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by Sparrowhawk
Sat May 23, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: The Welcome Area
Topic: Hello (finally) from Wiltshire
Replies: 11
Views: 435

Re: Hello (finally) from Wiltshire

If you recall, the space station was called Swindon-SN1 ;)
by Sparrowhawk
Sat May 23, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: The Welcome Area
Topic: Hello (finally) from Wiltshire
Replies: 11
Views: 435

Re: Hello (finally) from Wiltshire

Lol! I was asking OP.

I kind of figued you might be a Scot, Norman. Can't think why, just a hunch :D

Moonraker is a term for a Wiltshire person.
by Sparrowhawk
Wed May 20, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: The Welcome Area
Topic: Hello (finally) from Wiltshire
Replies: 11
Views: 435

Re: Hello (finally) from Wiltshire

Hello fellow moonraker (obviously I'm an import, not even being born in the UK). Which end of the county are you? I'm almost on the far western edge, almost literally a stone's throw from BANES.
by Sparrowhawk
Thu May 07, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Archive error 100 on file creation
Replies: 14
Views: 480

Re: Archive error 100 on file creation

She must like shoes! ;) Access not a database? Heh heh. Not biting. It does what it aims to do very well. Would I trust client data to it if I could avoid it? Nope. I've never got around to using Firebird. No idea why really, it seems so feature rich and well thought out. Nowadays I reach for Postgr...
by Sparrowhawk
Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: Happy Birthday!
Replies: 253
Views: 77627

Re: Happy Birthday!

Code: Select all

DEFINE FuNction Many_Happy

    RETurn "s"

 END Define


;)
by Sparrowhawk
Thu Apr 23, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Archive error 100 on file creation
Replies: 14
Views: 480

Re: Archive error 100 on file creation

NormanDunbar wrote:I'm an Oracle DBA by day


My commiserations :D ;)

Heh, heh.
by Sparrowhawk
Thu Apr 23, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Archive error 100 on file creation
Replies: 14
Views: 480

Re: Archive error 100 on file creation

Thanks everyone. This is really a great community of people here - always so helpful. (we really need a thumbs up or clap emoji!).


NormanDunbar wrote:I'm over 60 now, so things are aging out of cache

That made my day! :D
by Sparrowhawk
Thu Apr 23, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Archive error 100 on file creation
Replies: 14
Views: 480

Re: Archive error 100 on file creation

pjw wrote:I only found out about the usr function many years after Id given up on it. I don't know if it would have helped..


Hi pjw - I can't find that function mentioned - can you explain what it does and maybe show an example? Thank you!
by Sparrowhawk
Wed Apr 22, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: Prospective Members
Topic: Is QUANTA stil alive / accepting members?
Replies: 13
Views: 903

Re: Is QUANTA stil alive / accepting members?

Thanks Dilwyn! Hah, hah - way too obvious now you mention it - I assumed the Members option was for existing members and must have discarded it without thinking. :P
by Sparrowhawk
Wed Apr 22, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Archive error 100 on file creation
Replies: 14
Views: 480

Re: Archive error 100 on file creation

Hi pjw - my update to my original post must have overlapped with your response as I updated the code in to what you had - it was a transcription error on my part, I had indeed used the quotes in the original attempt, so it was not that. I have no idea why the mdv version works, but happy it does. Ye...