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Datasets disappear from designer

We have several programs that will lose datasets from the designer and / or
give compile time errors if a component is changed on the form.

This is one of the lines of code that is flagged as an error.

Friend WithEvents Release As VersionList.Release

Release is a dataset - it has a corresponding .xsd file. The dataset was
defined through the designer.

If the above line of code is changed to

Friend WithEvents Release As Release

The compile error goes away. VersionList is the name of the class for the
application form.

If a dataset disappears from the disigner form, and we attempt to
re-generate the same dataset, it says that there is another component with
the same name. Being very explicit, if dataset X disappears, and a new
dataset is generated. it is named X1. All of our code need dataset X, not
dataset X1. Going to properties and changing the name of the dataset from X1
to X gives the above error.

The applications that are giving us trouble have been copied from other
working applications and modified by changing the name of the form and class.
It appears that making this change loses some internal linkage within the
project.

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Jim Durbin
Durbin Enterprises
VB developer
Jul 21 '05 #1
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