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Validation Rule, Synchronization with Replica

Validation Rule, Synchronization with Replica

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I have a design master with a validation rule set for a Permits field that limits the data to be entered so it must start with specific characters. It also has a validation text property that explains the rule.

I created a replica of the design master.  I changed an entirely DIFFERENT field (Applicant) in the same record in both files for testing purposes and then synchronized.

When opening the conflict viewer, I attempted to change the data to what existed in the replica (override what was in the design master). I got an error message that referred to the validation text in the Permits field. Here's the exact message:

The conflict viewer was unable to perform the specified action. The error -2147467259 was raised by Microsoft Jet Database Engine with the message of 'Invalid: Must start with AT, CH, MD, MT, NU, OT - Try Again!'. To continue, you must choose a different action or postpone resolution of this conflict for the time being.

'Invalid: Must start with AT, CH, MD, MT, NU, OT - Try Again!' is the Validation Text in a Permit field. The field that was changed was an Applicant field that has NO validation at all.

Why would this occur if the conflict exists in a field (Applicant) that has no validation rule at all and wasn't even modified in either database?

The error does not occur if I choose to update both tables with the data that was entered in the design master or if I choose to type my own value in the conflict viewer.

Any help would be appreciated!  Thank you!!

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