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DDFs do not reveal all data files/fields

DDFs do not reveal all data files/fields

DDFs do not reveal all data files/fields

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I am working with a Btrieve 6.15 application (Peachtree Complete Accounting 2002) where the DDFs that come with the product do not show all the files and fields that are available.  As a result I am limited in terms of what I can do with Crystal Reports, MS Access, etc.

Is there a btrieve tool out there that can read the .dat files and make a complete set of DDFs?

Software Support for Sage Mas90, Macola, Crystal Reports, Goldmine and MS Office

RE: DDFs do not reveal all data files/fields

There are several 3rd party tools, each of which has problems, however, the tools that Pervasive typically uses are Butil.exe and the 32-bit Function Executor. Any tool reading the data files directly will only get the data type for the indexed fields. All the other fields you have to guess at their length and data type becuase Btrieve doesn't need to know and doesn't care about these sections of the record. You also might try using some tools from the Pervasive Component Zone.

http://www.pervasive.com/componentzone/

Regards,
Pervasivite

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