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Under program control, the 'Invalid Data Type for This Property' error is returned when an object is instantiated or a form is executed.
The value entered for the property is of the wrong type. This error is likely to occur with properties that evaluate data. For example, the CONTROLSOURCE property specifies the source of data for a control. The control being defined determines what type of data can be used. However, the CONTROLSOURCE property only accepts character strings. For example,
Ensure that you are using the correct type for the expression you enter.
The following is a partial list of properties that accept character data that may evaluate to another type. For more information, please refer to the FoxPro Help menu.