Word target failing

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Word target failing

Postby oceanclub on Fri Feb 02, 2018 7:13 am

Suddenly we cannot build a Word version of a guide; the target gives either: "Build failed: the RPC server is unavailable (Exception from HRESULT: 0x800706BA)

When I try again, I get "Build failed: The process cannot access the file 'C:\Flare\Output\....Title.xml' because it is being used by another process. "

Yet another person trying is told that Microsoft Word isn't installed (it is).

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Re: Word target failing

Postby ChoccieMuffin on Fri Feb 02, 2018 8:31 am

First, close the project and delete the Analyzer and Output files, then open the project and try again. That might fix it.

If that doesn't work, clean the project and try again.

If that doesn't work, check that your .NET installation is still ok, and repair it from Control Panel.

After that, I have no suggestions so wait and see if anyone else comes up with anything. How very frustrating for you!
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Re: Word target failing

Postby oceanclub on Mon Feb 05, 2018 9:44 am

Hmm unfortunately I can't clean my project; when I try, the dialog box stretches off the screens so I can't confirm the operation and the dialog box has no scroll bars so I can reach the button. :evil:

EDIT: Now when I try I get this error:

Build failed: Generation of output can not be completed.

The message filter indicated that the application is busy. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x8001010A (RPC_E_SERVERCALL_RETRYLATER).


Also when I check my desktop - bear in mind MS Word is initially completely closed down - there is now a Microsoft Word dialog box saying:

There are too many spelling and grammatical mistakes in Title.xml to continue displaying them. etc.

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Re: Word target failing

Postby trent the thief on Mon Feb 05, 2018 12:42 pm

Did this begin as an imported file? If so, is Target > General > Auto-Sync checked? That error make it sound as though Flare is accessing Word, which is choking on choking on spelling issues (been there) and then hanging, which causes the build to fail because Word isn't answering.
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