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The Clarion help has this to say about error levels, in the context of the ABC ErrorManager object:


Six Levels of Treatment

By default, the error manager recognizes six different levels of error severity. The default actions for these levels range from no action for benign errors to halting the program for fatal errors. The error manager also supports the intermediate actions of simply notifying the user, or of notifying the user and letting the user decide whether to continue or abort.

Customizable Treatments

These various levels of treatment are implemented with virtual methods so they are easy to customize. The error manager calls a different virtual method for each severity level, so you can override the default error actions with your own application specific error actions. See the various Take methods for examples.

The recognized severity EQUATEs are declared in EQUATES.CLW. These severity levels and their default actions are:


Level:Benign (0)

no action, returns Level:Benign

Level:User (1)

displays message, returns Level:Benign or Level:Cancel

Level:Notify (5)

displays message, returns Level:Benign

Level:Fatal (3)

displays message, halts the program

Level:Program (2)

treated as Level:Fatal

Level:Cancel (4)

used to confirm no action taken by User

any other value

treated as Level:Program


You may define your own additional severity levels and their associated actions.