WD: Null Value as First Element of Array Displays Empty List Box

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SYMPTOMS
A list box will not display the array if the first element of the arraycontains a null string.

For example, the following macro will display an empty list box:
   Sub Main      Dim MyArray$(3)      For x = 0 to 3         MyArray$(x) = str$(x)      next x      ' Set the first element to a null string      MyArray$(0) = ""      Begin Dialog UserDialog 320, 180, "Microsoft Word"         OKButton 6, 8, 65, 20         ListBox 6, 39, 167, 123, MyArray$(), .ListBox1      End Dialog      Dim MyDialog as UserDialog      Dialog MyDialog   End Sub				
RESOLUTION
Change the first element to contain one of the items from the array.
STATUS
We are researching this problem and will post new information here in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base as it becomes available.
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Article ID: 119416 - Last Review: 09/13/2013 18:58:49 - Revision: 2.3

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