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Chris Boreen

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"Fields are nested too deeply" error in Word
« on: March 18, 2008, 04:57:08 am »
I am using Word 2003 SP3 and am trying to link in two .rtf documents generated from EA to a master word document.  When I try to do an "Insert as Link" into my master document, Word display the following error: "Fields are nested too deeply".  

The link seems to work after clearing that dialog.  Once I have the two EA .rtf documents linked in, it takes over 5 minutes to open the document.  I have turned off the option to update link on opening but it doesn't seem to matter.

Any help is appreciated.

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Chris

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Re: "Fields are nested too deeply" error in Word
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2008, 09:36:53 pm »
I'm having the same problem. Some documents opening 15 minutes or even longer.

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Re: "Fields are nested too deeply" error in Word
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2008, 10:17:53 pm »
OK guys,

This is something new. Perhaps it is related to tweaks made in 7.1, where they went into the RTF engine.

Please report these directly to Sparx now so that they can be resolved in the next build or so. If at all possible provide Sparx with an EA project (compressed) and Word document that will cause the problem.

In order to attach files you will need to use the Registered Users bug report. [If you are running the evaluation version, don't panic. Just make sure you tell Sparx all you can about versions, whether you are using a master document, etc.]

You'll find the necessary form by clicking the Report a Bug link below the Support link near the bottom of any forum page. This takes you to the non-registered version of the form. Just above that form is a link for Registered Users. [This way you have directions for both cases.]

HTH, David

PS: Please post back and let us know what Sparx comes up with. They are very good at finding workarounds.
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Re: "Fields are nested too deeply" error in Word
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2008, 03:11:52 am »
This was happening in 7.0 and still is an issue in 7.1.  Thanks, I will submit a bug report.

I have bumped into a workaround for the Word document taking a long time to open.  Simply save the document in "Normal View" and never switch to "Print Layout" or it will go into lala land.

I will let you know what I find out.