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  • Not an open index Error

    I am getting this erro when I am trying to use lookupn() function. It used to work but now it does not. I check if I had the index defined correctly, and it looks like I do.

    Here are the screenshot.

    Thanks for the help!
    Attached Files

  • #2
    Re: Not an open index Error

    Tis hard to tell from your screen shot of the lookupn() error. The error reporting sometimes doesn't indicate the true expression being used. You screen shot shows an expression at odds with the syntax for lookupn() where all paramters should be quoted. Using the documentation example.......

    lookupn("F", CUST_ID, "BALANCE", "c:\databases\CUSTOMER.DBF", "CUSTOMER_ID")

    The second parameter in the example is not quoted in the example as the value in CUST_ID is being passed to the function.
    The full path to the table is not necessary if the table is part of the current workspace.

    So what is your actual lookupn() expression?
    There can be only one.


    • #3
      Re: Not an open index Error

      1) (freight) LOOKUPN("L",LOOKUPN("F",ITEMS,"id","merchandisedetails","sku"),"freighttotal","merchandisepricechange","id")
      2) (landingcost) LOOKUPN("L",LOOKUPN("F",ITEMS,"id","merchandisedetails","sku"),"lndcost","merchandisepricechange","id")
      3) (margin field) LOOKUPN("L",LOOKUPN("F",ITEMS,"id","merchandisedetails","sku"),"Margin","merchandisepricechange","id")
      4) (cost field) LOOKUPN("L",LOOKUPN("F",ITEMS,"id","merchandisedetails","sku"),"Retail","merchandisepricechange","id")


      • #4
        Re: Not an open index Error

        The final parameter in lookupn() is the index name, seems you have the third parameter as the index name.

        You've shown the screen shot of the index builder for the package table. None of those lookupn() expressions above have anything to do with the package table.
        There can be only one.


        • #5
          Re: Not an open index Error

          Hi Stan:

          It worked yesterday! Just started to happen this morning.

          Here is my overall screenshot!

          Attached Files


          • #6
            Re: Not an open index Error

            This expression relies on an index tagname sku in the merchandisedetails table and an index tagname id in the merchandisepricechange table. Are those still present? Have you updated the indexes in both tables?
            There can be only one.


            • #7
              Re: Not an open index Error

              Hi Stan:

              I have followed exactly like you did in this example before!



              • #8
                Re: Not an open index Error

                And,Yes! "Sku" and Id exists! I think there is something really wrong. Also, what is this error?
                Attached Files


                • #9
                  Re: Not an open index Error

                  Time to attach a sample workspace for diagnosis.

                  Enter must begin first.

                  There can be only one.


                  • #10
                    Re: Not an open index Error

                    Hi Stan:

                    Here is the sample (attached). OPen merchandise form. On that form you will see package browser.

                    Other question not related to this.

                    When I enter data on the top browse I see the flips around few time.

                    Thanks. Mark
                    Attached Files


                    • #11
                      Re: Not an open index Error

                      1) (freight) LOOKUPN("L",LOOKUPN("F",ITEMS,"id","merchandisedetails","sku"),"freighttotal","merchandisepricechange","id")
                      The merchandisedetails table has index tagnames ID and PID. It does not have an index tagname sku.

                      LOOKUPN("F",ITEMS,"id","merchandisedetails","sku") this portion is failing due to there not being a necessary sku index.

                      I do not experience any browse jumping around.
                      There can be only one.


                      • #12
                        Re: Not an open index Error

                        THANKS STAN!!!!! Geatly appreciate it!

                        I will post a video screencast when I see the brosew jumps around with the data.