• Subject: Rhyme nor reason
  • From: Jim Langston <jlangston@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 08 Nov 1999 16:31:21 -0800
  • Organization: Conex Global Logistics Services, Inc.

Well, I took a closer look at my problem (created a logical and another
user with same authority couldn't use it) and then decided to see if the

same thing occurred with the physical file, and the answer is yes.

Now, I can do an UPDDTA and browse the file fine, someone else can
not.  There are no date fields in this file.  There seems to be one
instance
where there is a packed number in an alpha field (I'm gonna have to fix
that) but I can browse it fine, I just see the characters that make up
the
numbers, while the other use gets "The retrieved record contains invalid
data."

I copied his user profile to another profile named test, logged on as
test,
and test gets the same error.  Someone has suggested it had something to

do with a date field, but there are no date fields in the file layout,
only types
'S' (zoned) 'A' (character) and ' ' (defaults to zoned).

Anyone have any clues?

Thanks in advance for any hints.

Regards,

Jim Langston

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