This section describes all error messages which can be generated by
forms mode. Error messages that result from parsing the control file
all start with the text ‘Forms control file error’. Messages
generated while analyzing the definition of
start with ‘Forms format error’.
Forms control file error: `forms-file' has not been set
forms-filewas not set by the control file.
Forms control file error: `forms-number-of-fields' has not been set
forms-number-of-fieldswas not set by the control file.
Forms control file error: `forms-number-of-fields' must be a number > 0
forms-number-of-fieldsdid not contain a positive number.
Forms control file error: `forms-field-sep' is not a string
Forms control file error: `forms-multi-line' must be nil or a one-character string
forms-multi-linewas set to something other than
nilor a single-character string.
Forms control file error: `forms-multi-line' is equal to 'forms-field-sep'
forms-multi-linemay not be equal to
forms-field-sepfor this would make it impossible to distinguish fields and the lines in the fields.
Forms control file error: `forms-new-record-filter' is not a function
Forms control file error: `forms-modified-record-filter' is not a function
Forms control file error: `forms-format-list' is not a list
forms-format-listwas not set to a Lisp list by the control file.
Forms format error: field numberxx
out of range 1..nn
forms-format-listwith a value of xx, which was not greater than zero and smaller than or equal to the number of fields in the forms, nn.
Forms format error:fun
is not a function
forms-format-listwas not a valid Lisp function.
Forms format error: invalid elementxx
forms-format-listwhich was not a string, number or list.
Warning: this record hasxx
fields instead ofyy
forms-number-of-fields. Missing fields will be made empty.
Multi-line fields in this record - update refused!
Field separator occurs in record - update refused!
out of range 1..yy
Stuck at recordxx
No write access to "file
Warning: number of records changed tonn
Problem saving buffers?