FIX: Menu mnemonics fire on the wrong forms in a multiple-document interface (MDI) Windows Forms application

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Article ID: 833047 - View products that this article applies to.
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SYMPTOMS

In a Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 multiple-document interface (MDI) Windows Forms application, menu mnemonics will fire on arbitrary MDI child forms instead of on the active child form.

RESOLUTION

To obtain a supported hotfix for this problem, see the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
889411 Description of the .NET Framework 1.1 hotfix package: December 10, 2004
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
895251 Availability of the .NET Framework 1.1 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix rollup package for System.windows.forms.dll

WORKAROUND

To work around this problem, override the ProcessDialogChar method of the MDI child form to handle the mnemonic.

STATUS

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

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Article ID: 833047 - Last Review: April 6, 2006 - Revision: 2.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft .NET Framework Software Development Kit 1.0 Service Pack 2
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