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Pervasive control center will not allow views to be created

Posted on 2010-08-18
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I am using the Pervasive Control Center 10.3 (PCC) and I am trying to create and save views. However when I try to save it I get the error "The record has a key field containing a duplicate value (Btrieve error 5)". I have tried different statements I want to save as views and I get the same error.
However I can execute this statement with no errors.
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Sounds like there's been a corruption in the database schema files (VIEW.DDF specifically).  
- Can you create views in other databases?  
- Do you have a VIEW.DDF in the same directory as the FILE.DDF for this database?
- As a test, have all users close the database in question, rename view.ddf to view.old, reconnect to the database, and try to create the views.  Does that fail?  
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Thanks that worked - sort of. I am now able to save a view but it does not show up under the views list. Where is it stored so that I can edit it
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The views are stored in view.ddf but you cannot modify it directly.  
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How do I edit a view then or do I have to delete it and re-create it
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