Microsoft KB Archive/106280

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FIX: SPELLCHK.APP Closes FOXTOOLS.FLL Library

ID: Q106280

2.50 WINDOWS kbprg kbfixlist kbbuglist

The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft FoxPro for Windows, version 2.5

SYMPTOMS

Running the Spelling Check application (SPELLCHK.APP) closes the FOXTOOLS.FLL library.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in FoxPro 2.5 for Windows. This problem was corrected in FoxPro 2.5a for Windows.

MORE INFORMATION

Steps to Reproduce Problem

1. Assuming FoxPro is installed in the FOXPROW directory on drive C,

   issue the following code in the Command window:

      SET LIBRARY TO c:\foxprow\foxtools.fll
      ?'CURRENT LIBRARY: ' + SET('LIBRARY')

   The following text is displayed on the FoxPro desktop:

      CURRENT LIBRARY: : C:\FOXPROW\FOXTOOLS.FLL

2. Issue the following in the Command window:

      MODIFY COMMAND c:\foxprow\readme.txt

   When the README.TXT window appears, press CTRL+F2 to return to the
   Command window.

3. Issue the following command in the Command window:

      DO c:\foxprow\spellchk.app

4. In the Spelling dialog box, choose the Cancel button. 5. Issue the following in the Command window:

      ?'CURRENT LIBRARY: ' + SET('LIBRARY')

The following is displayed in the FoxPro desktop, indicating that no library is set:

   CURRENT LIBRARY:

Additional reference words: FoxWin 2.50 buglist2.50 fixlist2.50a checker dictionary api library dll dynamic link libraries KBCategory: kbprg kbfixlist kbbuglist KBSubcategory: FxprgFoxtools

Keywords          : FxprgFoxtools kbbuglist kbfixlist
Version           : 2.50
Platform          : WINDOWS
Solution Type     : kbfix

Last Reviewed: October 16, 1997
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