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Using index files other than .adx (eg.mdx)

Last updated: 21 Jun 2003

All versions of Approach are capable of maintaining .mdx index files used by other database applications, but it is not capable of creating them. If you need to use them you have to first create them using some other program.

Up to version v96 Approach was able to maintain .mbx indexes, but this facility was removed in v97 and later because Lotus considered it to be "unreliable".

Some .mdx indexing utilities which subscribers have mentioned are:

"Database Manager" (freeware)
"DBFViewer 2000"
"Developer 1" ($100) ($60)

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