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Database Name Change

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Country: United States

Database Name Change

I change the database name and the error report appeared when I tryed to open the database saying it was an invalid database name. I created a new database in act and tryed to export from the old to the new: error message stated invalid file name specified....Help
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Country: Australia

Re: Database Name Change

You cannot change a database name by renaming the files. This can damage the database.

 

I suggest you try renaming them back and then go: File | Save Copy As

 

This will allow you to make a copy under a different name, then you can delete the previous one.