Subject Re: unable to execute dos
From charlie <>
Date Sat, 01 Oct 2022 18:09:37 -0400
Newsgroups dbase.getting-started

Thanks Akshat...Tried this but still stuck.

Akshat Kapoor Wrote:

> Good Evening Charlie,
> > I didn't realize this until now but I can't run apps on dbase using the run command.  This is happening on this computer only.  I get the subject error message.  Works fine on other computers.  Any ideas how to fix this?
> Just saw this while searching for something else.
> Copying and pasting for your reference
> SET EDITOR example
> The following example changes the default editor to Brief, to Write, the
> Windows editor and back to the dBASE Plus editor:
> set editor to "c:\brief\b"
> // now c:\brief does not need to be in the path statements
> // modify command now accesses Brief.
> modify command temp.prg
> set editor to
> modify command temp
> // Reverts to dBASE Plus editor
> You might not have sufficient RAM to access an external editor in which
> case dBASE Plus gives an "Unable to execute DOS" error message
> Last line may be of use for you.
> Regards
> Akshat