FIX: Parentheses may be added around every letter when you type a line of code in the Visual Basic 2005 Code Editor on a computer that is running the .NET Framework 2.0

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Article ID: 916209 - View products that this article applies to.
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SYMPTOMS

Consider the following scenario:
  • In the Microsoft Visual Basic 2005 Code Editor, you type a line of code. Then, you press ENTER.
  • The computer is running the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0.
In this scenario, parentheses may be added around every letter in the line of code. Additionally, you cannot delete the parentheses.

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information



A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

To download this hotfix from the MSDN Code Gallery, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/KB916209

Note The MSDN Code Gallery displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language listed, it is because the Code Gallery resource page is not available for that language.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support

Prerequisites

No prerequisites are required.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

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.
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
System.design.dll2.0.50727.865,050,36810-Mar-200605:46x86

STATUS

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

MORE INFORMATION

For more 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: 916209 - Last Review: October 9, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0, when used with:
    • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Standard Edition
    • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition
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