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An ActiveX control does not appear as you expect it to when you add the control to a form in InfoPath


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Symptoms

When you add an ActiveX control to a form in Microsoft Office InfoPath 2007 or in Microsoft Office InfoPath 2003, the control does not appear as you expect it to.

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Cause

This behavior occurs if the ActiveX control requires aggregation. InfoPath 2007, InfoPath 2003, and InfoPath 2003 Service Pack 1 do not support controls that require aggregation.

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More information

Steps to reproduce the behavior

1.Start InfoPath 2003.
2.On the File menu, click Design a Form.
3.In the Design a Form task pane, click New Blank Form.
4.In the Design Tasks task pane, click Controls, and then click Add or Remove Custom Controls.
5.In the Add or Remove Custom Controls dialog box, click Add.
6.Under Select a control in the Add Custom Control Wizard, click Microsoft Forms 2.0 OptionButton, and then click Next.
7.Click Next four times, and then click Finish.
8.Under Insert controls in the Controls task pane, click Microsoft Forms 2.0 OptionButton under Custom.
9.On the standard toolbar, click Preview Form. The OptionButton control appears as a red X.

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References

For additional information about aggregation, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

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Keywords: KB891165, kbcontrol, kbprb, kbprogramming, kbbug, kbtshoot

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Article Info
Article ID : 891165
Revision : 3
Created on : 11/16/2007
Published on : 11/16/2007
Exists online : False
Views : 384