Microsoft® Visual Basic® 2008 Express Edition: Build a Program Now!

Errata for Microsoft® Visual Basic® 2008 Express Edition: Build a Program Now!




The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

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Color Key: Serious Technical Mistake Minor Technical Mistake Language or formatting error Typo Question Note Update



Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Printed
Page 80

Step missing from practice On page 80, Step 5 is missing from the bottom of the page. The following line needs to be added after step 4: "5. This block of code displays the SaveFileDia-"

Microsoft Press  May 06, 2010 
Printed
Page 82

"Finding Additional Information" should be in the sidebar On page 82, at the bottom of the page the heading "Finding Additional Information" and the line below it should be at the beginning of the left sidebar on the same page. The heading and first sentence of the left sidebar should appear: "Finding Additional Information With the code snippet editor you can create, edit, and debug your own code snippets. You can also fill all the metadata, shortcut, replacement variables, and replacement assemblies."

Microsoft Press  Jul 13, 2010 
Printed
Page 83

Text missing from "In summary..." paragraph On page 83, text is missing from the beginning of the "In summary..." paragraph. This text was incorrectly placed in the left sidebar of page 82. The following text should be removed from the sidebar on page 82: "Wow, this was a big chapter that covered a lot of features. These features will definitely help you writeapplications on your own. Specifically, the chapter covered IDE features such as snap" It should then be added to the beginning of the "In summary..." paragraph: "Wow, this was a big chapter that covered a lot of features. These features will definitely help you writeapplications on your own. Specifically, the chapter covered IDE features such as snap lines to help you to align the controls on the form."

Microsoft Press  May 06, 2010 
Printed
Page 117-118

Characters missing from code sample On pages 117-118, the code sample is incorrect. Change: To: Microsoft Press is committed to providing informative and accurate books. All comments and corrections listed above are ready for inclusion in future printings of this book. If you have a later printing of this book, it may already contain most or all of the above corrections.

Microsoft Press  Jul 13, 2010