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ActivatePrevious Method Uses Z-Order Defined by User

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The ActivatePrevious and ActivateNext methods may not activate windows in the order that you expect.

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Microsoft provides programming examples for illustration only, without warranty either expressed or implied. This includes, but is not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. This article assumes that you are familiar with the programming language that is being demonstrated and with the tools that are used to create and to debug procedures. Microsoft support engineers can help explain the functionality of a particular procedure, but they will not modify these examples to provide added functionality or construct procedures to meet your specific requirements. To work around this problem, use the following procedure.

Sample Visual Basic Procedure

    Sub Test()

       ' Create a new window.

       ' Create a second new window.

       ' For each open window, display the name of the window.
       For Each x In Windows
           MsgBox x.Caption
       Next x

   End Sub

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Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the Microsoft products listed at the beginning of this article.

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Keywords: KB131290, kbprogramming, kbdtacode, kbbug

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Article Info
Article ID : 131290
Revision : 5
Created on : 10/11/2006
Published on : 10/11/2006
Exists online : False
Views : 405