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In this example, all translation outputs outputsgenerated by gmStudio will be written in the following output directory tree:


  1. Press [Next] to move on to reviewing the results of the translation process.

    Step 5. Continue

    In the Form below, press the [No, thank you … Next] button, to move on.

    Step 6. Review Metrics Summary

    In the Form below, press the [Finish] button, to move on.

    Step 7. Review Results

    The Form below shows the Main Screen of the FMSLib Upgrade Project that was set up by the previous Steps (Steps 1 – 6), including the Interface Description Files ("IDFs") that were generated from all the externals (libraries or components) referenced by all the VB6 projects in this Upgrade Project.

    From the Title Menu, select [View][Interface Description Files] to move to the next step.

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    Step 8. Review Generated Interface Description Files (IDFs)

    The snapshot below shows a listing of the IDFs (*.xml text files), as generated by gmStudio for all the externals referenced in this Upgrade Project. These are contained in following directory:

    , where [WorkDir] is D:\gmSamples\newsamples\FMstocks

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    Step 9. Archive IDFs for Distribution

    In File Explorer, select the [WorkDir]\proj\idf\FromIdl folder and right-click [Send to][Compressed (zipped) folder] in order to compress all of the IDFs into a zip file,, as shown below.

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    At this point, these IDFs will be ready to "ship" for use in gmStudio – on a machine that may not have the corresponding externals properly registered (or licensed in the case of licensed third-party components).