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  • Record Locked..but shouldn't be

    I have one record that displays RECORD LOCKED when attempting to enter new information. No one else has that record open..or even application open. It's just stuck. All other records are okay. Haven't seen this one before. I know that no one has the app open because I can update indexes and it would tell me I couldn't if that were the case. Any help on this?

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    Re: Record Locked..but shouldn't be

    Hi Dennis,
    Are you using a custom form/ browse or the default when this happens?
    Robin

    Discernment is not needed in things that differ, but in those things that appear to be the same. - Miles Sanford

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    • #3
      Re: Record Locked..but shouldn't be

      Just had similar
      resolution on this one was to shut the workstations down completely.
      That resolved. Just guessing it was something to do with a record still open when the app was closed by a non-ordinary means.
      Dave Mason
      [email protected]desktop.com
      Skype is dave.mason46

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      • #4
        Re: Record Locked..but shouldn't be

        Oh, it's custom for sure. Never happened before though. Pretty good track record.

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          Re: Record Locked..but shouldn't be

          Yea, I'm thinking that might be the case. I copied over to a ghost system and it was okay. I'll give it the weekend and see how it looks Monday. Still, I can rebuild indexes so I thought it would not be that. But maybe no one has it open but it's just hanging that one bit. Thanks Dave! Glad to see you're still around.

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            Re: Record Locked..but shouldn't be

            I try to keep them from shutting down a workstation except how I planned it, but they seem to find a way sometimes even if it is more work for them to do.

            here was the directions sent:

            There may be a need to go to all the user's computers and be sure they are shut down properly.
            then after that
            In the main server app delete the muf and rmuf files. Alpha will rebuild them on start.
            Check the size of all "ftp" files.

            go to the interactive window at top of cont. panel

            insert, highlight and run

            A5_ForceCloseTables()

            Just shutting down all the workstations (40 of them) worked.
            Dave Mason
            [email protected]
            Skype is dave.mason46

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