Jay Reeve wrote: > At RC's suggestion, I'm trying to resurrect my FBII masterpiece in FB5. I have this in my globals file: >> begin record wordRec >> dim nextWord as UINT16 >> dim count as UINT16 >> dim address as long >> end record >> >> dynamic gWordRec(_maxlong) as wordRec > > When I compile, I get this error, which I don't understand: >> Error:•• Unknown statement in line 147 of Alphabetic Continuum.INCL: '' >> 147: p = gWordRec.address( recPtr ) > recPtr is a long input to the fn. Am I missing something obvious? What about this stmt is unknown? I don't know. This translates OK: '---------------- begin record wordRec dim nextWord as UINT16 dim count as UINT16 dim address as long end record begin globals dynamic gWordRec(_maxlong) as wordRec end globals local fn Foo dim as ptr p dim as long recPtr p = gWordRec.address( recPtr ) end fn '---------------- Robert P.