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Randem

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Re: Windows 8
« Reply #7 on: May 01, 2014, 09:54:38 AM »
Yes, that is correct. There should be only one place files are checked out to otherwise it would introduce a willy-nilly approach to a controlled process which would eliminate what the software is attempting to accomplish. A file should be checked out into a project folder and then copied to a place where you want to edit it. In this way you always have a clean copy without having to check the file out again. When you are finished editing the file you move it back to the original location where it was checked out to check it back in. Meaning if you check out to your H: you should check back in from your H:. There should be some sort of control over the process. If you checked the project out to a specific location, you should check it back in from the same location.

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Re: Windows 8
« Reply #6 on: May 01, 2014, 01:23:07 AM »
One last item.  If I check out a project, from my H: drive to my C: drive,  make a change,  then try to check them back in, I cannot select drive C: to get the files to check in.  It always says C:[OS]  and won't allow me to goto any folder on C:.

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Re: Windows 8
« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2014, 12:40:19 AM »
If you check in a changed file you can check out the changed file. Make sure you notice the check in dates on the file that you are checking out. Multiple version of the file are kept when checking files in. Remember the permissions are SVC permissions NOT Windows permissions, so logging in as a Windows Admin will not change anything unless you have setup an account for that user. The way to check the permissions is to create a user in SVC give it limited permissions in SVC, then create a Windows USER by the same name. Log into the Windows user and you will see the differences in what the user can do.

As far as a manual, We are updating SVC and many things are changing so the manual for it has not been written yet.

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Re: Windows 8
« Reply #4 on: May 01, 2014, 12:29:43 AM »
I expected, after checking in a changed file, that if I check'd it out, it would be the modified file.  I always get the original, unchanged file, and never seem to be able to get the updated file.  Since my user has all the rights, I thought I could check files in.  I will try to just log in as Admin, and see what that does.  I don't want to waste your time, but the help files are old and very limited.  Can I purchase an updated Manual?  I like the ease of this program but I guess it's not like PVCS.

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Re: Windows 8
« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2014, 11:47:06 PM »
The process flow is as follows:

1 - Admin creates users with limited permissions.
2 - Admin checks the whole project in to SVC.
3 - Admin gives permissions to the project.
4 - Depending on permissions and process... Admin is the only one who can check files in. Users can check files out but not in. This gives security that file are not overwritten by others.

It's all about the permissions. If everyone has full admin permissions they can do anything thing that they want and problems will occur.

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Re: Windows 8
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2014, 11:38:46 PM »
Actually the concept is off a little. If you check a file out you can check it back in, however no one else can check in a file that you have checked out (this is proper). So you can check in and out as much as you want without an issue. The files you check in have no revision number , only projects have Major, Minor and Rev numbers. If you check a file out into a folder where the file already exist, it will be overwritten, that is the correct process.

What are you expecting the process flow to be?

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« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2014, 11:01:20 PM »
I have had several problems with Check-in and Check-out in windows 8.  After moving the .mdb file to another folder, and changing DataBase tab, files seem to be check-in ok.  But checking them out, I can recheck-in any changed files as many times as I want.  It appears the changed files are duplicates in the project screen, but checking them out again, overwrites anything with the old, original files (no changes).  The upper folder that was check-in to, has read-only writes and cannot be deleted, after check-in, until SVC is completely closed down and the read-only properties is changed.  I thought the minor rev# would automatically change when check-in of a changed files, but it does not.  It usually gives most files "skipped" then sometimes closes SVC after the dialogbox.  I think I'll wait till this has been working on Windows 8 for awhile.