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Can I create a module with Source Code for Database Erros and others erros ? If Yes, Can you Send me one Example with details ?
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Use the following module :

' #VBIDEUtils#************************************************************
' * Programmer Name  : Waty Thierry
' * Web Site         : www.geocities.com/ResearchTriangle/6311/
' * E-Mail           : waty.thierry@usa.net
' * Date             : 12/10/1998
' * Time             : 20:20
' * Module Name      : APIError_Module
' * Module Filename  : APIError.bas
' **********************************************************************
' * Comments         :
' * Used to get error messages directly from the
' *   system instead of hard-coding them
' *
' *
' **********************************************************************

Option Explicit

Private Const FORMAT_MESSAGE_FROM_SYSTEM = &H1000
Private Const FORMAT_MESSAGE_IGNORE_INSERTS = &H200

Private Declare Function FormatMessage Lib "kernel32" Alias "FormatMessageA" (ByVal dwFlags As Long, lpSource As Any, ByVal dwMessageId As Long, ByVal dwLanguageId As Long, ByVal lpBuffer As String, ByVal nSize As Long, Arguments As Long) As Long

' *** Status Codes
Public Const INVALID_HANDLE_VALUE = -1&
Public Const ERROR_SUCCESS = 0&

Public Function ReturnAPIError(ErrorCode As Long) As String
   ' #VBIDEUtils#************************************************************
   ' * Programmer Name  : Waty Thierry
   ' * Web Site         : www.geocities.com/ResearchTriangle/6311/
   ' * E-Mail           : waty.thierry@usa.net
   ' * Date             : 12/10/1998
   ' * Time             : 20:21
   ' * Module Name      : APIError_Module
   ' * Module Filename  : APIError.bas
   ' * Procedure Name   : ReturnAPIError
   ' * Parameters       :
   ' *                    ErrorCode As Long
   ' **********************************************************************
   ' * Comments         :
   ' * Takes an API error number, and returns
   ' * a descriptive text string of the error
   ' *
   ' **********************************************************************

   Dim sBuffer    As String

   ' *** Allocate the string, then get the system to
   ' *** tell us the error message associated with
   ' *** this error number
   
   sBuffer = String(256, 0)
   FormatMessage FORMAT_MESSAGE_FROM_SYSTEM Or FORMAT_MESSAGE_IGNORE_INSERTS, 0&, ErrorCode, 0&, sBuffer, Len(sBuffer), 0&

   ' *** Strip the last null, then the last CrLf pair if it exists
   
   sBuffer = Left(sBuffer, InStr(sBuffer, vbNullChar) - 1)
   If Right$(sBuffer, 2) = Chr$(13) & Chr$(10) Then
      sBuffer = Mid$(sBuffer, 1, Len(sBuffer) - 2)
   End If

   ReturnAPIError = sBuffer

End Function

Public Sub APIError()
   ' #VBIDEUtils#************************************************************
   ' * Programmer Name  : Waty Thierry
   ' * Web Site         : www.geocities.com/ResearchTriangle/6311/
   ' * E-Mail           : waty.thierry@usa.net
   ' * Date             : 12/10/1998
   ' * Time             : 20:35
   ' * Module Name      : APIError_Module
   ' * Module Filename  : APIError.bas
   ' * Procedure Name   : APIError
   ' * Parameters       :
   ' **********************************************************************
   ' * Comments         :
   ' * Takes an API error number, and returns
   ' * a descriptive text string of the error
   ' *
   ' **********************************************************************

   Dim sError        As String
   
   On Error GoTo ERROR_APIError
   
   sError = InputBox("Enter the error number" & Chr$(13) & "you want to know", "Returns API error string for an API error number")
   
   If IsNumeric(sError) = False Then Exit Sub
   
   MsgBox ReturnAPIError(CLng(sError)), vbInformation + vbOKOnly, "Error n°" & sError
   
   Exit Sub
   
ERROR_APIError:
   MsgBox "Error n°" & sError & vbCrLf & " Invalid error number" & vbCrLf & "You have to give another one", vbCritical + vbOKOnly, "Error n°" & sError
   
End Sub

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by:waty
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Ex :
? ReturnAPIError(53)
The network path was not found.

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by:hasabin
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It's very good ! Thank you !
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