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  • cannot change 'Record 0'

    I have been using A4V3 since 1993 mainly for keeping track of my ever-growing CD library with the BKVIDCD application which was purchased with the Applications Pack at the time of original software purchase. Everything has been fine until recently when I go from the first entry form called "Details" to the second entry form called "Tracks"' which is for recording each track title on the CD. When I try to enter data in the "TRACKS" form I get a Warning pop-up box that says "Cannot Change 'Record 0'". Not being programmer oriented I do not understand this, as I had no intention of changing 'Record 0'. The system worked fine through 321 CD inputs (each one called "records" and over 4600 individual track titles. It will not allow me to enter data on the Tracks form. I can (and have) entered further data on the "Details" form (up to #330) and the system transfers common data (CD title, artist, etc) to the "Tracks" form, but will not allow me to enter related track data, instead giving the "Cannot change 'Record 0'" warning. Can anyone tell me how to "fix" this problem so I can enter the next 20 or so CD's and their track titles?? I can find no reference in the manuals supplied with the software to this warning. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!



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    RE: cannot change 'Record 0'

    I've seen that error message myself, but it was a long time ago and I can't remember how I resolved it.

    I do know that with Alpha 4, when things start to act strangely, the first step is to update all the indexes. This is done by going to the Alpha 4 menu screen.

    Select Indexes/ranges
    Select Update indexes
    Select All

    If that doesn't work, as you have very little programing experience, you may have to ZIP all the files to BKVIDCD, attach them to a message in this board and ask someone to look at your problem.

    Alpha Anywhere v3.5
    Version 12.3, Build 2999
    MySql56 & DBF's

    Alpha 4, 5, Anywhere

    Ron Anusiewicz


    • #3
      RE: cannot change 'Record 0'

      Thanks, Ron. I have tried to update Indexes - no help!!