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Call Stack

Posted on 2005-03-20
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Last Modified: 2009-12-16
Is there a way to access the VB call stack at run-time. Basically I want a procedure to be able to determine the name of the procedure that called it
Question by:bisonfur37
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Shauli earned 1000 total points
ID: 13587233
I dont think there is a way to simply access call stack after compiling. A simple way (however, dirty) would be to hard code the procedure name. For example, if you need it for error traping then you can do:

Public Sub...

Exit sub

MsgBox Err. Number & "[" & Err.Description & "]" has occured in yourprocedurenamehere"
End Sub


Author Comment

ID: 13587633
I think I answered my own question after some research...  

As Shauli said, there is no easy way to access the callstack at runtime.  Dan Fergus offers a workaround using dgbhelp.dll in his article Get Debug Info From Production App -- http://www.ftponline.com/vsm/2002_05/magazine/columns/blackbelt/default_pf.aspx (requires registration).

Shauli, I'll reward you the points

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