VB Error Object

Posted on 2005-05-06
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Last Modified: 2010-05-02
Hi everyone!
    Is there any way that i can get the line number where last error has occured in an ActiveX Dll. i m calling that dll from an ASP page. i have look into "err" object but it provides description and some other properties but not the line number.

Question by:hammadraza
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To get the line number you need to use erl.

In order for erl to contain the line number, you need to add line numbering to each line of code in the dll. There are numerous free tools (VB addins) that will add the line numbering for you.
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Expert Comment

ID: 13944394
Here is a link to a line numbering tool (plus it has a load of other functionality):

Author Comment

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Is it a VB6 object?
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It's more like a vb variable.

In the dll you will need to pass the value of erl into a variable the ASP page can access.
For example you could create a dll function to return the erl or raise an error from within the dll that includes the line number.
For example:
Err.Raise Err.Number, "MyDll.SomeFunction", Err.Description & " at line " & Erl

Expert Comment

ID: 13948424
Here's a brief example:

Private Sub Form_Load()
    On Error GoTo err

1:     Me.Caption = 5 / 5
2:     Me.Caption = 5 / 4
3:     Me.Caption = 5 / 3
4:     Me.Caption = 5 / 2
5:     Me.Caption = 5 / 1
6:     Me.Caption = 5 / 0

    Exit Sub
    MsgBox "Error " & err.Number & ": " & err.Description & vbNewLine & "Line #: " & erl
End Sub

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