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174197RE: [magicu-l] v8 to 2.4 Btrieve data conversion

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  • Andy Jerison
    Mar 7, 2014
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      The v8 Memo attribute on Btrieve tables is replaced by Alpha of the same size, with the Stored as property set to String Memo. If you export from v8, import to v9, export for 10, convert with v9converter.exe and finally, import to xpa 2.4, you should get that result.


      Andy J


      From: magicu-l@yahoogroups.com [mailto:magicu-l@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Arch Lineberger
      Sent: Friday, March 07, 2014 9:59 AM
      To: Magic Group
      Subject: [magicu-l] v8 to 2.4 Btrieve data conversion




      In Magic v8, Btrieve, there is a Memo Attribute that does not exist in Magic v2.4. The table has 4 fields:


      9-Byte Alpha

      1-byte Integer logical

      2-byte signed integer

      3502-byte Memo


      The total record size is displayed as 15 bytes.


      I have duplicated the fields in 2.4 with the Memo as a String BLOB. Its size is also 15 bytes. The single, unique index appears identical with the first 3 fields as segments totaling 15 bytes.


      Problem is that I get a data definition mismatch. Ideas?




      Arch Lineberger



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