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Documentation Error in LCK for _StrCpy() Function

ID: Q103277

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The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft FoxPro Library Construction Kit version 2.5

On page 243 of the Library Construction Kit "Developer's Guide," the _StrCpy() function contains the following statement:

   typedef unsigned char TEXT;

This statement will result in the following error message when you are using Visual C++ to compile:

   error C2082: redefinition of formal parameter 'TEXT'

This error is caused by the definition of TEXT in the PRO_EXT.H header file supplied with the Library Construction Kit. TEXT is a reserved word and should be avoided, as with any other reserved word. Additional reference words: 2.50 docerr lck KBCategory: kbtool kbprg kbdocerr KBSubcategory:

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