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Open Database

The Open Database window opens a database, or allows several database functions to be performed.

This window can be invoked from the Main Window via the 'Database' button then selecting 'Open Existing Database', or via menu option 'File | Database | Open Existing Database'.

A database contains the dancer table and rotations. In general, you only need one database.

Multiple databases allows the flexibility to create database backups, or to use a database from another computer without disturbing existing databases.

Select a database to open, then press the Open Database button,
or press the Cancel button to close the window.

Toolbar buttons:

- Creates a new database after prompting for a database name.
- Edits the name of the selected database.
- Copies the selected database to a specified file pathname.
- After confirmation, deletes the selected database.
- Compacts and repairs the selected database, often resulting in a significant decrease in filesize.
- Displays the Windows File Properties dialog box for the selected database.
- Opens the Database Folder with a Windows File Explorer.
- Uploads the selected database to for debugging purposes. After confirmation, the database is uploaded, then you are asked to send Vic an email message detailing the issue to be debugged
- Invokles the Customize Grid dialog box.
- Displays this help page.

Popup menu:

The pop-up menu is invoked by right-clicking on a grid row.

last modified: 04-January-2022   Unique ID: 539