FIX: BUILD EXE Command May Cause "File Is Not Open" Error

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SYMPTOMS

When you compile the FoxIS example after you instantiate the Employee class, you may receive the following error message:
File is not open.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This bug was corrected in the latest service pack for Visual Studio 6.0.

For additional information about Visual Studio service packs, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
194022 INFO: Visual Studio 6.0 Service Packs, What, Where, Why

194295 HOWTO: Tell That a Visual Studio Service Pack Is Installed
To download the latest Visual Studio service pack, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/vstudio/Aa718353.aspx

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Steps to Reproduce Behavior

  1. Start Visual FoxPro.
  2. In the Visual FoxPro system menu, click the Tools menu pad, and then click the Options menu bar.
  3. In the Options dialog box, click the File Locations tab, and make sure the Samples folder is pointing to the proper folder.
  4. Set the folder that contains the FoxIS project as the default folder. The folder that contains the FoxIS project is normally under the VFP Samples folder. For example, the path may be VFPSamples\Servers\Foxisapi\FoxIS.

  5. Open the FoxIS project.
  6. In the Command window, run the following code:
    X = NEWOBJECT("Employee","Employee")
    X = 2
    BUILD EXE FoxIS FROM FoxIS
    					

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Article ID: 279142 - Last Review: October 21, 2013 - Revision: 1.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Visual FoxPro 6.0 Professional Edition
Keywords: 
kbnosurvey kbarchive kbbug kbcodesnippet kbfix kbprojmanager kbvs600sp5fix kbxbase KB279142

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