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Keyboard Problems inAlpha4Ver 6

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  • Keyboard Problems inAlpha4Ver 6

    Can anyone tell me if they ever had the following problem: I have an application set up that is order driven. When our order entyr person adds a new line item to an already existing order and presses F10 to save it, the line item disappears. This only happens on her computer. We replaced her keyboard and it still happens. Any suggestions?

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    RE: Keyboard Problems inAlpha4Ver 6

    It sounds like an indexing error.

    If you refresh your index, is the record there?
    Alpha Anywhere v3.5
    Version 12.3, Build 2999
    MySql56 & DBF's

    Alpha 4, 5, Anywhere

    Ron Anusiewicz

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      RE: Keyboard Problems inAlpha4Ver 6

      If I refresh the index the record is still gone. But amazingly enough, it appeears in the databaese associated with the region. QAny suggestions??

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        RE: Keyboard Problems inAlpha4Ver 6

        Check the fields that links the two dbf's.
        The header record and the detail record.
        Make sure that the linking fields are the same value.
        It may be that the value in the header or master record is not being passed to the detail record.
        If you go to the detail record and press c to change and change the value to that of the header record. save the record.
        escape to alpha 4 main menu.
        choose and open each database and then press IUA (index update all).
        open the set and view the records. can you see the records correctly?
        Charlie Crimmel

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          RE: Keyboard Problems inAlpha4Ver 6

          You may also have a problem with the active range. Check to see if the active range is set up so that it will not show a new item (not that it was set-up to do this, but inadvertenly it may be doing it).

          Augusto del Castillo

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