Only OpenType and TrueType fonts are supported

Visual Basic 6.0 supported standard fonts for backward compatibility; Visual Basic 2008 supports only TrueType and OpenType fonts. The font for this control or form has been changed to the default OpenType font Microsoft Sans Serif, and any formatting such as bold or italic has not been preserved.

What to do next

  • Review the appearance of the font on your form or control.

    • If you are happy with it, do nothing.

    • If you are not happy with the selected font, change the font by selecting the Font property in the Properties window or by setting it in code.


      If the Visual Basic 6.0 application used formatting such as bold or italic, it may be easier to change the font in the original application to a TrueType or OpenType font, and then run the upgrade tool again.