CAN'T COMPACT CatVids

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JonBambury
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CAN'T COMPACT CatVids

Post by JonBambury » Sat May 01, 2021 8:47 am

I use CatVids which I think is great, but it’s now grown to 748MB, and I can’t now compact it.
It starts but always ends with “program not responding.”

I’m using version 9.39 and windows 10

Any ideas?


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Re: CAN'T COMPACT CatVids

Post by DougWilliams » Sat May 01, 2021 1:18 pm

Make a backup.
Try a repair, then try a compact.

If that doesn't work,
Create a new database then transfer to a new database. Then compact that new database.

Let us know how it goes.
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Re: CAN'T COMPACT CatVids

Post by JonBambury » Fri Jun 11, 2021 9:22 am

Have tried both suggestions.

"Create a new database then transfer to a new database. Then compact that new database"

This worked once and then returned to not working.

The only way I can reliably compact the database is to open it up using Access, compacting it from there and them reopening it up in CATvids

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