Frequently Asked Questions
Paradox table version level
When I create a Paradox Table in the Database Desktop and
request a Paradox Version 7 table, the request is not
honored. How can I work around this?
The Database Desktop will create a table with the lowest
version that will handle the tables needs and is declared
in the BDE Administrator (IDAPI Configuration utility) under
the Configuration>Drivers>Paradox>Level setting. To get a
Version 7 table in the Database Desktop, simply use a version
7 feature. To permanently change the Paradox Table level for
all tables made by the Database Desktop, go to the BDE
Administrator and go to the Configuration>Drivers>Paradox>Level
setting and change it to 7.
Example for changing the level of a Paradox Table in the
Use the restructure option in Database Desktop to create or
modify an index to use unique or descending attributes.