Error: Run-time error 5174 File could not be found

Application

The procedure below applies to

  • FS Pro 4.0
  • FS Pro 4.1
  • FS Pro 4.2, and
  • FS Pro 4.3

Tip: These 4 versions of FS Pro are referred to as FS Pro 4.x.

Symptoms

You get the error

  • Unable to run to specified macro, or
  • Run-time error 5174 File could not be found

Cause

FSPro.dotm and/or FSPro.dot is missing.

Solution

Use the following procedure to resolve this error:

Step

Action

1

In Word 2007 or 2010 you need to turn on the Developer tab.

Reference: the Microsoft site explains how to turn on the Developer tab.

2

Go to the Developer tab and click on Document Template.

Result: This brings up the Templates and Add‐ins screen. You will find that FSPro.dotm and/or FSPro.dot is missing from the Global templates and add‐ins list.

3

Click Add and browse to

  • For 32‐bit systems: C:\Program Files\Information Mapping\FS Pro 4.x\FSPro.dotm
  • For 64‐bit systems: C:\Program Files (x86)\Information Mapping\FS Pro 4.x\FSPro.dotm

to add it if missing.

4

Click OK

5

Click Add and browse to

  • For 32‐bit systems: C:\Program Files\Information Mapping\FS Pro 4.x\FSPro.dot
  • For 64‐bit systems: C:\Program Files (x86)\Information Mapping\FS Pro 4.x\FSPro.dot

to add it if missing.

6

Click OK.

7

Click OK and restart FS Pro.

 

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