Consider the following scenario. You create a Microsoft Visual C++ .NET 2003 Microsoft Foundation Classes (MFC) application. The MFC application contains a dialog box. The dialog box contains grouped option buttons and at least one ActiveX control. You compile the application, and then you run the application. In the dialog box, you select an option button by using an arrow key. In this scenario, a value that is not valid (-1) is returned for the option button that you select. This problem does not occur if you click to select an option button by using the mouse.
Note An option button is also known as a radio button.
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 Microsoft 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:
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 file attributes) 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 item in Control Panel.