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Pascal ARRINDVAL array index value out of range?

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The Question is:

In using one of our older programs, when prompted for a variable, wildcard
(*) was used to show all information under this heading, instead the error
message below was displayed.  What does it mean and how can I correct the
%PAS-F-ARRINDVAL, array index value is out of range
%TRACE-F-TRACEBACK, symbolic stack dump follows

The Answer is :

  This error typically means that a run-time array bounds check within
  a Pascal program has detected an attempt to access an array entry
  that is outside the defined size of the array.  A programming bug,
  in other words.  Please check the application source code for how
  the application handles (or mishandles) the asterisk as user input
  at the particular user prompt.

answer written or last revised on ( 13-DEC-1999 )

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