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hi,
i m trying to call the following function inside installshield developer 7.0
y = UseDLL("c:\winnt\system32\commlib.dll");

the function always return -1 (error) the DLL is a windows DLL, all the dependencies are inside system32.


any ideas ?
Shay
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y = UseDLL( WINSYSDIR ^ "ComCtl32.dll" );
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commlib.dll of course :-/
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well i figured it out...but you deserve the points :-)
thanks
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What was the eventual solution you used?

thnx for the A!

CJ
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don't laugh but aparently i needed to add backslashes to the path
c:\\winnt\\system32...)

the compiler doesn't even warn you about them :-)

i posted another question on the same subject see if you can help me out there

Shay
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