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Backing up specific (project) records

Question asked by brodlang on Nov 6, 2013
Latest reply on Nov 6, 2013 by philmodjunk


Backing up specific (project) records


     All of our FMP work in done in projects. Therefore whenever we open a form, data is presented in a found set for the particular project the user is working on.  Pretty standard.  Has anyone got a good scheme for backing up all the relevant data (5 or 6 tables) just for a particular project?  Often on a large project or a project that requires extensive editing, we want to save our original and/or current data before we start so that we can restore it if necessary.  Should I export to new empty db tables?  If so, should I be creating a new db for each occurrance or put all the different back ups together?  Before I get too far into it, I was hoping someone might have a reasonable working system they could describe.

     We will be setting up a daily back up routine, and I know I can find the data here, but this won't always work for us.

     Thanks, BL