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why do I get the error : #name?

why do I get the error : #name?

why do I get the error : #name?

(OP)
I get the error : #name? in a text-field which should
show the standard value which is =Date()
There are several users where the field shows the correct date, only one user has this problem.
How do I solve this???

RE: why do I get the error : #name?

Dennie,

Check this user's references.  It may be that their reference to Visual Basic for Applications is missing.

-Chopper


RE: why do I get the error : #name?

(OP)
Thank you Chopper,

the user's refeference is ok.
I suspect the problem has something to do with the fact that
this problem user is using NT and all the other users use
win95 or win98.

RE: why do I get the error : #name?

I've seen this come up many times and everytime (so far!) the individual user's references have not been the same as the people who were not having the problem. Please post here if you find it is something else.

RE: why do I get the error : #name?

Check the versions of the following two files in on the users machines with the problems:

C:\Windows\System\comdlg32.ocx
C:\Windows\System\comctl32.ocx

Try copying the versions from a working machine to the ones that are not working (rename first). This happened to us, and took me weeks to find, but when we switched (or in some cases, added) the files, it took care of the problem.

Worth a shot.

Jim Lunde
compugeeks@hotmail.com
CompuGEEKS
Custom Application Development

RE: why do I get the error : #name?

Try putting NOW() instead of DATE()  ... it should work

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