Saturday, January 30, 2016

Graphical Form Painter could not be called (FORMPAINTER_CREATE_WINDOW, ) SAP GUI 7.4 Issue

During SE71 sap script editor
when opening Layout getting error message as below

    Graphical Form Painter could not be called (FORMPAINTER_CREATE_WINDOW, )

        Message no. TD245


        An error occurred structuring the graphical Form Painter.

    System Response

        The system switches to the alphanumeric Form Painter.

I have SAP GUI 7.40 Patch level 7 which causing this issue

To resolve issue followed below steps

1. Copy those files from installation DVD Dump
    i.e. E:\Software\GUI 7.4\50126622_6\BD_NW_7.0_Presentation_7.40_Comp._1_\PRES1\GUI\WINDOWS\WIN32\SapGui

    h5dlg32.dll, h5icon32.dll, h5krnl32.dll, h5menu32.dll, h5rtf32.dll, h5tool32.dll, saprtf.ocx
    into C:\Program Files (x86)\SAP\FrontEnd\SAPgui

2. Open command prompt with Run as Administrator
    change to directory C:\Windows\SysWOW64
    execute below command
    regsvr32 "C:\Program Files (x86)\SAP\FrontEnd\SAPgui\saprtf.ocx"
    will get Success message
    Close command prompt
    Close SAP GUI

    Open SAP GUI and check it will resolve issue.

1 comment:

Rohan Venkatesh said...


I tried doing this. After running the command in the command prompt I got an error message that says "The file was loaded but call to DllRegisterServer failed with error code 0X80040200". Can you please help me in this regard?