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multi users in paradox

multi users in paradox

multi users in paradox

I have a multi-user application in paradox, where I need users to be able to access the same record at the same time.  However, due to paradox's locking mechanism this is not possible.  Anyone have a solution?

RE: multi users in paradox

If the users are looking at the record, that's ok.  If multiple users are trying to change the record, that's very very bad.

I vaguely remember something about turning off locking so that Paradox will only lock records that are being modified.

RE: multi users in paradox

In a multi-usersystem only one user at the same time can modify (and locking) the record. The other users still can read the same record, but they see it as it was befóre modifying. Only after unlocking the record, the other users can also see the changing.

RE: multi users in paradox

We are having the same problem
Or we have a new user to be added.
How is this done and where?


DougP, MCP, A+

RE: multi users in paradox

First, what version of Paradox are we talking about here.

Versions 5 through 7* perform automatic record locking. Also, updates to the "viewed" record can be forced with [F9] Edit/EndEdit toggle, or by the person making edits moving to another record.

*Paradox was phased out here after this version.

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