Is this the patch that you might have forgotten to install?

http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/detail.jsp?ftpID=1420 


HTH,

TVB

Tammy L. Van Boening
Engineering Technical Writer
Fiserv Insurance Solutions 
Property and Casualty Division
303-729-7733
tammy.vanboening at fiserv.com
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-----Original Message-----
From: framers-bounces+tammy.vanboening=fiserv....@lists.frameusers.com
[mailto:framers-bounces+tammy.vanboening=fiserv.com at lists.frameusers.com
] On Behalf Of Dave Reynolds
Sent: Thursday, March 08, 2007 1:22 PM
To: FrameUsers List; Free Framers
Subject: Frame 6 crashes on WinXP with edited fmdlg.dll file

Hi folks

Just posting this in case anyone else has had the same problem.  I
received a new PC late last year and had to reinstall all my software,
updates, patches, etc.  I also changed at this time from Win2k to WinXP.
I duly installed Frame 6, plus the updates for 405 and XP, plus my own
customisations (keyboard shortcuts, maker.ini, plug-ins, etc).  
All was well until last week when I tried to open a Frame file with
missing referenced graphics.  I selected to skip the graphics, and Frame
crashed.  To cut a long story short, I uninstalled Frame, then
reinstalled it, making sure I did install the 405 and XP patches, then
installed my customisations.  I then tried to open the same file and got
the same result - Frame crashed. 

At this point I remembered that after the first crash, I thought I might
have forgotten to install the XP patch after I got the new PC.  At that
point I tried installing it again, and it came up with an error about a
file not being as expected.  I was pretty sure the file it mentioned was
fmdlg.dll, so I then suspected that the crash might have happened
because I have edited fmdlg.dll to increase the size of some dialogue
boxes (using Resource Hacker).  I replaced my edited fmdlg.dll file with
the original file and opened the Frame file with missing graphics again.
I chose to skip the missing files and it opened with no problems.  I
went back to my edited fmdlg.dll file and Frame crashed.

I've chosen to keep my edited fmdlg.dll file as the expanded dialogue
boxes are very useful.  But now I know I can change back to the original
if I need to open a file with missing graphics.

Has anyone else encountered this problem, or know of a way around it?  
Is it fixed in Frame 7?  I presume not many people have hacked around
with the fmdlg.dll file, so I may be the only person to come across this
problem?

Regards

Dave

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Tait Electronics Ltd                  Email: dave.reynolds at tait.co.nz
PO Box 1645
Christchurch
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