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Subject:Re: Info Structure Issue
Date:Mon, 12 Apr 2021 10:23:43 -0400
From:"Steven Green" <greens@diamondsg.com>
Newsgroups:pnews.paradox-development
good point, Mike, but no that's not an issue here

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Steven Green
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"Michael Kennedy"  wrote in message 
news:60736c71$1@pnews.thedbcommunity.com...

Sorry for delay, Steven...

But... in the old days, Paradox (and many other apps) get totally
confused if there's a FOLDER and a FILE with the same name.

You might check if that combo exists?

   - Mike



On 10/04/2021 17:51, Steven Green wrote:
> in the InfoStruct/Restruct box, that's where you set the lookups, and the 
> lookup type (just current, help and fill, etc.).. the settings are stored 
> in the VAL file, so it looks at all the val files in the folder before it 
> opens that screen.. "val file out of date", my favorite
>
> -- 
>
> Steven Green
> Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA
>
> http://www.OasisTradingPost.com
>
> Collectibles and Memorabilia
> Vintage Lego Sets and Parts
> - and Paradox support, too
> "Kevin Zawicki"  wrote in message 
> news:6070c887$1@pnews.thedbcommunity.com...
>
>
> what does the "Table Lookup" do?
>
> is it a function in the app or paradox table RI / link?
>
>
>
> "Steven Green" <greens@diamondsg.com> wrote:
>> no, the folder is f:\pdoxdata, and hasn't moved
>>
>> -- 
>>
>> Steven Green
>> Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA
>>
>> http://www.OasisTradingPost.com
>>
>> Collectibles and Memorabilia
>> Vintage Lego Sets and Parts
>> - and Paradox support, too
>> "modridirkac"  wrote in message 
>> news:op.01jvxxgb34j8uf@n-jurez.mshome.net...
>>
>> Did you move DB folder to sub/sub/sub older?
>> Too long path?
>>
>>
>>
>> On Thu, 08 Apr 2021 18:52:59 +0200, Steven Green <greens@diamondsg.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> follow-up.. tried a few tables in a small empty folder, no problem.. and
>
>>> no "thumbs.db" message, either.. the real folder is huge, but it's 
>>> always
>
>>> been this big.. as always, "something changed".. :-)
>>>
>>> -- 
>>>
>>> Steven Green
>>> Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA
>>>
>>> http://www.OasisTradingPost.com
>>>
>>> Collectibles and Memorabilia
>>> Vintage Lego Sets and Parts
>>> - and Paradox support, too
>>> "Steven Green"  wrote in message
>>> news:606f205a$1@pnews.thedbcommunity.com...
>>>
>>> on our big app, can't seem to get Table Lookup tab to work anymore.. 
>>> it's
>>> always been slow, cuz it looks at every table in the folder, and it
>>> always
>>> gives a "thumbs.db" error, of course
>>>
>>> but now, it doesn't work at all.. depending on which machine I'm on,
> when
>>> I
>>> hit the Table Lookup tab, it either gives me the OK Abort dialog, or it
>
>>> just
>>> closes paradox.. any table, big small new old, doesn't matter.. anyone
>
>>> else
>>> having this problem?
>>>
>>> -- 
>>>
>>> Steven Green
>>> Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA
>>>
>>> http://www.OasisTradingPost.com
>>>
>>> Collectibles and Memorabilia
>>> Vintage Lego Sets and Parts
>>> - and Paradox support, too
>>
>>
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