The validating event on the user control does not fire as expected.
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 .NET Framework service pack that contains this hotfix.
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The English version of this hotfix 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
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Date Time Version Size File name
26-Nov-2002 01:51 1.0.3705.370 1,691,648 System.design.dll
09-Nov-2002 02:12 1.0.3705.370 1,986,560 System.windows.forms.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section of this article.
Steps to reproduce the behavior
- Create a Microsoft Windows Forms application that has two user controls, the UserControl1 user control and the UserControl2 user control. The UserControl1 user control contains a Tab control that has
two tab pages. The TabPage2 tab page contains the UserControl2 user control. The UserControl2 user control contains a
- Paste the following code in the Validating event of the TextBox control:
if ( textBox1.Text.ToLower().IndexOf("a") != -1 )
MessageBox.Show("Invalid entry. Reenter data again.");
e.Cancel = true;
e.Cancel = false;
- In the expected behavior, you type the letter A in the text box on the TabPage2 tab page, and then the e.Cancel
property is set to true. This prevents you from switching to
the TabPage1 tab page because the validation has failed.
However, the bug permits
you to switch to the TabPage1 tab page. When you switch to the TabPage1 tab page, the e.Cancel
property resets to true. Now you cannot switch back to the TabPage2 tab page.
To reproduce the problem, you must have either the UserControl1 user control or the UserControl2 user control involved, or you must have both the UserControl1 user control and the UserControl2 user control involved.
- If you replace the UserControl2 user control with a simple TextBox control on
the TabPage2 tab page, the Validating event and the e.Cancel
property work as expected.
- If you replace the UserControl1 user control with a simple Tab control that has two
tab pages on the form, and you put the UserControl2 user control on the TabPage2 tab page, the
Validating event and the e.Cancel
property work as expected.
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Article ID: 810852 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 2.4
- Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0
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