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Microsoft KB Archive/106036

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PRB: "Data Type Mismatch" Error w/ Numeric and Date Fields

ID: Q106036

The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft FoxPro for MS-DOS, versions 2.0, 2.5, and 2.5a
  • Microsoft FoxPro for Windows, versions 2.5 and 2.5a


Entering data in a numeric GET field or Date field within a screen results in the following error message:

   Data Type Mismatch


The field has the range defined as a procedure instead of as an expression.


To correct this problem, redefine the range for the field in the screen as an expression, not as a procedure.

Additional reference words: FoxDos FoxWin 2.00 2.50 2.50a Read errmsg input err msg KBCategory: kbprg kberrmsg kbprb KBSubcategory: FxprgGeneral

Last Reviewed: June 27, 1995
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