Community
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Do you mean 
Reply

Database Save As After Adding Fields and Tabs

Accepted Solution Solved
Bronze Contributor
Posts: 1,393
Country: USA
Accepted Solution

Database Save As After Adding Fields and Tabs

Ver 11

 

I followed the help instructions to save a copy of a database that has had fields added and different layouts created.  The instructions said to save as and select a create an empty database with a new name.

 

But when I opened the new database the new fields, tabs, and layouts were not there ... or were they?  Do I need to do something else to see them?

John Purdy
ACT! Premium 2016 (V. 18)
Main: HP 9470M 8GB, Win 10 Pro, & Exchange 2013 & Office 365, 32bit
Remote: Dell XPS Ultrabook with 4GB & Win 10 Pro, Office 365 32bit & Exchange 2013

Accepted Solutions
Solution
Accepted by topic author jnpurdy
‎09-25-2015 03:20 AM
Platinum Elite Contributor
Posts: 6,652
Country: USA

Re: Database Save As After Adding Fields and Tabs

Custom layouts aren't included in the empty copy save as, you need to manually copy them from the layout folder of the source database,
Roy Laudenslager
ACT! Certified Consultant
ACT! Report Expert
Durkin Impact Report Designer
www.techbenders.com
royel@techbenders.com
541-343-8129

View solution in original post


All Replies
Solution
Accepted by topic author jnpurdy
‎09-25-2015 03:20 AM
Platinum Elite Contributor
Posts: 6,652
Country: USA

Re: Database Save As After Adding Fields and Tabs

Custom layouts aren't included in the empty copy save as, you need to manually copy them from the layout folder of the source database,
Roy Laudenslager
ACT! Certified Consultant
ACT! Report Expert
Durkin Impact Report Designer
www.techbenders.com
royel@techbenders.com
541-343-8129