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Consider the following scenario:
The code in the head file of the user control should contain a member variable declaration for the controls that are included in the user control. However, in this scenario, the member variable declaration for the Button control may disappear from the head file.
A circular control reference has been made. A control cannot be owned by or parented to itself. Hide <> at System.Windows.Forms.Control.CheckParentingCycle(Control bottom, Control toFind) at System.Windows.Forms.Control.ControlCollection.Add(Control value) at System.Windows.Forms.Design.ControlDesigner.DesignerControlCollection.Add(Control c)
This problem occurs because Visual C++ Designer deletes the member variable declaration for the Button control from the head file of the user control.
Hotfix informationA 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 2005 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 phone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=fh;[LN];CNTACTMSNote 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.
PrerequisitesYou must have Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 installed to apply this hotfix.
Restart requirementYou have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
File informationThe 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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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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Article ID: 924932 - Last Review: November 7, 2006 - Revision: 1.1