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ERROR   'Button16" is not a member of   Test.FormName

Posted on 2011-02-22
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I have been successfully using a Button on a form for more than a year in Visual Basic 2005
After moving this Button into a Panel control I started getting the following run time error:

'Button16’ is not a member of   Test.FormName

I continued to get this error even when the button was taken out of the Panel control and moved back to its original location on the form.  When programing (i.e.; me. button16.visible = false) I get the same error.   However all the Events associated with this button continue to function.
When I type “me.” the intellisense (sp?) box list all of the components on this form except Button16.  It even shows the Events associated with button16 (i.e.;  button16_ click) but not button16.  As if there was no button on the form with this name.
I am now unable to change any of button16 's properties within the program.

Why would the program no longer recognize the existence of a button?
Thanks for the help,
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Question by:Budified
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Neil Russell earned 500 total points
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In the gui just delete Button16 and add a new Button and call it Button16. Event code will stay as it is i seem to remember.
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by:Budified
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Even though this was an easy solution.... the key point made within the solution was that the remnents of the prior Button16 would remain unchange.  That was the key point.
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