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Aug
5
revised How can I modify tables and forms in a MS Access database using UA Business Software 7.0?
Add new error message
Aug
5
comment How can I modify tables and forms in a MS Access database using UA Business Software 7.0?
The "Simple Modifications" video is better, I guess, but it doesn't work. When I right-click the object and click "Customize", I get the following message: "Microsoft Access can't find the database file 'C:\Program Files\UA Business Software 7.0\ASD 70 MM Materials XP.mdb' Make sure you entered the correct path and file name." Notice I didn't enter any path or file name. Also, the path in the message is wrong. Any clue how I can provide the correct path (the video obviously doesn't say) ?
Aug
5
comment How can I modify tables and forms in a MS Access database using UA Business Software 7.0?
@Brian Yes but they totally suck. For example, the "Company Connection Wizard" video shows where to go and tells what to do, but doesn't actually do it, so you get no extra information than if you just browse around. It turns out that I can't name the new company I create and it is given the same name as the existing ones and becomes impossible to distinguish. So basically I can't know whether I'm modifying the development database or the operational one. Very useful indeed!
Aug
4
comment How can I make a usable copy of an SQL Server database on Windows Server 2003?
Why do you also copy the .ldf file? What does it do?
Aug
4
comment How can I make a usable copy of an SQL Server database on Windows Server 2003?
Yes I can "Detach" it and copy the ".mdf" file. Doest that copy everything ? (users, groups, permissions, configuration, etc). Or are you saying I should make a backup while the database is detached?
Aug
4
asked How can I make a usable copy of an SQL Server database on Windows Server 2003?
Aug
1
comment How can I modify tables and forms in a MS Access database using UA Business Software 7.0?
Well, the license says I can modify the program for my personal use (aka, I can't sell the modified product) on a one-time basis. I'm not exactly sure what they mean by a "one-time basis", but I've never modified the software before so I suppose I'm OK. On a side note, in this case the modifications I need to make are part of the regular use of such a software. It's like modifying the radix in a scientific calculator. If the calculator supports it, there's no sense in disallowing it. Plus, once you sell me the product, it's mine. How is it your software any longer?
Jul
29
comment How can I modify tables and forms in a MS Access database using UA Business Software 7.0?
@David Good idea, I will have a look at the license. In the meanwhile, I think it makes sense to assume the software offers enough flexibility to accomplish the task it was meant to accomplish (help various types of enterprises with their accounting needs). Is that too much to ask? Suppose you buy software which helps keep an inventory of products you sell, wouldn't it make sense for it to offer enough flexibility to alter the table which describes the products you keep? Ex: If you need max and min operational temperature fields but these aren't provided, shouldn't you be able to add them?
Jul
27
comment How can I modify tables and forms in a MS Access database using UA Business Software 7.0?
@David W. Fenton : Because it was sold (for a hefty price) as a generic accounting application useful to many different enterprises in many different areas of business. Therefore I assumed it offered a minimal amount of flexibility to its users. Again, why do you ask?
Jul
24
comment How can I modify tables and forms in a MS Access database using UA Business Software 7.0?
@David W. Fenton : There are multiple reasons, for example: Remove some table fields we don't use so they don't clutter, rename table fields so they represent what they actually do, change the defaults for certain fields to accelerate insertions, add new tables to create many-to-many relashionships, add new fields to certain tables to add information that we need, etc, etc etc. Why do you ask?
Jul
24
answered How can I make a “Go to Desktop” keyboard shortcut in kubuntu?
Jul
24
comment Why can't I use log in to a Windows machine having logmein installed via a Ubuntu machine?
I AM in luck! I hadn't noticed the icon on the far right (That always happens to me :( ). Now that I have the latest and greatest flash installed, logmein works like a CHARM! AND it solved my "youtube" problem where changing the volume via the keyboard buttons would take me away from fullscreen mode! +1 and Accepted answer :) Can't thank you enough Shauna. - Shawn
Jul
24
accepted Why can't I use log in to a Windows machine having logmein installed via a Ubuntu machine?
Jul
23
asked How can I modify tables and forms in a MS Access database using UA Business Software 7.0?
Jul
23
comment Why can't I use log in to a Windows machine having logmein installed via a Ubuntu machine?
The only options I have in "Preferences" are are "Check for flash updates" checkbox and a "Terminal path" textbox. Apart from that, I have a "Disable" button and a "Remove" button, that's all..
Jul
23
comment Why can't I use log in to a Windows machine having logmein installed via a Ubuntu machine?
chromium-browser doesn't work. FlashAid doesn't help either, but I'm not sure I've installed it correctly because I'm not seeing any Wizard as I supposedly should..
Jul
22
asked Why can't I use log in to a Windows machine having logmein installed via a Ubuntu machine?
Jul
12
awarded  Notable Question
Jun
29
revised How can I make a “Go to Desktop” keyboard shortcut in kubuntu?
Added temporary solution
Jun
28
comment How can I make a “Go to Desktop” keyboard shortcut in kubuntu?
These don't work for me