Support Class

Contains various utility functions for backward compatibility with Visual Basic 6.0.

Namespace: Microsoft.VisualBasic.Compatibility.VB6
Assembly: Microsoft.VisualBasic.Compatibility (in microsoft.visualbasic.compatibility.dll)

public sealed class Support
public final class Support
public final class Support
Not applicable.

The functions in this class are used during the upgrade of Visual Basic 6.0 projects to Visual Basic Code Name "Orcas". Some functions replace Visual Basic 6.0 functions that are no longer supported in Visual Basic Code Name "Orcas"; others compensate for differences in the object models.

To use functions in this class in a Visual Basic Code Name "Orcas" project, add a reference to the Microsoft.VisualBasic.Compatibility.VB6 namespace.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0

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