List of Knowledge Base keywords that you can use to search for languages articles

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The Microsoft Knowledge Base is categorized by keywords. This article lists the keywords specific to articles in the languages collection, and those include the programming language products listed at the beginning of this article.
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Major Languages and Minor Knowledge Base Keywords

Each Knowledge Base article in the languages collection may contain one or more product-specific keyword (called KBKeyword) that places the article in the appropriate category. Some of the Knowledge Base keywords are composed of the resulting concatenation of a major topic keyword and a minor topic keyword. For example, you can find all of the Microsoft Foundation Classes (MFC) Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) issue articles when you use MfcDatabase as the keyword in your search. In some cases, you can use the asterisk (*) wildcard search function to find articles that fall into the general subcategory. In addition, to find all of the articles that apply to MFC issues, query on Mfc*. An article usually has only one Knowledge Base keyword but it can have more.

The following table lists the topics in the Knowledge Base and their corresponding Knowledge Base keywords. The minor topics are in the indented list under each major topic.
   Major Topic      Minor Topic                                       KBKeyword   ----------------------------------------------------------------General Topics:          Install custom program on a user's computer     kbAppSetup        Active Template Library (ATL)                   kbATL        Sample code not compilable by itself.           kbCodeSnippet        Application deployment issues                   kbDeployment        Article written by groups in Developer Support  kbDSupport        ATL Consumer and Provider issues                kbDTL        Relating to SQL Server English Query            kbEngQuery        Java Database Connectivity                      kbJDBC        General Information not related to programming  kbGenInfo        Microsoft Foundation Classes for Visual C++     kbMFC        Relating to MS Query                            kbMSQuery        OLE Database Interface                          kbOLEDB        Remote Data Objects                             kbRDO        Remote Data Service (RDS)                       kbRDS        Miscellaneous tools                             kbMiscTools        Template issues                                 kbtemplate        T-SQL debugger add-in                           kbTSQL        Using wizards                                   kbwizard        Microsoft product installation issues           kbsetup        ActiveX Data Object                             kbADO        Data Access Objects                             kbDAO        DevStudio Version Keywords:          Complete Visual Studio package                  kbVS        Complete Visual Studio 97 package               kbVS97        Complete Visual Studio version 6.00 package     kbVS600        Visual Studio version 6.00 bug                  kbVS600bug        Visual Studio version 6.00 fix                  kbVS600fix        Visual Studio version 6.00 Service Pack 1       kbVS600SP1        Visual Studio version 6.00 Service Pack 1 fix   kbVS600SP1fix        Visual Studio version 6.00 Service Pack 2       kbVS600SP2        Visual Studio version 6.00 Service Pack 2 fix   kbVS600SP2fix        Visual Studio version 6.00 Service Pack 3       kbVS600SP3        Visual Studio version 6.00 Service Pack 3 fix   kbVS600SP3fix        Visual Studio version 6.00 Service Pack 4       kbVS600SP4        Visual Studio version 6.00 Service Pack 4 fix   kbVS600SP4fix        Visual Studio version 6.00 Service Pack 5       kbVS600SP5        Visual Studio version 6.00 Service Pack 5 fix   kbVS600SP5fix        Visual Studio version 6.00 Service Pack 6       kbVS600SP6        Visual Studio version 6.00 Service Pack 6 fix   kbVS600SP6fix        Complete Visual Studio 97 package               kbVS97        Visual Studio 97 package bug                    kbVS97bug        Visual Studio 97 fix                            kbVS97fix        Visual Studio 97 Service Pack 1                 kbVS97sp1        Visual Studio 97 Service Pack 1 bug             kbVS97sp1bug        Visual Studio 97 Service Pack 1 fix             kbVS97sp1fix        Visual Studio 97 Service Pack 2                 kbVS97sp2        Visual Studio 97 Service Pack 2 bug             kbVS97sp2bug        Visual Studio 97 Service Pack 2 fix             kbVS97sp2fix        Visual Studio 97 Service Pack 3                 kbVS97sp3        Visual Studio 97 Service Pack 3 bug             kbVS97sp3bug        Visual Studio 97 Service Pack 3 fix             kbVS97sp3fix        Visual Studio .NEt 2003 Service Pack 1          kbVSNET2003sp1fix  C Compiler Specific:          C language only, Not C++ related                kbConly  C++ Compiler Specific:          C++ Language only                               kbCPPonly  General Compiler Keywords:          Assembly codegen in Compiler/Virtual Machine    kbCodeGen        Compiler                                        kbCompiler        C run-time libraries                            kbCRT        Online documents interface                      kbDocs        C Language syntax, compiler parsing             kbLangC        CPP language syntax, compiler parsing           kbLangCPP        Linker (grouping)                               kbLinker        Nmake build tool                                kbNMake        Specifically for Windows NT OS                  kbNTOS        Resource Editors                                kbResourceEd  Integrated Debugging:          Debugging code; not troubleshooting             kbDebug        Integrated Development Environment (IDE)        kbide  Drivers and IISAMs:          Third-party components or drivers               kb3rdparty        ActiveX Data Objects                            kbADO250         All database issues                             kbDatabase        dBASE technology or format                      kbDBase        Distribution or creation of database drivers    kbDriver        Excel                                           kbExcel          Installable ISAM issues                         kbIISAM        JET database issues                             kbJET        Microsoft Data Access Component                 kbMDAC250        ODBC programming, drivers, or databases         kbODBC        ODBC programming, drivers, or databases         kbODBC200bug        ODBC programming, drivers, or databases         kbODBC200fix        ODBC programming, drivers, or databases         kbODBC210        ODBC programming, drivers, or databases         kbODBC210bug        ODBC programming, drivers, or databases         kbODBC210fix        ODBC programming, drivers, or databases         kbODBC250        ODBC programming, drivers, or databases         kbODBC250bug        ODBC programming, drivers, or databases         kbODBC250fix        ODBC programming, drivers, or databases         kbODBC300        ODBC programming, drivers, or databases         kbODBC300bug        ODBC programming, drivers, or databases         kbODBC300fix        ODBC programming, drivers, or databases         kbODBC350        ODBC programming, drivers, or databases         kbODBC350bug        ODBC programming, drivers, or databases         kbODBC350fix        ODBC programming, drivers, or databases         kbODBC351        ODBC programming, drivers, or databases         kbODBC351bug        ODBC programming, drivers, or databases         kbODBC351fix        ODBC programming, drivers, or databases         kbODBC351qfe        ODBC programming, drivers, or databases         kbODBC360        ODBC programming, drivers, or databases         kbODBC360bug        ODBC programming, drivers, or databases         kbODBC360fix        Oracle products and technologies                kbOracle        Microsoft SQL Server                            kbSQLServ        Visual FoxPro                                   kbVFp        Exchange                                        kbXchge    MSDE:          Ver. 1.0 Microsoft Data Engine                  kbMSDE100        Ver 1.0 bug Microsoft Data Engine               kbMSDE100bug        Ver 1.0 fix Microsoft Data Engine               kbMSDE100fixOLE DB Providers:          OLE/DB consumer                                 kbConsumer        Microsoft Index Server                          kbIdxServ        OLE DB Simple provider                          kbOSP  SDK's:          OLE DB providers                                kbProvider        Data Access Objects                             kbDAO        Data Access Object SDK                          kbSDKDAO        Ver. 3.5 Data Access Object SDK                 kbSDKDAO350        Ver. 3.5 bug Data Access Object SDK             kbSDKDAO350bug        Ver. 3.5 fix Data Access Object SDK             kbSDKDAO350fix        Data Access SDK                                 kbSDKDataAc        Ver. 2.0 bug Data Access SDK                    kbSDKDataAc200bug        Ver. 2.0 fix Data Access SDK                    kbSDKDataAc200fix        Old ODBC SDK                                    kbSDKODBC  Visual Database Tools:          Old OLEDB SDK                                   kbSDKOLEDB        Database Tools                                  kbVisDBTools        Ver. 2.0 Database Tools                         kbVisDBTools200        Ver. 2.0 bug Database Tools                     kbVisDBTools200bug        Ver. 2.0 fix Database Tools                     kbVisDBTools200fix  Mastering:          Mastering COM/COM Plus                          kbMastCOM        Mastering MFC                                   kbMastMFC        Mastering Microsoft Visual C++                  kbMastVC        Mastering Microsoft Visual Studio               kbMastVS  Microsoft Installer:          Microsoft Windows Installer                     kbMSI        Ver. 1.0 Microsoft Windows Installer            kbMSI100        Ver. 1.0 bug Microsoft Windows Installer        kbMSI100bug        Ver. 1.0 fix Microsoft Windows Installer        kbMSI100fix        Ver. 1.1 Microsoft Windows Installer            kbMSI110        Ver. 1.1 bug Microsoft Windows Installer        kbMSI110bug        Ver. 1.1 fix Microsoft Windows Installer        kbMSI110fix        Microsoft Windows Installer FAQ                 kbMSIFAQ  Migration DLL's:          Migration DLL                                   kbMigrationDLL        Migration DLL FAQ                               kbMigrationDLLFAQ        Migrating from Windows 9x to Windows 2000       kbMigWin9xtoWin2k  MSDN:          Online documents interface                      kbDocs        HTML Help system                                kbHTMLHelp        Specific to or interaction with MSDN            kbMSDN  Platform SDK Tools:          Integrated Development Environment (IDE)        kbide        Performance Improvement Analysis tools          kbPerformanceTool        Products that ship with the Platform SDK        kbSDKPlatform        Windows File Protection                         kbWFP  Visual C++ Tools:          Application Programming Interface               kbAPI        Automation tasks, programming, or functions     kbAutomation        Visual C++ ClassViewer                          kbClassView        Class Wizard                                    kbClassWizard        Component Gallery                               kbCompGallery        Custom Wizard                                   kbCustomWizard        Debugging code; not troubleshooting             kbDebug        Developer Studio Development Environment        kbDevStudio        Editing environment issues                      kbEditor        Resource Editors                                kbResourceEd        General scripting                               kbScript  Visual Studio Tools:          Programming or using InfoViewer                 kbInfoViewer        Visual C++ Object Model                         kbVCObj        Visual Analyzer                                 kbVisAnalyzer        Visual Studio Installer                         kbVSI  WinDebug Environment:         (WinDBG.EXE) Windows Kernel Debugger            kbWinDBG  WinHelp API:          Old WinHelp Compiler (NOT HTMLHelp)            kbWinHelp  Platform, OS, or Edition Keywords:          Specific to DEC Alpha                          kbDecAlpha        Enterprise edition of a product                kbEEdition        Intel x86 Emulation                            kbEmulatex86        Learning edition of a product                  kbLEdition        MIPS Chip Platform                             kbMIPS        Professional edition of a product              kbPEdition        PowerPC Processor                              kbPowerPC        Standard edition of a product                  kbSEdition        Hitachi SuperH processors                      kbSuperH        Windows Millennium Edition operating system    kbWinOSMe        Windows 2000 operating system                  kbWinOS2000        Windows 95 operating system                    kbWinOS95        Windows 98 operating system                    kbWinOS98        Windows CE OS                                  kbWinCE                Intel x86 platform                             kbx86      Product Version Keywords:        Visual C++ product                             kbVC        Ver. 6.0 Visual C++ product                    kbVC600        Ver. 6.0 bug Visual C++ product                kbVC600bug        Ver. 6.0 fix Visual C++ product                kbVC600fix        Ver. 6.0 QFE Visual C++ product                kbVC600QFE        Visual C++ 2005                                kbvcpp2005RTM      Standard Template Library:         Standard Template Libraries                     kbSTL       Template issues                                 kbtemplate  WinCE Embedded Toolkit:         OEM Adaptation Kit for Windows CE               kbOAK  ATL Version Keywords:         Ver. 1.1 Active Template Library                kbATL110       Ver. 1.1 bug Active Template Library            kbATL110bug       Ver. 1.1 fix Active Template Library            kbATL110fix       Ver. 2.0 Active Template Library                kbATL200       Ver. 2.0 bug Active Template Library            kbATL200bug       Ver. 2.0 fix Active Template Library            kbATL200fix       Ver. 2.1 Active Template Library                kbATL210       Ver. 2.1 bug Active Template Library            kbATL210bug       Ver. 2.1 fix Active Template Library            kbATL210fix       Ver. 3.0 Active Template Library                kbATL300       Ver. 3.0 bug Active Template Library            kbATL300bug       Ver. 3.0 fix Active Template Library            kbATL300fix  COM Related Technologies:         Active Documents                                kbActiveDocs       ActiveX technology or derived                   kbActiveX       COM Event issues                                kbActivexEvents       Active Server Pages (ASP)                       kbASP       Class Wizard                                    kbClassWizard       Component Object Model (COM)                    kbCOMt       COM Connection Points                           kbConnPts       OLE Container                                   kbContainer       Programming or use of OCX                       kbCtrl       Distributed COM                                 kbDCOM       Issues related to the IDL files                 kbIDL       OLE Inproc Server                               kbInprocSvr       Licensing issues in programming                 kbLicensing       COM Local Servers                               kbLocalSvr       MIDL compiler                                   kbMIDL       ODL files                                       kbODL       Application Linking and Embedding               kbole       OLE persistent storage                          kbPersistSt  ATL Specific Technology Keywords:         Active Template Library (ATL)                   kbATL       ATL Windowing Classes                           kbATLWC  MFC Specific Technologies:         Context-sensitive help programming              kbCSHelp       Document view architecture                      kbDocView       Multiple Document Interface                     kbMDI       Microsoft Foundation Classes (MFC) for VC++     kbMFC       MFC classes derived from CControlBar            kbMFCCtrlBar       Programming toolbars                            kbToolbar       User interface design                           kbUIDesign  Other technologies:         Data Access Objects                             kbDAO       All database issues                             kbDatabase       IDataObject                                     kbDataObject       Internet Service API (ISAPI)                    kbISAPI       Macintosh computers or OS                       kbMAC       Microsoft Management Console                    kbMMC       Microsoft Transaction Server                    kbMTS       ODBC programming, drivers, or databases         kbODBC       OLE Database Interface                          kbOLEDB       VBX controls                                    kbVBX  MFC and ATL:         Architecture at lower level of technology       kbArchitecture       Windows ClipBoard                               kbClipboard       Windows common controls                         kbCmnCtrls       Common dialog boxes                             kbCmnDlg       Array, list, or enum class of technology        kbCollectionClass       Component Gallery                               kbCompGallery       Control creation; not usage                     kbCtrlCreate       Custom Wizard                                   kbCustomWizard       Date and time issues                            kbDateTime       Debugging code; not troubleshooting             kbDebug       Creation/use of dialog boxes                    kbDlg       Programming issues in Dynamic Link Libraries    kbDLL       Programming DropDown interfaces                 kbDragDrop       Exception Handling in C++ only                  kbExceptHandCPP       Exception Handling in MFC only                  kbExceptHandMFC       Structured Exception Handling in Win32          kbExceptHandSEH       File input/output                               kbFileIO       WinSDK graphics                                 kbGDI       Keyboard accelerators                           kbKeyAccel       Localize for specific international market      kbLocalization       Menu resources or manipulating Windows UI       kbMenu       Printing                                        kbPrinting       Windows registry issues                         kbRegistry       All security issues                             kbSecurity       Programming of Windows NT system Services       kbService       Smart Pointers and Helpers                      kbSmartPtr       Relating to strings or string resources         kbString       Template issues                                 kbtemplate       Multithreading                                  kbThread       Windows CE OS                                   kbWinCE       Communication sockets                           kbWinsock

Product-Specific Keywords

You can use Knowledge Base keywords to organize articles that apply to programming languages or to search for a specific group of language articles.

Knowledge Base-Wide Keywords

Each article in the languages collection also contains at least one generic, Knowledge Base-wide keyword. The Knowledge Base-wide keywords are standard throughout the Microsoft Knowledge Base, appearing in all Knowledge Base articles, regardless of product. You can use the Knowledge Base-wide keywords to organize all Knowledge Base articles or to search for articles across several Microsoft products.
References
For a list of KBKeywords about other Microsoft developer products, use these keywords to query the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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For additional information on using Microsoft Knowledgebase keywords, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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Article ID: 117552 - Last Review: 02/28/2014 07:55:15 - Revision: 6.0

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