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When you use the Microsoft Visual Basic command line argument /MAKE to compile an ActiveX .exe document, user documents may get truncated.
A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that this article describes. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
Note You must have a Visual Studio license agreement to obtain this hotfix.
To resolve this problem, 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:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote 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 fix should have the following file attributes or later:
Date Version Size File name ---------------------------------------------- 18-Sep-2001 22.214.171.124 1.79 MB VB6.exe
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
Steps to Reproduce the Behavior
For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/190165/EN-US/ )BUG: Compile Errors When Using Command Line Argument /MAKE