Not a HanDBase 3.0 database

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Not a HanDBase 3.0 database

Postby b2b » Wed Mar 16, 2016 7:02 am

I'm sorry, but I tried searching for this subject, but the search window pulled up thousands of references, but only to each individual word I typed in the search field, and I didn't find reference to my request.

In any case I just installed the MAC desktop version and in all but a couple of my data files I keep getting the message "ERROR: File selected is not a HanDBase 3.0 database"
I know I've seen references to this before but I sure couldn't find them. So can you please help and remind me how to fix this issue?

Oh, I almost forgot to mention, the files in question open fine with the MAC Desktop Demo I downloaded earlier.

Thanks, Bob Bowers
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Re: Not a HanDBase 3.0 database

Postby Brian_Houghton » Sat Apr 09, 2016 1:46 pm

Sincere apologies for not seeing your post before now.

Make sure you are opening the database file, not the custom form. The custom form will have "_HDF" in the title.
Kind Regards,
Brian Houghton, DDH Software
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