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  • Error Message: Too Many Child

    I have a highly integrated app (for computerized maintenance in plants or facilities) and when I run the app normally, all the modules work. One module is entered off a main screen via a button that is clicked. The module opens like it should.

    But if I first open Alpha 5 than choose this app to open and try to enter this module via this ONE button, I get the message "table has too many child relations".

    All other buttons on the main screen are working and this set has far fewer relations than others that work 100%.

    Why wud it open one way & not thru Alpha 5?

    Thanks.

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    RE: Error Message: Too Many Child

    Andy,

    I have a highly integrated app (for computerized maintenance in plants or facilities) and when I run the app normally...What is normally?

    But if I first open Alpha 5 than choose this app to open....Does "normally" mean it is installed with runtime?

    and try to enter this module via this ONE button, I get the message "table has too many child relations"...I don't know what this means but might it have something to do with the path? Just a swag.

    kenn
    TYVM :) kenn

    Knowing what you can achieve will not become reality until you imagine and explore.

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      RE: Error Message: Too Many Child

      When I say normal, I mean via the runtime A5 without first opening Alpha 5. Yes, the APP is intalled with the runtime version of Alpha 5.

      I am fairly certain the paths are correct as other buttons on the screen work 100%k. Mind you they call up a different set though.

      If I first open Alpha5 (I have the developer version) than OPEN DATABASE (into my Application) than try to open machine.set via the CONTROL PANEL of Alpha 5, I get this error.

      I read the above and my explanation is about as clear as MUD.

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        RE: Error Message: Too Many Child

        Andy,

        I've been thinking about your problem and I'm stumped.

        Have you tried copying the set to another set, and then opening that one? (Please make a careful backup of everything before you begin experimenting...)

        Have you compacted the database?

        What code is run from the button which opens the form based on your troubled set? Can you show it to us? I'm curious whether it does any special processing which is omitted when you open the set manually from the control panel?

        -- tom

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          RE: Error Message: Too Many Child

          Eureka. I reinstalled Alpha 5 and the "table has too many child relations" went away.

          Thanks for all the suggestions.

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