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Visual Studio crashing when I click on custom control

Posted on 2009-05-05
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Hello,

I have a custom control.  When I try and build my project, or click on the custom control (placed in another form) visual studio crashes saying:

Microsoft Visual Studio has encountered a problem and needs to close.

It was working at some point, so obviously I have done something to piss visual studio off... how can I figure out what I did, and what I need to do to fix it?
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Question by:BobBarker_99
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by:BobBarker_99
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Well I seem to have figured it out by a process of eliminating... just commenting parts out, and uncommenting them.  Everything is  uncommented now, and it still works.  I only made 1 change, checking for a null value in a property.  

Does vs call that property or something?  Because in my code I never call it before it is initialized... is that somethin that vs does? in design mode?
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by:JackOfPH
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Well, it depends on the location of the code...

If you put a code inside the form load or the sub new. And an error was encountered visual studio cannot load that control, or let you drag it in your form.
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by:BobBarker_99
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Its not in form load or new..

Its just in a "set" property.  So either it was the change i made there that made the difference, or just some glitch in vs, that commenting out, and uncommenting the code fixed..?  

Sometimes vs drives me crazy!
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by:JackOfPH
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Can you  post the code?
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JackOfPH earned 500 total points
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Check this out... you might be a victim of a bug in from microsoft...

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957912
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