Category : Databases and related files
Archive   : DATAMAGE.ZIP
Filename : RENMRECD.HLP

 
Output of file : RENMRECD.HLP contained in archive : DATAMAGE.ZIP

"RECORD RE-NUMBER HELP"

"This function changes the user-assigned record number of the record"
"whose number was flashing on the browse screen. You enter a new num-"
"ber and the program refers to that record by the new number."

"Re-numbering a record may not be a good idea in files with no user-"
"assigned indexes; others may depend on the old number to find that"
"record and, if you change it, the record may be lost."

"In name-address files where the u/a record number is used to connote"
"the proper alphabetic position of the record the numbers may change"
"constantly. Such a file would have other indexes to identify records."