Subject Re: New Form and Table problem
From Norman Snowden <>
Date Thu, 18 Nov 2021 15:53:35 -0500
Newsgroups dbase.getting-started

Ken Mayer Wrote:

> 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
> ********
> Norman
Thanks Ken
? set("safety") shows Safety ON

> Maybe this is the problem,
How do turn safety off ?

Is this done in the Form working code?

By activating, I mean the Entryfield Field is not shown and can' be entered.
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