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On 02/11/2013 12:52 PM, Todd E. Moore wrote:
Trying to determine where
       best to request help.A file sent to me includes VB macros created in MS Excel.The
       macro handler in LibreOffice (both 3.6 and 4.0) end up in an
       exception loop which cannot be stopped unless I kill the process
       from the system command line.Is there a specific way to address the Subject line or a 
       forum/mailing list I should use for requesting help?I wanted to make sure I send to the 
correct place before
       cluttering up folks' Inbox with a hefty file.

Either upload the file to Nabble or post the file some and provide a link.

I am not expert on macros but infinite loops are caused by a serious logic error - not providing a loop exit condition that tests correctly. I would expect the problem to in a WHILE/DO loop where there most be an exit condition that terminates the loop.

For example

i = 10
While i  > 1 do
    loop body
    i = i + 1

This above will always test TRUE and never exit. I have explicitly shown i incrementing.

But the following will exit because the loop condition will eventually evaluate to false:

i = 10
While i  < 1000 do
    loop body
    i = i + 1

Another error is for the above examples is to forget to increment i

Jay Lozier

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