I've got an odd result coming from a test drive DB I'm using OpenLibre to front end.
DB is MySQL 5.5 using current MySql native driver on Server 2003 with base being installed locally
Libre Base attaches to a small, simple table configured like the Libre canned "Employees" table.
It has a PK plus a fields of pchar, 50 characters wide, built in MySql using workbench initially.
I generated a duplicate query in base over top of the table.
Created a form over the query
Was pleased to see it operated as expected.
During edits of records within the form I discovered any prior entry which had X characters used in
the form, would not permit other records to have any greater number of characters than the prior
smallest used characters. The problem appears only to happen in the form tool. I can edit, add or
delete in query or table with no problem.
If I edit the earliest smallest text entry in table view to hold 30 characters, the form cannot
enter or edit any more than thirty characters on subsequent records. If I again alter the earlier
smallest field record to 5 characters, once again the form only permits 5 characters on subsequent
I've looked for a configuration issue that might affect it, but it puzzles me since table and query
operations work fine, why the form would adopt such an odd behavior.
Anyone able to offer a suggestion what to look for to solve this. My efforts to search for a
solution have come up empty so far.
Thank you in advance,
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