The Resource ID Validation Report examines two versions of a dictionary and lists potential resource ID issues. This report is typically used to isolate problems caused when resource IDs have changed between older and newer versions of a dictionary.
To use the Resource ID Validation Report, open the original version of the dictionary as a source dictionary. Open the new (revised) version of the dictionary as an editable dictionary. Choose Resource ID Validation from the Reports menu. A file dialog box will appear, allowing you to specify the name and location of the Resource ID Validation Report.
As the report is generated, all forms, windows, and window items (such as fields or static text) in the original dictionary are examined. The routine attempts to locate the corresponding resource in the revised dictionary. The following conditions are logged: