happy new year
i want to know the proceduresfor ac450, function chart builder about the export and import function for the database
exporting is fine with mee ,after exporting i wanna update the .dbt and again import to the FCB
i tried using Excel its not succeeded,is their any other way for importing the FCB
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I assume you have some offline application in FCB and you want to extend or modify DB part in text editor and import back to FCB?
1.) Use "Generate Source..." function in File menu of FCB - export whole PC and DB part to AAX and BAX files.
2.) Use AS100-EDIT text editor for BAX file modifications. Anyway you can copy-paste from excel here.
3.) Initialize your FCB File->Initialize
4.) use File->Backtranslate Source... for all BAX and AAX files
If Excel refuses to import the .dbt file, rename it to .txt - it seems that .dbt is reserved for some other file type.
Modify your database, save the file (in the original format, not .xls) and import it to FCB.
My FCB version (6.2/1) crashes when importing saved file. The reason is that Excel fills each empty line with tabulators, so I have to open the file in a simple text editor (for example Notepad) and do search/replace to delete these tabulator sequences. Empty line should contain only "Enter". But this may have been corrected in later FCB versions.