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Hello Pulkit,

On 18-04-2020 13:37, Pulkit Krishna wrote:
Hello Rob,
..... The chapter was reviewed by Dan and Jean. So there is very less chance of error.

I'm a bit disappointed on ignoring my improvements of the text and suggestion to have a better look at database-related text...

/Rob



On 18 Apr 2020 4:39 p.m., "Rob Westein" <rwestein@planet.nl <mailto:rwestein@planet.nl>> wrote:

    Hi,

    I'm a bit worried of the quality of the Base Guide. Due to the
    speed of translating the Base Guide I am afraid that the quality
    of the guide is less than normal.

    For example at the top on page 14 of "Introduction to Base (6.2)"
    chapter it says "The field names forename (first name), surname
    (last name), and birthday are likely to be clear. In addition, a
    field called ID was added. This field will later take a value
    which is unique for each record. A unique key field is necessary
    for the embedded database. Otherwise, no records can be entered in
    the table. This key field is called the /primary key/ in databases."

    The sentence "A unique key field is necessary for the embedded
    database" is imho not correct. a table has an unique key (primary
    key), not databases. Also the primary key is used on tables in all
    sorts of databases. It is not only valid for Embedded databases.

    I recommend to check the (technical) details in the manual in
    order to provide correct info.

    another thing what we have seen in de manual while translating it
    into the Dutch language is the usage of numbered captions for
    images in the manual.
    In "Introduction to Base (6.2)" chapter and only the first 10
    images are having numbered captions and after that it stops... why
    is this?
    Going thru the text It was sometimes not clear which text is
    related to an image....

    Seen this also in the "Creating a Database" chapter.

    I promissed to redo the screenshots, Is it OK to do them in
    Ubuntu? I hope I can keep up the pace....

    Also the Index of the chapters has to be updated....

    /Rob






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