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    Changing button image in toolbar causes text to change

    I've been assigned a VB6 issue that I can't recreate locally. A handful of clients are reporting that the text on their Toolbar buttons changes randomly. Below is a video one of the clients sent, illustrating the issue:



    If you notice the exclamation mark icon, it's changing color as the button text changes. There's a timer in the app which changes the button's image. I suspect this is somehow linked to the issue, but an stymied as to why.

    Here's the code behind the timer:

    Code:
    Select Case tblMain.Buttons("UserLog").Image
      Case "UserLogOn"
        tblMain.Buttons("UserLog").Image = "UserLogOff"
      Case "UserLogOff"
        tblMain.Buttons("UserLog").Image = "UserLogOn"
    End Select
    tmrUserLog.Interval = 1000
    The timer is named tmrUserLog. It gets enabled when theirs a message for the user.

    Like I said, I'm stumped. Why would the text be changing on the buttons, and why for just a few users?
    Thanks for any feedback!

    Steve.

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    Re: Changing button image in toolbar causes text to change

    Apparently I do not have the plugin installed to view the embedded video

    The first things that come to mind though would be
    Color depth settings of the PC in question
    Theme
    Video Card/Drivers
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    Re: Changing button image in toolbar causes text to change

    If you aren't changing the value of the FUNCTION, then the video driver is probably confused. Change CASE to whatever each time...
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