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unique field not recognized?

Question asked by biogeek on Jan 28, 2009
Latest reply on Feb 2, 2009 by Sorbsbuster


unique field not recognized?


I have a field in my data base that requires the user to enter a unique value, but it sees "GATCGGATCCGCCGCCACCATGgcccccccgaccgatgtcagcct"  and
"GATCGGATCCGCCGCCACCATGgagttccgcgatgccctggaggatcgc" as the same.  Is this a bug or is there anything I can do about it?  Is there a way to increase the stringency of "unique"? This is a database of dna sequences used in academic/ non-commercial research and I as using filemaker pro 6.0 v4 on a Mac.