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FIX: Error When Transporting FoxBASE+ Report File

ID: Q106443


The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft FoxPro for Windows, version 2.5


Transporting a FoxBASE+ 2.1 for MS-DOS report file to FoxPro 2.5 for Windows format causes the following Transporter error:

   Invalid subscript reference.
   Line Number: 2367
   Press any key to cleanup and exit...


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


Steps to Reproduce Problem

NOTE: The following steps assume that the DEMO.DBF demonstration database file has been installed in the FoxBASE+ 2.1 directory.

1. In FoxBASE+ 2.1 for MS-DOS, issue the following commands in the

   Command line:

      USE demo
      CREATE REPORT test

2. Press CTRL+W to save the report and return to the Command line.

   Note that it is not necessary to perform any action in the Report
   Design screen (saving an empty report that does not contain
   any fields or values is sufficient).

3. Quit FoxBASE+ 2.1 for MS-DOS. 4. Start FoxPro for Windows, and then open the TEST.FRM report file.

5. When you are asked "Convert FoxBASE+ report file to FoxPro 2.5

   format?", choose the Yes button.

The following Transporter error is displayed:

   Invalid subscript reference.
   Line Number: 2367
   Press any key to cleanup and exit...

After you press a key, the following message is displayed:

   Conversion cancelled.

Additional reference words: XPlatForm FoxWin: 2.10 2.50 buglist2.50 fixlist2.50a errmsg err msg transprt.prg fox base plus KBCategory: KBSubcategory: FxtoolTransprt

Keywords          : kberrmsg FxtoolTransprt 
Version           : 2.50
Platform          : WINDOWS
Solution Type     : kbfix

Last Reviewed: May 22, 1998
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