developer Studio must be run from the primary monitor.

STATUS

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 3.

For more information, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

170365 INFO: Visual Studio 97 Service Packs - What, Where, and Why


MORE INFORMATION

If Developer Studio is run in a monitor other than the primary monitor, the menu bar will be displayed on the correct monitor, but any of the sub-menus (File, Edit, View, etc.) will be displayed on the primary monitor.

Keywords: kbbug kbfix kbvs97sp2fix kbvbp500sp3fix KB171542