FIX: IDE Disappears When You Are Editing Attributes

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Article ID: 831560 - View products that this article applies to.
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SYMPTOMS

When you are editing a class attribute in the Microsoft Visual Studio .NET IDE for a class that has many attributes associated with it (64 or more), the IDE disappears.

You may also notice that if you view the count of the attributes that are associated with a class through the code model by using the VCCodeClass.Attributes.Count method, the method returns an incorrect value.

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 2003 service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone 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 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 tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version       Size       File name
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   04-Nov-2003  14:50  13.10.3308.0  2,207,744  C1xx.dll
   04-Nov-2003  21:20  13.10.3308.0  1,966,080  Feacp.dll
   04-Nov-2003  17:30                    5,342  Feacp.lib

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section of this article.

MORE INFORMATION

For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the Standard Terminology That Is Used to Describe Microsoft Software Updates

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Article ID: 831560 - Last Review: October 25, 2005 - Revision: 1.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Visual C++ .NET 2003 Standard Edition
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