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  • operation: query

    Maybe I am overlooking something, but I am not getting my query to work when I double click on the operation icon or integrate it in a print function. I can get it to work if I am in the edit mode, query card, and click on the run/bolt button but not in any other context. Any thoughts? My others do not behave like this.

    Bewildered,
    Jeff

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    RE: operation: query

    Jeff, I don't understand your description of the problem you are having.

    If you have saved the query, when your form is open you could select Query off the default menu list and then 'Run Saved Query' from the drop down list which appears.

    If you have defined an Operation to perform a query, then you ought to be able to also run it by going to the Alpha Five control panel and selecting the Operations tab. Then double click on the saved Operation to run the query.

    I don't know what you mean when you say you are trying to 'integrate it in a print function'.

    Can you describe, step by step, what it is you are doing, and what it is you want Alpha Five to do? The more details you can furnish the better shot we will have at figuring out what's going on.

    -- tom

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