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Deleting Fields From Tables

Deleting Fields From Tables

Deleting Fields From Tables

Help!  Could someone please tell me how to delete fields/columns out of existing tables?  I find myself, after 6 years and one job change back to using Paradox and can't remember how to do this simple task!  I know how to delete fields from reports, forms,etc but can't for the life of me figure out how to restructure the existing table.  I know how to go into "restructure" but I need to take out entire columns/fields.

RE: Deleting Fields From Tables

The way I would do it would be to copy the table and then use Tools -> Utilities -> Restructure to open the table structure.

Then move to the field you want to remove and hit [Ctrl]-[Delete]. You should be prompted with "Do you really want to delete the field fieldname. Clicking OK will save the table and remove the field.

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RE: Deleting Fields From Tables

You might want to get some sort of a Quick Reference card or booklet to refresh your memory.

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