WD2000: Word Stops Responding When Communicating with OLE1 OCX Through DDE to VBA Form

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SYMPTOMS

Word stops responding when an out-of-process application uses a Visual Basic (VB) OLE control (OCX) on a Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) form in Word to communicate with the application through a dynamic data exchange (DDE) link.

CAUSE

Word is sending a RETRYLATER message to the control, when it should be sending an ISHANDLED message.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
276367 OFF2000: How to Obtain the Latest Office 2000 Service Pack

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 2.

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Article ID: 255970 - Last Review: February 28, 2014 - Revision: 1.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Word 2000 Service Pack 1
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