Omnis Studio - Multi-library application

Mike Matthews omnis at
Mon Mar 2 09:53:08 EST 2015

I think it will always show you the current datafile, I seem to recall an asterix next to the current datafile set.  RM Click may set it, but now I am on long term memory recall.


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On 2 Mar 2015, at 14:50, RM research <robertmostyn99 at> wrote:

> That’s what you call a “goddamn nuisance” Stephane.
> Omnis has been doing that since the beginning.  I don;t think there is anything you can do about it.
> Other than not use file formats.  If you use schema classes and OmnisSQL and get rid of the file formats, everything “behaves”.
> Rob
>> On Mon2 Mar 2015, at 14:25, Stephane Pras <stephane.pras at> wrote:
>> When I open two libraries myLib1 and myLib2 with their respective data files
>> DatFile1 and DatFile2 in the same application it works fine.
>> But then, if I check "Data Slots" for the data files, I see that Omnis
>> automatically opened for each one a series of empty slots corresponding to
>> the file structure of the other library. Namely DatFile1 gets a series of
>> empty data slots corresponding myLib2 file structure (in addition to its own
>> and effective ones), and reciprocally.
>> How can I avoid that ?
>> Stephane
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