Using the show method of the IFindWindow interface returns 'Automation error'

Last Published: April 25, 2020

Error Message

An automation error occurs when attempting to use the show method of the IFindWindow interface.


The application pointer is not initialized for the IFindWindow interface.

Solution or Workaround

This issue has been addressed in ArcGIS Version 8.1.2.

In ArcGIS 8.1, insert the following line of code after you have set a new FindWindow UI.

{/Set pFindWindow.Application = New AppRef}

Article ID:000004375

  • ArcMap 8 x

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