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  • Error loading table in database

    I have a table that I have been using for several years in one database. I created a new database that needs this same table in it. When I try to open the table either by viewing the default browse or thru a script I get the attached error. I have added other tables to the database and they open without a problem.
    I get the same error using versions 7, 8,9, and 10.

  • #2
    Re: Error loading table in database

    Can you open the table as an excel spreadsheet?
    Mike W
    "I rebel in at least small things to express to the world that I have not completely surrendered"


    • #3
      Re: Error loading table in database

      Originally posted by Mike Wilson View Post
      Can you open the table as an excel spreadsheet?
      If I use window explorer and use "Open with Excel" it does opens with warnings and I get mumbo jumbo, but that may be because others are using the table. If I open the default browse table in the database that does work and send it to Excel it does give some formatting errors but does eventually open in a readable format


      • #4
        Re: Error loading table in database

        Originally posted by Gary Phillips View Post
        others are using the table
        Hi Gary

        Who and how many are the others?
        What program do they use?
        How can they use it, and they get no error messages?

        Try to open the table FILE_RO_EXCLUSIVE to look or just let others look at the table. Or try to copy the table to a save place for investigation.
        No problems with the indexfiles?

        Most things are simple but unfortunately only after the first time


        • #5
          Re: Error loading table in database

          Originally posted by Ton Spies View Post
          Hi Gary

          Who and how many are the others?

          about 20 others on the same network

          What program do they use?

          Some Alpha v8 some Alpha v9

          How can they use it, and they get no error messages?
          Any of a few dozen different forms and scripts.

          Try to open the table FILE_RO_EXCLUSIVE to look or just let others look at the table. Or try to copy the table to a save place for investigation.
          Open Exclusive not practical in this situation

          No problems with the indexfiles?
          No index problems noted since the other users, including myself, have no problem with the same table in a different database.
          Thanks for your input



          • #6
            Re: Error loading table in database

            Found the problem, actually Steve Workings found it. The table I was trying to open was encrypted and I never loaded the encryption key in the new database.