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From: "Cheryl" <>
Subject: RE: [BK] a Couple of Questions
Date: Mon, 26 Dec 2005 21:37:12 +1100
In-Reply-To: <2424f6d80512251935g75acb6ddwc3aed9b7d1a82473@mail.gmail.com>


Phil,

Answer this question for us...
Is there any reason that you have to keep the name "a_bk" as your main
database?
BK certainly doesn't care. It will open whatever database you tell it to.

Cheryl

-----Original Message-----
From: Jack Ray [mailto:]
Sent: Monday, 26 December 2005 14:36
To:
Subject: Re: [BK] a Couple of Questions


Phil
Why not just point BK at pop as #1 and have that the database that opens
normally? That seems like it should do what you want, without renaming
anything.
Jack


On 12/25/05, <> wrote:
>
> NO it does NOT , I CAN NOT delete ' a_bk ' , IT is my primary database
> !!!!!!!!!
> I want my Primary Data base to Start with my father , JUST as the database
> named pop as #1 does , I have it figured out , I THINK ! , see my other
> post of a few minutes ago
> Phil
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "David McClendon" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Sunday, December 25, 2005 6:17 PM
> Subject: Re: [BK] a Couple of Questions
>
>
> > Hi Phil;
> > I assume a_bk is the directory that has the 9 bk6 files in it. I also
> > assume that pop as #1 is also a directory that has 9 bk6 files in it.
> >
> > I don't think windows will allow you to rename a directory to the same
> name
> > as an existing directory. If it does allow the rename, it would
> probably
> > add something like (1) to the directory name.
> > Something like a_bk(1).
> >
> > In order to make pop as #1 to be a_bk. you first have to rename or
> delete
> > the existing a_bk.
> >
> > Then rename the directory pop as #1 to a_bk using My Computer or Windows
> > explorer. (Not Internet explorer)
> >
> > Does this meet your needs?
> >
> > DavidMcC
> >
> >
> > Original Message -----
> > From: <>
> > To: <>
> > Sent: Sunday, December 25, 2005 1:31 PM
> > Subject: Re: [BK] a Couple of Questions
> >
> >
> > > Hello Jack , Thanks for reply , What am I not explaining ??? ,
> I
> > > will try one more time , I want my pop as #1 to be the a_bk file , in
> > > Effect , REPLACING a_bk with pop as #1 , So I will do what I think is
> > > right
> > > , Phil
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Jack Ray" <>
> > > To: <>
> > > Sent: Sunday, December 25, 2005 11:25 AM
> > > Subject: Re: [BK] a Couple of Questions
> > >
> > >
> > >> Phil
> > >> You can do it, but first re-name your current a_bk to something else,
> > >> then rename pop to a_bk, then using File - Open Database ( or Ctrl-O
> )
> > >> set BK's pointers to the new a_b. Internal file structure will not
> be
> > >> affected.
> > >> Jack in Cincinnati, Ohio
> > >>
> > >> On 12/25/05, <> wrote:
> > >> > Hello Barry , Do you use BK , do you do back up to the BK backup
> ,
> Do
> > > you
> > >> > use WINDOWS OS ??????? If so , please look at YOUR bkbackup
> folder
> > >> > in
> > >> > Windows , What do you see ??????? , Possibly the same thing I do ,
> And
> > > ,
> > >> > Where did I say i wanted to delete anything ? , I JUST wish to now
> > >> > make
> > > the
> > >> > file known as Pop as #1 to be A_bk
> > >> > The [plan ] is open ' pop as #1' and RENAME it to ' a_bk '
> , My
> > >> > question was , Will this Screw Up any thing in the Internal File
> > > Stucture of
> > >> > BK ? , Phil
> > >> > ----- Original Message -----
> > >> > From: "Barry PYCROFT" <>
> > >> > To: <>
> > >> > Sent: Sunday, December 25, 2005 12:18 AM
> > >> > Subject: RE: [BK] a Couple of Questions
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> > > Phil
> > >> > > You do need to be somewhat more specific about what you are
> telling
> > > us.
> > >> > >
> > >> > > (1).- What is the complete path of the file {really a folder} in
> > > which
> > >> > the red handled saws
> > >> > > appear? They will have proper file names. What are their dates?
> > >> > > Saws usually depict a PC maintenance tool box or similar.
> > >> > > I cannot help with this ...
> > >> > >
> > >> > >
> > >> > > (2).- You already have two folders, ' a_bk ' and 'pop as #1'.
> > >> > > Decide which to keep, and which to ""throw away"' = delete.
> > >> > > You have to delete one or rename it yet again since you cannot
> have
> > > two
> > >> > folders (or files) by the
> > >> > > same name.
> > >> > >
> > >> > > Obviously you will have to delete or rename ' a_bk ' number
> one
> > >> > > so
> > > you
> > >> > can rename 'pop as #1'
> > >> > > as ' a_bk ' .
> > >> > >
> > >> > > Renaming folders is not a problem for BK5 or BK6. Its the
> collection
> > > of
> > >> > files inside the folders
> > >> > > that BK needs to be correct. You will need to tell BK to use the
> > > newly
> > >> > renamed folder.
> > >> > > = = = = =
> > >> > >
> > >> > >
> > >> > > OOps, Phil, I might have missed your point ......
> > >> > > If BK is currently using 'pop as #1'., all you have to do is
> tell
> > >> > > BK
> > > to
> > >> > use ' a_bk ' , just like
> > >> > > you did the first time you changed.
> > >> > > If you don't want 'pop as #1'., then delete it after you have
> > > changed BK
> > >> > to use your original '
> > >> > > a_bk ' database.
> > >> > >
> > >> > >
> > >> > > Does this help?
> > >> > > Barry P.
> > >> > > Christchurch
> > >> > > New Zealand.
> > >> > > +++
> > >> > > On Sunday, December 25, 2005 2:13 PM,
> > >> > [SMTP:] wrote:
> > >> > > > Hello John an list , on my pc is the file bkbackup , in which
> are
> > > many
> > >> > > > files with a icon of a red handled saw , did John make this
> part
> > >> > > > of
> > > the
> > >> > > > system ?? or what ?
> > >> > > > second question , I have two bk folders that I believe are
> > > almost
> > >> > the
> > >> > > > same , named
> > >> > > > ' a_bk ' and ' pop as #1' , I would like to change the pop as
> #1
> > > to
> > >> > a_bk ,
> > >> > > > by simply renaming it , Will this work without messing up
> > >> > > > something
> > > in
> > >> > BK
> > >> > > > its self
> > >> > > > I few months ago I did a " split datebase " to make my
> father
> #
> > > 1
> > >> > rather
> > >> > > > than me
> > >> > > > I need to go back to having the database known as " a_bk " ,
> got
> > > help
> > >> > ? ,
> > >> > > > Phil
> > >> > > >
> > >> > > >
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