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  • Field Rules 'locking up' when saving

    When we try to make a change to any field rules in our table Alpha 5 'locks up' when you try to click Save.

    This is a large table with lots of fields. Everything else appears to be working ok.

    We have checked all field rules and Alpha does not report any errors.

    We have removed all field rules and added one simple dropdown and it still crashes on saving.

    Thank you

  • #2
    Re: Field Rules 'locking up' when saving

    Fiona, has this table ever worked correctly? Is it a native Alpha Five table ? Perhaps you've got a naming issue. Table, field, and indextag names should observe the recommended limitations.

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      Re: Field Rules 'locking up' when saving

      Did you compact the workspace?
      How does the table when you delete all records for testing purposes. Can you create a new record then? Can you then change the Field rules?
      I have experience with some old tables that had control characters. Worked all times until we changed the field rules.

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      • #4
        Re: Field Rules 'locking up' when saving

        Tom, Yes it has worked before but we haven't made any changes for a while so not sure how long its been like this. We renamed all the fields, removed all field rules and nothing seemed to work.

        Corelius, Yes we compacted and that didn't work either. We could do everything else except change a field rules.

        It was very strange almost like a corrupt table. We have recreated the table along with all field rules and this has corrected the problem. It took a while but at least we are back up and running. Will have to keep an eye on it now in the future.

        Thanks for your suggestions

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        • #5
          Re: Field Rules 'locking up' when saving

          How does the table when you delete all records for testing purposes. Can you then change the Field rules?
          May be one or more records cause field rule violation.

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