PRB: Hosting a WebBrowser Control Inside ActiveX Document or ActiveX Control to be Hosted in Internet Explorer

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SYMPTOMS
When hosting a WebBrowser control inside an ActiveX Document or an ActiveX Control, which in turn are hosted inside Internet Explorer, the WebBrowser control might not always behave as expected.
CAUSE
The WebBrowser control was not designed or tested to be used in an application that will ultimately be hosted in Internet Explorer.
RESOLUTION
Do not use WebBrowser control in above scenario.
STATUS
This behavior is by design.
WebBrowser ActiveX Document
Properties

Article ID: 237685 - Last Review: 02/28/2014 00:27:51 - Revision: 3.1

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