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BUG #: 2109 (plato7x)
If you use a Microsoft Visual Basic User Defined Function in a calculated member, and then the calculated member is used in a Pivot Table control in either Microsoft Excel or Microsoft Internet Explorer, an "Application Error" may occur when you exit Microsoft Excel or Internet Explorer.
SQL Server 2000 (Analysis Services)To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for the Microsoft SQL Server 2000 (the Analysis Services Components - Sql2kasp1.exe). For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/290211/EN-US/ )INF: How to Obtain the Latest SQL Server 2000 Service Pack
Use the Msvbvm60.dll (version 184.108.40.206) Visual Basic run-time file in Visual Studio 6.0 Service Pack 4 (SP4).
You can download Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0 SP4 from the following Microsoft Web site at:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
SQL Server 2000 (Analysis Services)This problem was first corrected in the Analysis Services Components of Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 1.
You can extend the list of built-in functions by creating libraries of functions using the Component Object Model (COM) in Microsoft Visual Basic. You can register these libraries and use your functions in calculated member definitions and other expressions written in Multi-dimensional Expressions (MDX).
REFERENCESFor more information about the use of external functions with Microsoft Analysis Services, see the "Registered Function Libraries" topic in SQL Server Books Online.