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Subject:Re: Multiple Froms Opening Same Library
Date:Sun, 13 Dec 2020 12:20:51 -0800
From:Peter <>
Darn. Thanks everyone

On 12/11/2020 10:30 PM, Tom Krieg wrote:
> You need to open the library in the form if you want the form to use the 
> library.
> If you also want other forms to  see variables in the library. you need 
> to declare the variables global to the library (in the library's var 
> section) and you need to open the library "global to desktop". I think 
> this is the default. Then you can use forms to read and/or write 
> variables to the library and share those variables between forms. I 
> wrote an article many years ago titled "Sharing data between forms using 
> a Library".
> You still need to open the library in each form, so the form has a 
> handle to the library.
> On 12/12/2020 1:19 pm, Peter wrote:
>> I have a few forms that use various methods in a library.
>> In the init type of each form I have code to open said library.
>> Is there a way of making the library available to all forms without 
>> each one having to open it? Perhaps the better question, "is this the 
>> best way to open the library to be used by all the forms"? Thank you.
>> Peter

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