Posted on 2007-12-06
Last Modified: 2008-02-01
I have at main.form a hidden  dummy label,  on event when it changes I jump to popup(forced)
Its caption get sa value if in a sub is a error like:

Private sub Something
on error goto Report
'some code......
exit sub
Thelabel.caption= " error n# " & str$(err) & " in line " & str$(erl)  & "in submodule: &  ???    ????????? now here i would like to add the name of this sub???
so the label will show      " error n# x   in line  x   in module Someting
resume next
end sub
Question by:BIAPRO
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by:Jim Horn
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>???    ????????? now here i would like to add the name of this sub???
There is no variable or property that contains the name of the sub that is currently running.  You'll have to type it in manually in every sub.
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The best you have is
Err.number      -   error code number
Err.description   -  description of error as it appears in the error window in vb
Err.source     - usually the name of the project, but if you raise your own errors using Err.raise() you can specify what the value is
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PaulHews earned 500 total points
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This free add-on for VB6:

Has a feature to add error handling that uses templates and markers to add code to a procedure.  You can change the template for your own style of error handling.  One of the variables it can use is the procedure name.

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