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Data Corruption possible with printing?

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I just discovered the new 'feature' of FM Pro 9 crashing when printing..

In order to figure out potential data corruption, I kept making it crash.. and after a few tries, FM came up with the corrupted data thing/recover, etc..

So, my question is-- if this database is hosted on FM 9 Server and the clients are using FM 9 Pro, and they happen to crash when trying to print a record (you know, the print page 4-4 thing, etc.),,, is there less of chance that the data will corrupt because it's hosted by FM 9 Server?

and oh-- is there any way to figure out if there's any corruption whatsoever done to a file? I've got backups galore, it's not a problem, but I am wondering if FM crashed -once- if that's reason enough to go back to a 'good' copy and re-do the work.

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See here for more:

http://fmforums.com/forum/showtopic.php?tid/188736/

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Hi Ender,

I've read the posts already, so I do know it's an issue.. but I was wondering about the part I wrote regarding if it's hosted on a server and if it would still get corrupt if the client crashes while having it opened from the server..

thanks!

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Ye, hosting the files in Server does offer some insulation against corruption caused by the client crashing.

If the client crashes while performing a process it can leave records with invalid or incomplete data.

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