i'm creatin a form layout with a menu item. but suddently the menu item dissapear from the form, then i check with the .designer.vb, it show the coding below :

Me.MenuStrip1.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(0, 0)
        Me.MenuStrip1.Name = "MenuStrip1"
        Me.MenuStrip1.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(892, 24)
        Me.MenuStrip1.TabIndex = 1
        Me.MenuStrip1.Text = "MenuStrip1"
        '
        'ProcessToolStripMenuItem
        '
        Me.ProcessToolStripMenuItem.DropDownItems.AddRange(New System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripItem() {Me.NewToolStripMenuItem, Me.SaveToolStripMenuItem, Me.CopyToolStripMenuItem, Me.RefreshToolStripMenuItem, Me.ToolStripSeparator1, Me.DeleteToolStripMenuItem, Me.ToolStripSeparator2, Me.CancelToolStripMenuItem, Me.ToolStripSeparator3, Me.CloseToolStripMenuItem})
        Me.ProcessToolStripMenuItem.Name = "ProcessToolStripMenuItem"
        Me.ProcessToolStripMenuItem.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(56, 20)
        Me.ProcessToolStripMenuItem.Text = "&Process"
        '
        'NewToolStripMenuItem
        '
        Me.NewToolStripMenuItem.Name = "NewToolStripMenuItem"
        Me.NewToolStripMenuItem.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(112, 22)
        Me.NewToolStripMenuItem.Text = "New"
        '
        'SaveToolStripMenuItem
        '
        Me.SaveToolStripMenuItem.Name = "SaveToolStripMenuItem"
        Me.SaveToolStripMenuItem.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(112, 22)
        Me.SaveToolStripMenuItem.Text = "Save"
        '
        'CopyToolStripMenuItem
        '
        Me.CopyToolStripMenuItem.Name = "CopyToolStripMenuItem"
        Me.CopyToolStripMenuItem.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(112, 22)
        Me.CopyToolStripMenuItem.Text = "Copy"
        '
        'RefreshToolStripMenuItem
        '
        Me.RefreshToolStripMenuItem.Name = "RefreshToolStripMenuItem"
        Me.RefreshToolStripMenuItem.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(112, 22)
        Me.RefreshToolStripMenuItem.Text = "Refresh"
        '
        'ToolStripSeparator1
        '
        Me.ToolStripSeparator1.Name = "ToolStripSeparator1"
        Me.ToolStripSeparator1.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(109, 6)
        '
        'DeleteToolStripMenuItem
        '
        Me.DeleteToolStripMenuItem.Name = "DeleteToolStripMenuItem"
        Me.DeleteToolStripMenuItem.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(112, 22)
        Me.DeleteToolStripMenuItem.Text = "Delete"
        '
        'ToolStripSeparator2
        '
        Me.ToolStripSeparator2.Name = "ToolStripSeparator2"
        Me.ToolStripSeparator2.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(109, 6)
        '
        'CancelToolStripMenuItem
        '
        Me.CancelToolStripMenuItem.Name = "CancelToolStripMenuItem"
        Me.CancelToolStripMenuItem.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(112, 22)
        Me.CancelToolStripMenuItem.Text = "Cancel"
        '
        'ToolStripSeparator3
        '
        Me.ToolStripSeparator3.Name = "ToolStripSeparator3"
        Me.ToolStripSeparator3.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(109, 6)
        '
        'CloseToolStripMenuItem
        '
        Me.CloseToolStripMenuItem.Name = "CloseToolStripMenuItem"
        Me.CloseToolStripMenuItem.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(112, 22)
        Me.CloseToolStripMenuItem.Text = "Close"
        '

i had attached the printscreen for the menu item. its show jz a blank menu item as the picture display below.

How can i avoid this happen> because i used to face the user control all dissapear at the lay out there!

Attachments missing_menu_item.JPG 18.59 KB

I had the same thing happen to me today. I built an App and actually added new controls on a separate tab page and all of a sudden the controls on tabpage1 are now mysteriously invisible in the form designer.

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