Remove Dead Multimedia Links

...is a DELUXE LTOOL which checks for the existence of every multimedia file that your database points to and unlinks any that are not found.

Screen:

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Usage:

To check for the existence of every multimedia file that your database points to and unlink any that are not found:

  1. Back up your Legacy database.
  2. Open your Legacy database in _LTools_.
  3. Double-click Remove Dead Multimedia Links in the Deluxe LTools tree to bring up the dialog for this LTool.
  4. Select the Root Multimedia Folder to work with.
  5. Click the Run button.
  6. _LTools_ will iterate through all multimedia links in your database, checking to make sure that the file it points to exists. If it does dot exist it will remove the pointer (or link) from your database. You may use _Options_ \| _Display Internal Log_ to see a list of the files that were unlinked.

Fields

uri/../images/bluepin.gif Root Multimedia Folder

Select the root folder where your multimedia files are stored. Typically this would be C:\Legacy\Pictures\ , C:\Legacy6\Pictures\ , or C:\Legacy7\Pictures\ . _LTools_ will make an effort to determine this location.

uri/../images/bluepin.gif Run

Click to perform the search.

uri/../images/bluepin.gif Rows deleted

The number of dead multimedia links that were deleted from your Legacy database.

uri/../images/bluepin.gif Close

Click to close this dialog.

uri/../images/bluepin.gif Help

You can use the ? (on the caption bar) or the \ key to display help for this dialog.



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