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  • Operation missing??????

    I have an operation to mark records in a set. I went to run the operation and it is not there, yet if I save it , I see it under the save. I have compacted the data base and is not there, any Help

  • #2
    Re: Operation missing??????

    Sounds like something is overwriting your set's dictionary files. What other operations have you defined that affect the set?


    • #3
      Re: Operation missing??????

      See if compacting the database makes the operation visible in the control panel. Sometimes a minor bit of corruption prevents the display.
      There can be only one.


      • #4
        Re: Operation missing??????

        I have tried compacting, nothing changes, it seems as though all marked operations do not show if it is for set.


        • #5
          Re: Operation missing??????

          What did you name the operation? Any exotic characters?
          There can be only one.


          • #6
            Re: Operation missing??????

            I can create and run the marked operation as long as i dont save it. When I try to save it, then run it will error name not found. This is only in set.


            • #7
              Re: Operation missing??????

              I did not name it with any special characters. I cannot save a marked operation on the set but i can run one, just cannot save it to run again


              • #8
                Re: Operation missing??????

                Refresh the control Panel. If all fails, it never hurts to close and re-open alpha.


                • #9
                  Re: Operation missing??????

                  Can you edit the set?
                  You might try dropping the set from the database and then re-adding it.

                  You also might want to do a compact before re-adding the set.


                  • #10
                    Re: Operation missing??????

                    I have tried it all???
                    If I save a marked operation, I can see the names of my other saved marked operations but they are not on the white operation screen


                    • #11
                      Re: Operation missing??????

                      Can you zip the set from the control panel and let us take a look?
                      There can be only one.


                      • #12
                        Re: Operation missing??????

                        If you try to creat any operation for set, you will see the files are there but will not let you save it.

                        I have tried compacting and a lot of things, this seemed to hapen after the last update. Please help


                        • #13
                          Re: Operation missing??????

                          Works fine here in V8.

                          We need someone to verify the behavior in V10.

                          I would suggest you abandon the practice of naming tables and sets with spaces in their names. That can bite you where the sun don't shine in certain situations.
                          There can be only one.


                          • #14
                            Re: Operation missing??????

                            What is the process of renaming a set, is there an easy step. Can an earlier version(Av9) of Alpha open this file,then comact it , then go bcak to Av10


                            • #15
                              Re: Operation missing??????

                              Works with V10 here .. I agree with Stan and go further on naming conventions, Special Characters like "$, =" are a really bad idea!!