Re: Libs for the Freq'ed

 BBS: Inland Empire Archive
Date: 03-14-92 (16:19)             Number: 176
From: DICK DENNISON                Refer#: NONE
  To: BOB PERKINS                   Recvd: NO  
Subj: Re: Libs for the Freq'ed       Conf: (2) Quik_Bas
BP>   :-)  No, you didn't miss anything in the manual.  Quite some time ag
BP> someone posted some code here that uses an internal QB function to exi
BP> an errorlevel.  It even works from within the environment (Beware!).
BP> must start qb with /l to load qb.qlb or link with qb.lib for it to wor
BP> have used this several times with no problems, but there are no guaran

BP>   DECLARE SUB ExitWithErrLvl ALIAS "_exit" (BYVAL ErrorLevel%)
BP>   'now that we've declared it we can use it..
BP>   test% = 5
BP>   ExitWithErrLvl test%
BP>   END   ' we'll never get here..


That was Brent Ashly that found that.  Microsoft has officially stated
that it does not support this call, however I use it all the time and
have had no problems with it.

The safest way is to check QBNews 102.

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