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#78065 by BEMArchitect
Tue May 19, 2020 12:44 pm
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Went to tweak some program preferences and get this. See attached picture.
What is going on and how do I fix please?
#78066 by Roger D
Tue May 19, 2020 1:37 pm
Have you tried to reboot the computer?
You could also do a install/repair on the program
#78067 by Mark F. Madura
Tue May 19, 2020 2:04 pm
"Unable to read message from message file" indicates the corresponding string for the label was not found in either DCADWIN.lbl, DCADWIN3.lbl, DCADWIN.msg, DCADWIN3.msg, or DCADWIN.mnu. This usually occurs when new lines are missing from the end of these files. Make sure you have the latest version by going to Help, Check for Update...

As Roger indicated, you can also try re-running the installer, DataCAD18Setup.exe, and performing a Repair install if the latest version is already present.
#78068 by joshhuggins
Tue May 19, 2020 5:38 pm
Also make sure that in the Pathnames tab of the program prefs that the Messages and Labels path matches where the files that Mark mentioned are located for your current version, typically it's
Support Files\Messages and Labels\

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