WD: Null Value as First Element of Array Displays Empty List Box

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SYMPTOMS

A list box will not display the array if the first element of the array contains a null string.

For example, the following macro will display an empty list box:
   Sub Main
      Dim MyArray$(3)
      For x = 0 to 3
         MyArray$(x) = str$(x)
      next x
      ' Set the first element to a null string
      MyArray$(0) = ""
      Begin Dialog UserDialog 320, 180, "Microsoft Word"
         OKButton 6, 8, 65, 20
         ListBox 6, 39, 167, 123, MyArray$(), .ListBox1
      End Dialog
      Dim MyDialog as UserDialog
      Dialog MyDialog
   End Sub
				

RESOLUTION

Change the first element to contain one of the items from the array.

STATUS

We are researching this problem and will post new information here in the Microsoft Knowledge Base as it becomes available.

MORE INFORMATION

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Article ID: 119416 - Last Review: September 13, 2013 - Revision: 2.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Word 6.0 for Macintosh
  • Microsoft Word 6.01 for Macintosh
  • Microsoft Word 6.01 for Macintosh
  • Microsoft Word 6.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Word 6.0a
  • Microsoft Word 6.0c
  • Microsoft Word 6.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Word 95 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Word 95a
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