[EpiData-list] Re: EpiData-list Digest, Vol 129, Issue 5

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Tue Jul 22 22:10:45 CDT 2014

You are doing this correctly. When I do this, I do not get an error.
MacBook Pro (2009, Core 2 duo) with OSX 10.9.4 (Mavericks with all current updates).
So you have to do a Force Quit on your Mac? Have you checked the error logs to see if there is an error from EDM? I’ve seen some errors at times that have been useful.


On Jul 22, 2014, Vegard wrote:

> "Then set as key" - embarrassed to admit - Still don't get it:
> Here's exactly what I do:
> 1. Define new project
> 2. Save as myfile (even tried without save first)
> 3. click on Dataform 1
> 4. Define field name IDNO Integer length 4
> 5. Apply, then close field properties pane
> 6. Select IDNO field with select tool (small boxes appear enclosing
> selected field)
> 7.  Click on Dataform button (or menu item) - then choose Define key
> 8. Freeze - Nothing happens, not possible to define new dataform, not able
> to save or edit field, have to kill process in program manager (windows),
> small green plus sign when hovering mouse over field (OSX).
> Where do I go wrong? anyway: apparent program freeze should be replaced by
> error message if I do something in the wrong order, like for example: when
> I tried to add a child dataform first, i get the error message: must create
> at least one key first.
> Vegard
>> on Jul 22, Jamie wrote:
> I have not had this problem (OSX-Mavericks). On Dataform1, I define an
>> integer field. Then set as key. add a related dataform and my key field
>> shows up on the new form. When you add a field to Dataform1, the Relate tab
>> appears. You have to define a related dataform firstThen ; then the Relate
>> tab shows up.
>> Jamie
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