> In a message dated 7/28/01 2:04:26 AM, futurebasic-digest-help@... > writes: > > >Have you checked that you don't overwrite/reset/nullify gVolRefNum% > > at any point in your code ? > > > >Pete... > > > Yes it is correct. What happens here is I am selecting a popup menu item and > that selection sends me to one of 5 functions. Each function opens the file > in the same way. I put in code for a different menu selection and checked > gVolRefNum% and then compared it to gVolRefNum% in the bad section. It is the > same in both, just before the call to OPEN. I know this worked before in an > earlier version of the program but now is not. I am stuck. > > Thanks for the help. If you have any other ideas they will be appreciated. > > Mark Try some different "methods". Like, try "R" instead of "RD" Charles P.