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FileMaker sometimes doesn't save my database

Question asked by fmchris on Jun 13, 2016
Latest reply on Jun 14, 2016 by fmchris

FMP always used to save my databases (I had the preference set to "Idle time" ... by the way, what IS "Idle time"? I've never seen this explained ever, in all my time of using FMP).

 

However, I've noticed that if I only spend a short time with a database - e.g. doing a new Find or Find All, browsing particular records, Sorting - and then quit, the next time I open it, it's ignored that recent brief activity and opens to exactly the same view as the previous time. 

 

I thought it was the "Idle time" preference that might have changed so I went to "Flush cache every 10 minutes" (the shortest time it allows). That hasn't made any difference; I even waited 15 minutes to close the database, to make sure it would save. But no.

 

Why aren't databases being saved after brief activity?

 

(Using FMP10 in OS X 10.6.8)

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