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In Microsoft Office FrontPage 2003, when you try to edit a Web Part that is located on a page in your Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services Web site, you may receive the following error message:
As a result, you cannot view or edit the properties of the Web Part.
The initializestrings method returned the incorrect number of strings. Note that these strings cannot be null.
This problem may occur if the Web Part is located in a Windows SharePoint Services Web site that is located on a Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003 portal. In this situation, you receive the error message that is described in the "Symptoms" section of this article when you open the Web site in FrontPage 2003 and then you try to view or to edit the properties of Web Parts that are contained in any Web pages of that Web site.
This problem is corrected in Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Service Pack 1.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server 2003. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/870924/ )How to obtain the latest service pack for SharePoint Portal Server 2003
To work around this problem, do one of the following as appropriate to your situation:
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 SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Service Pack 1.
For more information about SharePoint Portal Server, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://technet.microsoft.com/office/sharepointserver/bb267364.aspxFor more information about Windows SharePoint Services, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://technet.microsoft.com/windowsserver/sharepoint/bb267377.aspxFor more information about FrontPage, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Article ID: 829067 - Last Review: January 10, 2015 - Revision: 4.6