Re: Windows help compiler error message

Subject: Re: Windows help compiler error message
From: Gillian McGarvey <gmcgarv -at- PSYCHE -dot- OVID -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 4 Sep 1996 10:02:21 -0400

Hi, thanks Steve! But I already increased the files entry in my
config.sys to 100! And it still doesn't work. Anyone else have any
ideas? I'm running on a Novell network, by the way (and I increased the
files in my shell.cfg to 100, too!)
TIA,
Gillian

On Wed, 4 Sep 1996 Steve -dot- Evanina -at- Sciatl -dot- COM wrote:


> Gillian,

> My handy dandy MS Developer Network CD sez:


> 1079 Out of file handles.
> PROBLEM: The compiler does not have enough available file handles to
> continue the build. This error is likely to occur if you are compiling
> in an MS-DOS box or if you are using Help Author and have Word for
> Windows running at the same time.
> RESULT: The compiler aborts the build.
> SOLUTION: If possible, increase the FILES setting in the CONFIG.SYS
> file to Files=50. Then reboot your computer and recompile.

> steve -dot- evanina -at- sciatl -dot- com



> ______________________________ Reply Separator _________________________________
> Subject: Windows help compiler error message
> Author: gmcgarv -at- PSYCHE -dot- OVID -dot- COM at PMDF
> Date: 9/3/96 4:12 PM


> Hello everyone,

> Has anyone ever gotten this error message when compiling windows help files?

> error 1079: out of file handles

> I've tried upping the files=# in my config.sys, to no avail. Please help
> as soon as possible!!!

> Thanks,
> Gillian

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