|Subject:||Re: BDE setup
|Date:||30 Sep 2021 05:56:20 -0400
Thanks for quick answer,
That means the only way do set the bde parameters is creating a cfg file
with the bde administrator program?
Mark Bannister <markRemove@THISinjection-moldings.com> wrote:
>On 9/29/2021 5:06 AM, Linda Bye wrote:
>> I can see some folks recommend setting up most of the BDEadmin
>> parameters by startup.
>> How is this done?. In a script? and where can I find the methods/proc
>> for that?
>You specify a particular configuration file to use with the -o option on
>the start command of the shortcut:
>A full start command might look like this (broken down into lines for
>2002\programs\pdxwin32.exe" ;;<< path to program
>-c ;;<< clear desktop
>-p "C:\Users\Public\pdoxdirs\manager_invoice\pdxpriv" ;;<<path to
>-o "C:\Users\Public\pdoxdirs\manager_invoice\BDE\idapi.cfg" ;;<< BDE
>file to use
>-w "\\APPSERVER1\data\manager_BETA" ;// working directory
>managerstartupP10.fdl ;// form or script to launch on startup
>Caveat about setting the BDE config file is that all running BDE
>applications must use the same BDE file.
>I've also never seen any real performance changes by fiddling with the
>BDE settings in WIN 10 or higher. I use it to set the network directory,