Problem with the path to the Library folder

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Re: Problem with the path to the Library folder

Post by garryp4 » Fri Jan 01, 2021 3:36 am

Where is the project.idf file? I cant find it.

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Re: Problem with the path to the Library folder

Post by David Barker » Fri Jan 01, 2021 9:49 am

It's located in the same folder as your main program *.bas file. Ensure that:

View...Compile and Program Options
"Generate debugger COFF file"

is enabled

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Re: Problem with the path to the Library folder

Post by garryp4 » Fri Jan 01, 2021 7:28 pm

I still can not find project.idf anywhere on my system.

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Re: Problem with the path to the Library folder

Post by garryp4 » Fri Jan 01, 2021 7:35 pm

I just stumbled into something that seems to correct all the directory problems. I made the shortcut to 'run as administrator' and all the issues cleared up. I do not understand why, but figured I would let you know.

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Re: Problem with the path to the Library folder

Post by Jerry Messina » Fri Jan 01, 2021 7:37 pm

Forgive me if this is off-base...
You're not looking for "project.idf" are you?
If so, try looking in the same folder as your program file. Same name, different extension

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Re: Problem with the path to the Library folder

Post by garryp4 » Sat Jan 02, 2021 3:30 pm

I do not see project.'anything' in any folder associated with Swordfish. However, running Swordfish as administrator seems to make Swordfish go to the programdata\mecanique\swordfish\library every time. I just don't understand why.

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Re: Problem with the path to the Library folder

Post by David Barker » Sat Jan 02, 2021 3:31 pm

You will see an *.idf file if you have COFF enabled. For example:

myProgram.bas

will generate

myProgram.idf

in the same folder as your *.bas file

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