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Error reading Blob File

Error reading Blob File

Error reading Blob File

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I am using Delphi 5 maintaining Dbase files with memo fields. These memo fields are stored in DBT files, and a link is established in the Dbase file to the DBT record.  After a power outage the DBT file got corrupted in serveral places.  This causes the Dbase record to create an error because it cannot find the corresponding DBT record. I cannot restore from a backup because the data in the Dbase file would be lost, and if I do not restore both DBASE and DBT files I will have a mismatch in files.  The problem is that the Dbase file is expecting DBT records.  I cannot even substitute a blank uncorrupted DBT file.  I know that the header record on the DBASE file contains information such as is there a MDX file attached.  I have already modified the header record using Delphi to reset the MDX flag.  Is there a way I can reset the records containing a link to the DBT File ?  

Thank you in advance.

RE: Error reading Blob File

If I remember well, the 7. bit of the first byte of the header shows that the dbf has memo. Clear this bit to open the dbf whithout dbt.

Otto

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