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Cannot change fontsize at run-time

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On one of my computers I cannot change the fontsize of any activeX controls.  It only seems to be a problem on one of my computers.  Does anyone have an idea why it won't let me do this?
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Top Expert 2004

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If this is on Win95/98 then check if any printer is installed on that machine. I remember having problems with fonts on machine without any printers installed.

S
also see if you are not loging in asa user with limited permisions.

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All machines are running XP Pro and they all have a printer installed.  All machines are logged in as administrators.
I cannot change the fontsize of any activeX controls.
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Time to supply more info:

1:what kind of activeX?  3rd party? costume?

2: How that computer is used? is a developer permanently working there?

3: are those activeX control are being enhanced or upgraded on those machine? or other machine?

4: what happens if you try to change the font? you get an error message? if yes write it here.


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Answers to unknown_routines's questions

1.  So far I have noticed the problem with Forms, TextBoxes, Labels and pictureboxes.  They are all intrinsic VB Controls.

2.  A developer permanently working there.

3.  No.

4.  No error.  I remains at the original fontsize.
Top Expert 2004

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1. Does this developer works on the different locale (language)?
2. Does all machine have / have not / MS Office installed, especially this machine?

S
Top Expert 2004

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...and, are you all using the same font? Check if the default font, or the font you all are using,  is installed proparlly on that machine.

S

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Answer to Shauli's Questions

1.  All machines are using the same language.

2.  All machines are running MS Office.

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All machines are using MS Sans Serif as the default font.
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In MS Word and Notepad I can change the font to just about any size.
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I think it's a hardware problem, so I decided to close the question and split the points.
Thanks.  There were some good ideas.
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