Monthly Archives: August 2015

The Case of the Misbehaving Manifest File


We recently helped a client move his commercial software product from a traditional install and maintain deployment model to a cloud SaaS model. While the transition seemed to go relatively well, the client began reporting visual display issues with some of the forms. After a bit of analysis we were able to identify that the problem primarily affected check box, radio button, and combo box controls. Issues ranged from disappearing labels when the control got focus to dropdown list boxes never appearing.

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