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Error Code M48

M[UMPS] by Example

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M48, Nonexistent window, element or choice

Introduced in the 1995 ANSI M[UMPS] Windowing Application Programmers' Interface.

Values may be assigned to attributes by means of Set and Merge commands. If an application attempts to assign a value in this way to an attribute of a window or element, while that window or element does not exist at the time that the command in question is executed, this error will occur. After this, special variable $ERef will contain a value that indicates the reference to the structured system variable for which the error occurred.

In earlier printed versions of the 1995 ANSI M[UMPS] Windowing Application Programmers' Interface, this error was identified as M?3.

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