FIX: You cannot change resource file after you manually edit the Resource.h file

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This problem occurs if you use a text editor (or anything other than the Properties window of the resource editor) to manually edit the resource IDs in the Resource.h file of your project. The next time that you change any resource in that project (such as by editing a string), you receive the following warning message when you build the project:
Project Path\ warning RC4005: 'HIDC_BUTTON1' : redefinition

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Visual Studio .NET. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
837234 List of bugs that are fixed in Visual Studio .NET 2002 Service Pack 1

Hotfix information

The 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 tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version     Size       File name   ------------------------------------------------------   09-Nov-2002  04:26  7.0.9631.0  2,101,248  Resedit.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Visual Studio .NET 2002 Service Pack 1.

Article ID: 331992 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 17:47:02 - Revision: 2.1

Microsoft Visual C++ .NET 2002 Standard Edition, Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2002 Professional Edition, Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2002 Enterprise Architect, Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2002 Enterprise Developer, Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2002 Academic Edition

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