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From: <>
Subject: Re: [BK] a Couple of Questions
Date: Mon, 26 Dec 2005 09:45:43 -0800
References: <000c01c60a08$57d04180$635a8490@cheryllxnq2vdt>


BACK UP BACK UP BACK UP , thats why ! , Phil

----- Original Message -----
From: "Cheryl" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, December 26, 2005 2:37 AM
Subject: RE: [BK] a Couple of Questions


> 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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