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  • #16
    RE: deleted record shows up in formview

    WOW, dejavous ..... this brings back sooooooo many memories Lenny ****winks**** one of these days I will get an error that you can duplicate without major headaches along the way :)

    I am going to go test on my 2000 server, bbiaf
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    • #17
      RE: deleted record shows up in formview

      I just deleted record 59 in V5 ... 60 was already gone, LOL ... it goes away as it should and brings me to record 58 (not the 1st record in the table)

      I am booting my 2000 server to test in V6 on that machine to see if I can duplicate it there.
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      • #18
        RE: deleted record shows up in formview

        I just duplicated this on my 2000 server as well. The only difference this time was the data showing in the form was in fact from the 1st record, however, the record number and custID still showed as 60.
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        • #19
          RE: deleted record shows up in formview

          I navigated to record #61 (the last record in my table) and deleted it. 60 records remain.
          Aaron Brown
          Alpha Software Development Team


          • #20
            RE: deleted record shows up in formview

            Hmmmm, Jos has duplicated the error. I duplicated it on xp and 2000 machines. You and Lenny are unable to duplicate it. What other information can we provide you in order to help you duplicate the error?

            For me, I am navigating to the last record using the toolbar button. I did try it your way as well with the ctrl+end but I still had the same problem. The record still 'shows' in the default browse form even though in reality it has been deleted.
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            • #21
              RE: deleted record shows up in formview


              Perhaps you have to revert to the original table with only 60 record?
              You deleted record #61 ??



              • #22
                RE: deleted record shows up in formview

                I have in all versions of Alpha had problems when deleting, entering, and/or editing especially the last record and sometimes the first record. However, for those of you who are deleting the record, how are you doing it? with Ctrl-D or a button with an xbasic script, or action scripting script?
                Cole Custom Programming - Terrell, Texas
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                • #23
                  RE: deleted record shows up in formview

                  I just duplicated this on a 3rd machine, laptop also with xp home.

                  Open alphasports
                  right click customer table
                  select default browse
                  using the arrow toolbar at top ... selected last record
                  ctrl+d to delete record
                  YES on pop up dialog to confirm delete
                  Record stays in form ...
                  Close form
                  Re-open form, navigate again to last record
                  record 60 still there
                  close form
                  open default browse, record not there
                  pack table
                  open default form
                  record 60 is gone
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                  • #24
                    RE: deleted record shows up in formview

                    gmta .... follow my steps just posted Martin (please) in V6 and in V5 ... V6 is the problem, V5 the record goes away in the default form
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                    • #25
                      RE: deleted record shows up in formview

                      Aaron and everyone,

                      I opened the customer table in the default form, made sure I was in record number order, went to the last record, pressed delete (either the menu item or ctrl-d) and clicked yes in the confirmation dialog.

                      The record did not delete. That is,
                      -it did not disappear;
                      -focus did not shift to a different record;
                      -closing and reopening the form (and Alpha5) made no difference.

                      XP pro, 1 gig ram, nothing else running in the background, 1532.2003.

                      Bill Hanigsberg


                      • #26
                        RE: deleted record shows up in formview

                        I can verify Cheryl's observation that the deleted record is not visible in the default browse (though it remains visible in the form). Furthermore, I also observe that packing the table stops the record from showing in the form which should come as no surprise.

                        I also saw some instability of display order in the default browse (with record number order active) until I packed the table after which the browse sorted correctly.

                        I think something is going on here.

                        Bill Hanigsberg


                        • #27
                          RE: deleted record shows up in formview


                          I've been somewhat following this, are you all saying that one record remains after you "delete all records" which is what I have experienced using v6 or just that you can't delete the "last record"



                          • #28
                            RE: deleted record shows up in formview

                            The issue is that when the last physical record is deleted, this record is still shown in form views (index record number - last record).
                            In your case, this of course also applies. Look at the table using a browse view and you probably see no records.
                            Also the statistics will account for 0 records.