File Menu

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Menu-File-Basic

 

File Menu (Lite, Basic & Standard)

Menu-File-Enterprise

 

File Menu (Enterprise)

 

Open Database - Opens an existing 2016 or 2017 eForms database (if you are opening a 2016 eForms database the Convert Databases dialogue will be displayed)

 

New Database - Creates a new eForms database

 

Close Database - Closes the currently open database

 

Convert a 2016 Database - Opens the database conversion tool to convert a 2016 database

 

Configure Database - Opens the Configure Database dialogue and allows the user to select the returns to be included in the current database; deselecting unused returns can speed up various file operations

 

Find Database - Locate a database when its location has been "forgotten"

 

Backup and Restore - Opens a sub-menu by which you can backup or restore a database

 

Repair Database - Checks currently open (or a selected) database and repairs any damage

 

Check Data Integrity - Checks integrity of data in currently open database (does not validate the accuracy of entered data)

 

Repair User Database - Checks database storing user information (user name, session status & etc.) and repairs any damage

 

Event Viewer (Enterprise) - Allows the system administrator to view data events of the system

 

Print This Form / CTRL + P - Sends currently open form to the default printer

 

Exit - Closes all open forms and dialogues and exits eForms

 

The names of the most recently used databases are shown below the Exit item of the File menu; the name of the current database is shown beside "eForms 2017" in the program's title bar.

 

Items that are greyed out are not available because: (i) The function is not supported by the installed eForms version; (ii) The function is not required by the current form; (iii) A database has not been opened or (iv) No data has been entered.