How do I get into the codes in Designer VB 2017? RRS feed

  • Question

  • I transferred my project from VB6 to VB 2017, and it has loads of errors that I must debug. How can I get into the codes in Designer so that I can correct the field names? 

    In VB6, there was an option to make command buttons, Cmd(0), Cmd(1), Cmd(2), etc.

    In Vb 2017 it translates as Cmd_0, Cmd_1, Cmd_2 etc.

    In the codes in Designer, I have to make the above changes to the existing command buttons and field names.

    How do I get into the codes in Designer?

    Tuesday, October 24, 2017 7:54 PM


  • Hi Moshe,

    Based on your description, do you want to transfer your project from VB6 to If yes, if you want to get into code in Designer, please take a look the following code:

    Open the Solution Explorer --- Toolbar at the top there is a tool Show All Files --- Click on that tool --- All of your Form files will now have an arrow beside them --- click on that arrow to expand --- Look for the code file named FormName.designer.vb ---Double-click on it to open

    Like this:

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    • Marked as answer by Moshe Singer Wednesday, October 25, 2017 3:33 PM
    Wednesday, October 25, 2017 2:51 AM