FIX: Changes in the Properties Window of an ActiveX Control Are Not Persisted

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SYMPTOMS

If you insert a Microsoft ActiveX control in a Microsoft Foundation Classes (MFC) Dialog project, and then you change the properties of the ActiveX control by using the control's Properties window, the changes are not saved when you close the project.

CAUSE

This problem occurs because the container where you inserted the ActiveX control does not verify the OnChanged event when you change the properties of the control.

Note This suggests that the ActiveX control calls the BoundsPropertyRequestEdit method before changing a property and then calls the BoundsPropertyChanged method after changing it. For the following resolution to work, the control must call these methods (if it is not already doing so).

RESOLUTION

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next Visual Studio .NET service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the fix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question. The English version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version     Size       File name
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   13-Sep-2002  02:44  7.0.9608.0  2,101,248  Resedit.dll

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

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Article ID: 329076 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 1.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Visual C++ .NET 2002 Standard Edition
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