invisible Omnis data files?

Mike Matthews omnis at
Fri Mar 8 11:56:39 EST 2013

I think the Studio browser will show you the real path.

Mike Matthews
Managing Director 
Lineal Software Solutions Ltd

Very Grumpy Former  UK Apple Reseller,  Omnis Business Partner
Tel: +44 (0)1271 850 550 

Email: mike.matthews at


On 8 Mar 2013, at 16:53, G Allan Lombardi wrote:

> Using Omnis commands, I can create a new data file, write to it, close it, re-open it, write to it again.  Sequence numbers increment as expected which confirms that the data is being written to disk and that the data file does exist.  Also, I can later access these records normally as long as I don't lose the name of the data file.
> However, I never see this data file on the desktop nor can I find it with the Finder - either by Name or by Creation Date.  It is only visible in the Studio Browser.
> Data files I create by the Studio Browser don't have this peculiarity.  I must be missing something about the concept of an Omnis data file .
> Mac, Omnis Studio 5.2.3 © 2012 TigerLogic Corporation, 32-bit
> TIA, Allan_____________________________________________________________
> Manage your list subscriptions at

More information about the omnisdev-en mailing list