When you scroll horizontally in an ActiveX control in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6, the ActiveX control may not be displayed correctly. This problem only occurs when the ActiveX control uses the WS_EX_LAYOUTRTL style for right-to-left rendering. When this problem occurs, the width of the ActiveX control does not fully display.
This problem occurs because the Graphics Device Interface (GDI) does not convert the coordinates of the ActiveX control into the coordinate system of the computer. The ActiveX control uses a right-to-left (RTL) coordinate system. The computer uses a left-to-right (LTR) coordinate system. When the GDI does not convert the coordinates of the ActiveX control into the coordinate system of the computer, the ActiveX control may not be displayed correctly.
A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix. Note
If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note
The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.
To apply this hotfix, you must have Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) installed on the computer.
You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone
tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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