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    no codes in the code page only on 1 computer from a network

    This is a rare problem!
    the sever and all workstations (except for one workstation) work fine, on the one workstation the code tab is empty and none of the scripts/functions/menus etc work.
    i copied the entire app folder in to the local workstation and the same problem no codes! i copied that folder on to another workstation and it works fine on that workstation...

    any clue?

    Daniel Weiss
    Daniel Weiss
    EZ Link Software

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    Re: no codes in the code page only on 1 computer from a network

    After you copied the app to the problem workstation did you open it with the desktop shortcut or open Alpha first and navigate to the database? Check to verify that the shortcut opens the database you think it should.
    There can be only one.

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      #3
      Re: no codes in the code page only on 1 computer from a network

      Thanks Stan

      yes i did open it from Alpha not from the shortcut
      also we uninstalled Alpha completely and reinstalled
      the strange thing is that at first the .ALM file size when looking on the actual server was about 17KB but from the workstation (in the server folder) it showed only 1KB the same was with the copied folder on the workstation the size was 1KB, only after renaming and deleting the file the size changed, but all that did not help, i even renamed (in the copy on the workstation) the app files .ADB, etc

      the IT guy will be checking for any virus and if nothing helps they will reinstall windows
      BTW it is Win7 and Alpha v10
      thank you
      Daniel Weiss
      EZ Link Software

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        #4
        Re: no codes in the code page only on 1 computer from a network

        Daniel,

        You might double check the path settings. It sure sounds like you have two copies of the database, and you're opening the wrong one.

        From the control panel in Alpha choose tables/sets tab. Right click white space, choose View, then Details. The center column will show you the physical path to your tables. Are they where you expect to find them? Is it the same path used to store copies of the database dictionaries ( .adb, .alm, .alx, etc) ?

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          #5
          Re: no codes in the code page only on 1 computer from a network

          we tested that by adding/changing files in both directories and both updated
          also all the Alpha data files (dbf) are the same, and changes are seen in both

          thank you
          Daniel Weiss
          EZ Link Software

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