Flags MSForms controls being accessed from outside the UserForm that contains them.
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Inspection type: LanguageOpportunities
MSForms exposes UserForm controls as public fields; accessing these fields outside the UserForm class breaks encapsulation and couples the application logic with specific form controls rather than the data they hold. For a more object-oriented approach and code that can be unit-tested, consider encapsulating the desired values into their own 'model' class, making event handlers in the form manipulate these 'model' properties, then have the code that displayed the form query this encapsulated state as needed
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Module1by default, these are general-purpose standard procedural modules.
Class1by default, these modules define the default interface for an object of that type.
VB_PredeclaredIdattribute set to
True(with or without a
@Interfaceannotation) whose default interface is not a class type intended to be instantiated.
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