Database operations
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Index to database operations topics
   The Data Manager utility

You can use The Compleat Botanica program to create and delete databases as well as backup and restore databases.   ......................................

   Opening a database

Opening a database and problems that may occur.   ......................................

   Closing a database

Closing a database is optional. Whenever you exit from The Compleat Botanica software the database is automatically closed.   ......................................

   Creating a new database

Your specimen are typically stored in a single database; however, there are times when you may want to create additional databases.   ......................................

   Deleting a database

Rules and precautions for deleting a database.   ......................................

   Making a backup copy of your database

Itís essential to make a backup of your database whenever youíve made changes to any of your specimen records. The backup process compresses your data and places it in a special format which can be used by the Restore database operation.   ......................................

   Restoring a database from a previous backup

You can restore a database to itís active state by using the Data Manager utility or directly from within The Compleat Botanica software.   ......................................

Last reviewed March 25, 2004   

 

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