Subject Re: New Form and Table problem
From Ken Mayer <>
Date Thu, 18 Nov 2021 12:05:54 -0800
Newsgroups dbase.getting-started

On 11/18/2021 11:16 AM, Norman Snowden wrote:
> It has been a long time since I tried to build a new Form and related new table. I have dBASE 11.
> I can design the new Table OK but when I try to close and save it, it does not say modifications have occurred, do I want to save it. It just Closes as a generic Table that can not be activated to Add a Field. The Form and Entryfield  entry goes OK .
> The Table acts as if it is Read Only?
> If someone has an idea, I would appreciate it.

Try this:

In the Command Window, type:

use tablename // replace the word "tablename" with your table's filename
list structure

Do the changes in the structure appear?

Perhaps you have turned the "safety" mode off in dBASE:

? set( "safety" ) // should display "on" or "off".

When you say that the table cannot be activated, what do you mean?


*Ken Mayer*
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