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Unable to Import .txt file

Question asked by WilliamDuncan on Jul 24, 2015
Latest reply on Jul 25, 2015 by WilliamDuncan


Unable to Import .txt file


I'm sure this is a simple error on my part, but I can't figure out what the problem is.

I manage a member database for my professional association. When a new member applies (using an MS Word forms document), I save the forms data into a .txt file, then import the information into my FM 13 database. I've been doing this for a couple of years now without any problems.

I recently added about 20 fields to the database, and when I tried to import the next new member, I got a message saying "0 records imported." I removed ALL of the validation in the database ... no change. I tried different options for the character set both when saving the Word Forms file and when importing ... no change.

I'm expecting a batch of 50-60 new members soon, so I need to figure this out!

I'm using FM 13.0v5 and running OS X 10.10.4 (latest version of Yosemite).