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FIX: The caret shape appears as a thick rectangle after you switch from the Korean Input Method Editor (IME) to English in Visual FoxPro 8.0

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You type some English characters. Then, you switch to the Korean Input Method Editor (IME) to type some Korean characters. The caret shape changes to a thick rectangle. Even if you switch back to English, and you type English characters, the caret shape remains a thick rectangle. This problem occurs in Microsoft Visual FoxPro 8.0.
A 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. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

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     Platform   ---------------------------------------------------------------------   03-Dec-2003  09:35     5,357,568  Vfp8.exe         x86   03-Dec-2003  08:37     1,466,368  Vfp8enu.dll      x86   03-Dec-2003  12:30     1,466,368  Vfp8kor.dll      x86   03-Dec-2003  12:30     1,150,976  Vfp8rkor.dll     x86   03-Dec-2003  09:36     3,776,512  Vfp8t.dll        x86   03-Dec-2003  09:36     4,300,800  Vfp8r.dll        x86   03-Dec-2003  08:47     1,150,976  Vfp8renu.dll     x86   03-Dec-2003  13:56                  4,204,032  Vfp8runtime.msm   03-Dec-2003  13:56                    261,632  Vfp8rkor.msm                                            
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For 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: 834271 - Last Review: 01/17/2015 05:54:41 - Revision: 1.5

Microsoft Visual FoxPro 8.0 Professional Edition, Microsoft Visual FoxPro 8.0 SP1

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