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This section describes all error messages which can be generated by
forms mode. Error messages that result from parsing the control file
all start with the text `Forms control file error'. Messages generated
while analyzing the definition of `forms-format-list' start with `Forms
`Forms control file error: 'forms-file' has not been set'
The variable `forms-file' was not set by the control file.
`Forms control file error: 'forms-number-of-fields' has not been set'
The variable `forms-number-of-fields' was not set by the control
`Forms control file error: 'forms-number-of-fields' must be a number > 0'
The variable `forms-number-of-fields' did not contain a positive
`Forms control file error: 'forms-field-sep' is not a string'
`Forms control file error: 'forms-multi-line' must be nil or a one-character string'
The variable `forms-multi-line' was set to something other than
`nil' or a single-character string.
`Forms control file error: 'forms-multi-line' is equal to 'forms-field-sep''
The variable `forms-multi-line' may not be equal to
`forms-field-sep' for this would make it impossible to distinguish
fields and the lines in the fields.
`Forms control file error: 'forms-new-record-filter' is not a function'
`Forms control file error: 'forms-modified-record-filter' is not a function'
The variable has been set to something else than a function.
`Forms control file error: 'forms-format-list' has not been set'
`Forms control file error: 'forms-format-list' is not a list'
The variable `forms-format-list' was not set to a Lisp list by the
`Forms format error: field number XX out of range 1..NN'
A field number was supplied in `forms-format-list' with a value of
XX, which was not greater than zero and smaller than or equal to
the number of fields in the forms, NN.
`Forms format error: not a function FUN'
The first element of a list which is an element of
`forms-format-list' was not a valid Lisp function.
`Forms format error: invalid element XX'
A list element was supplied in `forms-format-list' which was not a
string, number or list.
`Warning: this record has XX fields instead of YY'
The number of fields in this record in the data file did not match
`forms-number-of-fields'. Missing fields will be made empty.
`Multi-line fields in this record - update refused!'
The current record contains newline characters, hence can not be
written back to the data file, for it would corrupt it. Probably
you inserted a newline in a field, while `forms-multi-line' was
`Record number XX out of range 1..YY'
A jump was made to non-existing record XX. YY denotes the number
of records in the file.
`Stuck at record XX'
An internal error prevented a specific record from being retrieved.
`No write access to `"'FILE`"''
An attempt was made to enable edit mode on a file that has been
``"'REGEXP`"' not found'
The REGEXP could not be found in the data file, starting at the
current record location.
`Warning: number of records changed to NN'
Forms mode's idea of the number of records has been adjusted to the
number of records actually present in the data file.
`Problem saving buffers?'
An error occurred while saving the data file buffer. Most likely,
Emacs did ask to confirm deleting the buffer because it had been
modified, and you said `no'.
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