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  • Layout has no pages

    Just converted from A5V5 (yes, I know) to V11.

    Works except for some confusing issues. The main concern seems to be speed. Old one was very fast. This one is pretty sluggish.

    Anyway..major concern. SOME records when I try to print them throws and error 'Layout Has No Pages'. Record looks fine. If I go to MOST other records it prints fine. Printing a LAYOUT here. Why should SOME records give this error and MOST others don't. Very peculiar.

    Anyone have ideas?

    And, yes I did look through the rest of the submissions but I didn't find anything quite like this.


  • #2
    Re: Layout has no pages

    SOME records when I try to print them throws
    Not sure what method, action script or code, you are using. In either case I suggest you redo this in V11.

    There are some differences
    There can be only one.


    • #3
      Re: Layout has no pages

      It's a button with an action script that prints a report layout for 'this record only'. I'm confused because it works with almost ALL the records except a few. Trying to narrow it down a little and I am running V11 now. V5 served well for the time it was released until now. I think that's amazing.


      • #4
        Re: Layout has no pages

        Recreate the action scropt and see what happens.

        V5 was doing everything I needed except run under new windows versions.
        There can be only one.


        • #5
          Re: Layout has no pages

          Problem narrowed to indexes. I noticed that some entries did not have the associated child records. So I rebuilt all the indexes and the child records and the print problem (Layout has no pages) goes away. Makes sense. This, though has happened again! Rebuilt the indexes and viola--all is well. Now the question is why are the indexes being corrupted?


          • #6
            Re: Layout has no pages

            Are you using filtered indexes? They've often given problems.
            There can be only one.


            • #7
              Re: Layout has no pages

              I do have a range set for the SET but not beyond that. BTW, this only started happening after porting from V5 to V11. Maybe something to do with that. Maybe--Maybe there's someone on the network that still has a V5 running? Not sure that would do it--but possible.


              • #8
                Re: Layout has no pages

                Possible, also recommended to have every installation patched to the same build.
                There can be only one.


                • #9
                  Re: Layout has no pages

                  After some time under the belt for Version 11, I have a nagging problem. The indexes seem to get out of whack and I have to rebuild. This manifests itself by missing child records. Rebuilding the indexes usually takes care of the problem. But when the client looks at a record and the child database is not showing the items, the client dutifully REENTERS the items. After rebuild--BOTH entries show resulting in a doubling of the items.

                  This is very strange. Any ideas?


                  • #10
                    Re: Layout has no pages


                    Indexes are substantially more stable since V8. As mentioned before, filtered indexes are still problematic in a heavily used database. The advice for curing index issues these days is making sure the network is in top shape.

                    I do have a range set for the SET
                    Not a clue what that means. If it performs some sort of filtering I would suggest you try removing it and perform the filtering in any form built on the set.
                    There can be only one.