AcceptButton on Windows Form being disabled - by Phil Levin

Status : 

  Won't Fix<br /><br />
		Due to several factors the product team decided to focus its efforts on other items.<br /><br />
		A more detailed explanation for the resolution of this particular item may have been provided in the comments section.

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ID 776352 Comments
Status Resolved Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 1/11/2013 10:19:38 AM
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When a form's AutoValidate property is set to EnablePreventFocusChange the default button is being disabled after you get a validation error.  If you fix the validation error and then press ENTER or ALT- for he accelerator key, the button click event does not occur.
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Posted by Microsoft on 2/11/2013 at 1:53 PM
Hi Phil -

Thank you for reporting this issue. Customer feedback is a critical part of a successful, impactful software product. Unfortunately another part is the reality of schedules and the need to prioritize investments according to the objectives of the product. We have evaluated the issue that you have reported and at this point in the product's lifecycle, it does not meet the criteria to be addressed. This evaluation is carefully done and considers many aspects including the cost of the fix, implications of the change, and the number of reported instances of the issue. Many customers have found it useful to discuss issues like this in the forums ( where Microsoft and other members of the community can recommend ways of achieving the behavior you are interested in.

Thank you,

The Windows Forms Product Team
Posted by Phil Levin on 1/21/2013 at 11:21 AM
The status was updated to "Won't Fix" but no explanation was provided. Why won't this issue be fixed ?
Posted by Microsoft on 1/18/2013 at 2:54 AM
Hi Phil, thanks for your response. We have received your attachment. Your issue has been routed to the appropriate VS development team for investigation. We will contact you if we require any additional information.
Posted by Phil Levin on 1/16/2013 at 7:58 AM
I attached a demo project two days ago but you didn't get it. I have attached it again.
Posted by Microsoft on 1/16/2013 at 12:30 AM
Hi Phil, we want to remind you we need a demo project. Please reply to us as soon as possible. Thanks.
Posted by Microsoft on 1/13/2013 at 11:39 PM
Thank you for submitting feedback on Visual Studio and .NET Framework. In order to efficiently investigate and reproduce this issue, we are requesting a demo project. Please submit this information to us within 4 business days. We look forward to hearing from you with this information.
Posted by Microsoft on 1/11/2013 at 10:51 AM
Thank you for your feedback, we are currently reviewing the issue you have submitted. If this issue is urgent, please contact support directly(