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Disappearning OLE . Weirdness.

Disappearning OLE . Weirdness.

Disappearning OLE . Weirdness.

(OP)
I store resumes in Paradox records. Usually it works fine, but at times I can only pull up a blank page. Saving this as a word document saves only a blank page.

Any thoughts on what is happening here? Closing Paradox sometimes restores visibility and sometimes not.

When the resume opens as a blank page it also presents as a blank page in the record.

More curious than concerned, but it's nice to know what causes these things.

And where are all the Paradox people these days????

RE: Disappearning OLE . Weirdness.


By the way, with the OLE...

Are you storing documents within a Paradox table as OLE?

Most recommend using the original documents, and the shellexecute stuff.

CODE

Uses SHELL32
   ShellExecuteA(
                 hwnd              CLong,
                 lpOperation       Cptr,
                 lpFile            Cptr,
                 lpParameters      Cptr,
                 lpDirectory       Cptr,
                 nShowCmd          CLong
                ) CLong
endUses

CODE

strDoc="filename.doc"
strDir="drive:\\dir\\subdir"

ShellExecuteA( 0, "open", strDoc, "", strDir, 3 )

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RE: Disappearning OLE . Weirdness.

(OP)
Thanks. The reason I store them in the file is that I transfer the database between several computers using a thumb drive. I don't transfer the resume folders.

Thanks. Interesting solution.

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