FIX: Application Error When Releasing Popup Menu

This article was previously published under Q136759
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When the TAB key is pressed in the program listed below, depending on theplatform, Visual FoxPro produces some kind of application error:

Under Window NT 3.51 with Dr. Watson running:
An application error has occurred and an application error log is being generated.
Under Windows 95:
This program has performed an illegal operation and will be shut down. If the problem persists, contact the program vendor.
Under Win32s:
WIN32S Error
An unhandled exception error has occurred
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the Microsoft productslisted at the beginning of this article. This problem has been fixed inVisual FoxPro 5.0 for Windows.

NOTE: This problem does not occur in Visual FoxPro 3.0b for Windows whenrunning under Windows 95.

Steps to Reproduce Problem

Create and run this program:
DEFINE POPUP CL_Selpop RELATIVE MOVER SCROLL MARGIN MARK ""DEFINE BAR 1 of CL_Selpop PROMPT "Bar 1"DEFINE BAR 2 of CL_Selpop PROMPT "Bar 2"DEFINE WINDOW bug AT 0,0 SIZE 10,30 SYSTEM TITLE "Popup bug"ACTIVATE WINDOW bug@ 1,1 SAY "Press tab for a crash"@ 2.000,1.333 GET CL_Selpos ;    PICTURE "@&N" ;    POPUP CL_Selpop ;    SIZE 5,15 ;    DEFAULT "Bar 1"READRELEASE BAR ALL OF CL_Selpop					

Article ID: 136759 - Last Review: 02/24/2014 08:21:43 - Revision: 3.1

  • Microsoft Visual FoxPro 3.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Visual FoxPro 3.0b Standard Edition
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