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    Came across an error message that told me to contact alpha tech support. I sent a message to Richard to forward to tech support since I didn't know what tech support e-mail address was. Maybe somewhere here knows what this problem is and if my installation of alpha is gone screwy....

    Here is the message i sent to tech support and a screenshot of the error message is attached.

    Tech Support,
    I recieved this error message that requested I send report this problem and send it to tech support. I am unsure of what the problem. I posted the code I was executing below this e-mail. I was writing xBasic to populate a listbox of a form. The code is on the OnInit action for the form I have called Wks_EditView. The table I am populating the listbox from is called tblws_items. The form is based on a single table called "Wks_EditView". Also, to note I have been having problems with the tblws_items table. I am unsure if it is corrupted or something but the other day I went to add a field and populate it with a calculated field. I added the field and defined the calculation but when I went to recalculate the field rules for the table it only made it halfway through the table, I tried to rebuild the indexes and that didn't work so I recalculate and fill the field manually and it made it still only got about halfway through. So now that I am trying to lookup this table, I don;t know if this problem is related. (screenshot of the error message is attached)

    Thanks in advance,

    xBasic Script....

    'Date Created: 15-Jul-2010 02:10:48 AM
    'Last Updated: 20-Jul-2010 12:50:53 AM
    'Created By  : LEN-LEE-10
    'Updated By  : LEN-LEE-10
    'There are several additional optional parameters that you can specify for 
    'each choice. The parameters are all delimited with the vertical bar character.
    'For each choice, you can specify the following parameters:
    '<label>|<value>|<bitmap type>|<bitmap name>|<pressed bitmap type>|<pressed bitmap name>
    DIM pObj AS P
    DIM pEmpObj as p
    DIM pTrkObj as p
    DIM vListItemCode as c
    DIM vListItemDesc as c
    DIM vListItemQty as 
    DIM vListEmp as c
    DIM vListTrk as c
    DIM cWksNum as n
    cWksNum = parentform:wksht_num.value
    vListItemCode = table.external_record_content_get("tblws_items","alltrim(str(item_code)) + ' - ' + alltrim(Desc) +' - '+ alltrim(str(Qty)) + ' |  BillRate: ' + alltrim(str(bill_rate))+ ' PayRate: ' + alltrim(str(pay_rate))","Item_Code","Wksht_num = val('"+cWksNum+"')")
    'Values of the Tree Control Object Named: vItems of WksView_Edit are defined with xBasic below...
    pObj = topparent:vItems.this
    pObj.settings.dynamic_list = vListItemCode
    vEditMode = .f.
    Lee Goldberg
    Software Development and Sales
    Shore Consultants Ltd.
    [email protected]

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    Re: Contact Alpha tech support Error message

    Nevermind i didn't define the variable type for vListItemQty.... (one little character)
    Lee Goldberg
    Software Development and Sales
    Shore Consultants Ltd.
    [email protected]