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Getting message - Action cannot be completed because the other application is busy.

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We have a VB app that is set off automatically when a file exists in a certain directory. The file contains a listing of part numbers which the program reads and than retrieves drawings which are in a .pdf format from another directory for each of these part numbers. The drawings are printed in the background using Adobe Acrobat. The problem is that now one of our locations is getting the following message appearing on the screen "This action cannot be completed because the other application is busy. Choose " switch to " to activate the busy
application and correct the problem " A user has to select one of the following options: [Switch to] [Retry] [Cancel] before the program will continue on. Since I am not a very experienced VB programmer, can anyone tell me what is the best way for resolving this issue? I have found some code that spoke about adding a timeout but with this object I didn't see anyway of adding a Timeout. This application is supposed to run on its own without any user interaction.

Thanks in advance for your comments concerning this.
Apr 4 '07 #1
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Please let us know how you fixed this problem.
Mar 2 '09 #2

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