Databases - Page 3
Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123
Results 21 to 24 of 24

Thread: Databases

  1. #21
    *** HM3! *** fozzy71's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 1971
    Location
    HM Support
    Posts
    31,607

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by J.M. View Post
    I copied/paste manually the old database.hmdb file (which is larger) of the previous database, to the flashdrive. I didn't make a .hmdbbackup file (which is smaller) using the tools ' back up database ' in the HM3 software on the previous computer. Can I only use the tools ' restore database ' for a backedup database made by using the tools ' back up database ' or can I also use the tools 'restore database ' for a manually copied/paste database .hmdb file, which wasn't made by the tools ' back up database '?

    And: Can I copy/paste the manually made .hmdb file of the previous database, from the usb flashdrive to my harddrive on the new computer and then ' open database ' in HM3 software and point to that file to restore it that way, without first creating a new database and without using the tools ' restore database ' in the HM3 software?

    Thanks in Advance !
    The Tools menu is used to backup a complete hmdb file to a compressed hmdbbackup file that can be restored back to a hmdb file on another PC. If you copied the original hmdb file to the flash drive then you want to simply copy it from the flash drive to your local drive and open it with the HM3 File menu options.

  2. #22
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2020
    Posts
    17

    Default

    After I imported the old archive fom the usb flashdrive in my existing datase and after backing up my database using the tools ' back up database ', all (new) hands I play I can see in the HM3 software and in the Archive folder as usual. (Hud is also fine) But the weird part is, is that the size of my database folder isn't growing and stays the same! Then I created a new empty database and played some hands, then I backed it up using the tools 'backup database' and played some more hands and this new database folder size increases. What can be the explanation for the fact that my existing database folder size is staying the same?

    I just created another new empty database and now imported all the archive folders, when I now play new hands in that database, the database folder size still again doesn't increase and stays the same ( even when I import several hands from the archive and play new hands, the 'problem' exists), however the new played hands are still visible again in the HM3 software, HUD and the archived folder. What should I do? Is this/it a problem? Is there something (I do) wrong? Everything else is fine.

    And also just did a normal restore of my hmdbbackup file using the tools in the HM3 software. All fine, but when I again play new hands also this database folder size doesn't increase? Is this normal? If so/not, what's the cause/problem than? And what else can I do?
    Last edited by J.M.; 08-02-2021 at 07:34 AM.

  3. #23
    You're out! udbrky's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Posts
    20,792

    Default

    The database might not be increasing that much each day. Are the hands updating in the database?
    Regards udbrky (Chris)

  4. #24
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2020
    Posts
    17

    Default

    < Solved >
    Last edited by J.M.; 08-02-2021 at 11:56 PM.

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 3
    Last Post: 11-23-2014, 03:06 PM
  2. Hero Screen name is changing when using multiple databases
    By Kampfpizza in forum Manager General
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 07-20-2008, 09:42 AM
  3. ways to manage the databases in HM, observed hands?
    By Jun in forum Manager General
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 07-16-2008, 06:07 AM
  4. three databases, one computer
    By thesantini in forum Manager General
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 07-11-2008, 07:50 PM
  5. Question about using 2 or more databases with the HUD
    By AjaxAchill in forum Manager General
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 07-11-2008, 01:11 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •