[futurebasic] Re: [FB] FB^3 conversion questions

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From: Derek Smith <dereksmi@...>
Date: Sun, 19 Sep 1999 12:45:40 -1000
On Sun, 19 Sep 1999, Doug Stemen wrote:

> 1. I get this error message for the following lines:
>     "Error:var;n the value of n specified is too big.".
> 
> Can someone tell me what is wrong?
> 
> The error is occurring for at least these 3 types of lines
>     - IF gdetailflag2%=0 THEN namedisk=vendordisk ELSE
> namedisk=customerdisk
>     - customerdisk=vendordisk
>     - customerdisk=customerdisk2
> 
> In the globals files they were defines as follows. This is a 3,293 byte
> record:
>     DIM RECORD xNameRecord
>     ...dim variables
>     DIM END RECORD .NameRecord
> 
>     DIM vendordisk.NameRecord
>     DIM customerdisk.NameRecord
>     DIM namedisk.NameRecord
>     DIM customerdisk3.NameRecord
>     DIM vendordisk3.NameRecord
>     DIM vendordisk2.NameRecord:
>     DIM customerdisk2.NameRecord


Change the record to:

BEGIN RECORD NameRecord
..dim variables
END RECORD

DIM vendordisk as NameRecord
DIM customerdisk as NameRecord

vendordisk = customerdisk ought to work afterwards.


-Derek