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goggin 01-24-2010 05:37 PM

Template confusion
 
I just installed the latest download of Ultra Recall (v4.1b). But now when I open a Sample database and try to insert any kind of child item anywhere in the database, it fails. Further, if I right click anywhere on the data explorer tree and look under "Insert Child"...I get a blank pop up with nothing in it...in sharp contrast to normal behavior where the pop up has a list of template data items to choose from.

I can open existing databases and they work as always, it's just the sample databases that fail.

(Caution I may have used some terms incorrectly above as I'm a novice to UR, but hopefully the point is clear).

Any ideas? Thx!
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dg

$bill 01-24-2010 06:05 PM

Perhaps this is the explanation of your observation.

http://kinook.com/UltraRecall/Manual...ightsub=sample

Note: The sample databases are read-only. To modify a sample database or use it as a template for your own use, click File | Save As on the menu to save the database in your personal folder. The saved copy can be modified as desired.

goggin 01-24-2010 06:13 PM

Thank you so much! It was the "read only" part of your message that lead to the solution. When I saved the sample under a new name so it wouldn't be read only...the list of template items popped right up as I tried to insert a data item.

Duh! My bad....I knew I was supposed to make a copy of the read-only sample files....I just had a senior moment and messed up...thanks for helping me out!
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dg


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