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Delete one file and 100 follow in the background - HELP!

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  • Delete one file and 100 follow in the background - HELP!

    I just noticed that when I use the browse to view and I delete ONE record, it churns and churns and ends up deleting like 100+ records!

    I noticed too that if I highlight more than one record to delete, it will only delete the first one picked (plus some other records not highlighted).

    I checked to make sure that I don't have any strange sets with referential delete set up, but I am thinking this may be a index problem.

    When I look at the Trace Window, I see an error that says "Since last UI-DLG_BOX 0x1cf8 (7k)" error.

    I back up every night and apparently this has just started about 7 days ago - losing about 100 patient files every day. I am thinking it may have happened when I upgraded to the latest version - had some web problems with my web portion of the database and down graded back to an older version.

    So I have two questions:
    1) any ideas as to what and why?
    2) what is the best way to compare backups to pull only what is different back into my final tables as I noticed that not only am I missing some records but some data fields in some records as well? - what a mess!

    Thank you!

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    Re: Delete one file and 100 follow in the background - HELP!

    Hi Michael,

    Restore to a new folder. Append from new folder uniqe records to table with missing data.

    Check first that the data is missing and not just not viewing in the browse.
    Regards
    Keith Hubert
    Alpha Guild Member
    London.
    KHDB Management Systems
    Skype = keith.hubert


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