Subject Re: Adding to an existing database
From Ken Mayer <>
Date Wed, 11 May 2022 10:38:27 -0700
Newsgroups dbase.getting-started

On 5/11/2022 8:48 AM, Bob McKinney wrote:
> Hi All:  I am well aware of populating a "database" by creating  a table  while a database is open.  My question is, is it possible to add an existing table
> to an existing database ?   All of my applications, including the tables, were created in the 2011/2013 time period using various database names.  Now
> that I wish to start using 2019 I wish to have all ( 25 /30 ) my tables in one database (BSSBIZ).  I know that recreating a table  while the db is open will list
> the new table.  Then you have to append the new table from the existing table to salvage all your data.   Works but messy and time consuming.
> If  there's a way it would certainly save a lot of time and work.  Many thanks............Bob

You do know about the COPY TABLE command? It copies the table,
structure, data, mdx and dbt files to a new filename, or a new location.
If you're using database OBJECTS, there's a copyTable() method that does
the same thing. You're doing too much work here. ;)


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