An insertion point does not appear in the expected position when you use edit controls that use the right-aligned or the center-aligned text style
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When you open a dialog box that contains one or more edit controls on a Microsoft Windows 2000-based computer, and you use the mouse pointer or the TAB key to position the insertion point in one of the edit controls, the insertion point does not appear to be in the expected position. A text character that is one character to the right of the expected insertion point appears to be selected, even though the actual insertion point is in the expected position.
This problem may occur if you use a program on a Windows 2000-based system that uses the earlier version UserControl class to enter text into edit controls.
If the ES_RIGHT or the ES_CENTER style is specified as a control style for the text in the edit control, and the EM_SETSEL control message is used to programmatically select text in the edit control, the text selection is displayed incorrectly when you position the insertion point in one of the edit controls. The selected character in the edit control is one character space to the right of the insertion point's actual position. This problem occurs if you use either the mouse or the TAB key to select the edit control.
Note The ES_RIGHT style right-aligns the text in the edit control. The ES_CENTER style centers the text in the edit control.
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
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PrerequisitesNo prerequisites are required.
Restart requirementYou must restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
File informationThe English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) 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 ----------------------------------------------------------- 10-Dec-2003 22:56 5.0.2195.6824 42,256 Basesrv.dll 21-Sep-2003 00:45 5.0.2195.6824 236,304 Cmd.exe 10-Dec-2003 22:56 5.0.2195.6824 222,992 Gdi32.dll 10-Dec-2003 22:56 5.0.2195.6867 711,440 Kernel32.dll 10-Dec-2003 22:56 5.0.2195.6824 54,032 Mpr.dll 10-Dec-2003 22:56 5.0.2195.6876 334,096 Msgina.dll 08-Dec-2003 18:06 5.0.2195.6824 90,232 Rdpwd.sys 06-Nov-2003 22:29 5.0.2195.6870 5,847,552 Sp3res.dll 10-Dec-2003 22:56 5.0.2195.6880 380,176 User32.dll 10-Dec-2003 22:56 5.0.2195.6876 389,392 Userenv.dll 08-Dec-2003 23:25 5.0.2195.6880 1,629,200 Win32k.sys 11-Nov-2003 00:29 5.0.2195.6873 182,032 Winlogon.exe 10-Dec-2003 22:57 5.0.2195.6873 243,984 Winsrv.dll 10-Dec-2003 22:57 5.0.2195.6867 711,440 Kernel32.dll 08-Dec-2003 23:25 5.0.2195.6880 1,629,200 Win32k.sys 10-Dec-2003 22:57 5.0.2195.6873 243,984 Winsrv.dll 10-Dec-2003 23:05 11,858 Kb833443.cat
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section of this article.
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816915 New file naming schema for Microsoft Windows software update packagesFor additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Article ID: 833443 - Last Review: 11/02/2013 21:56:00 - Revision: 3.0
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
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