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File MaintenanceQ110013: How to back-up your data file
Q110014: How to submit a file for data conversion
Q110017: Fairs being blocked by 4HOnline from extracting data
Q116003: Tips on keeping your data file small and efficient
Q116005: Failure to open a data file - "That is not a valid ShoWorks data file, would you like to try again?"
Q117015: How to send your data file to Gladstone
Q117029: How to export data to QuickBooks
Q117034: How to convert data files from ShoWorks 2006 to ShoWorks 2009/2012
Q117035: How to archive and/or transfer modified preset objects
Q118001: How to split a data file into smaller, more manageable copies for different users
GeneralQ114000: Checklist to troubleshoot instability in ShoWorks
Q115000: How to eliminate crashes or speed issues with ShoWorks
Q115001: Where to purchase checks, entry tags, and other fair supplies
Q115002: Using ShoWorks on Multiple Computers
Q115003: How to remove and re-install ShoWorks
Q115004: How to use ShoWorks in a Remote Desktop setting
Q115005: Choosing a computer that is right for ShoWorks
Q117007: "Display Setting" Message/Monitor Resolution
Q117010: Accessing PDF-Format Files
Q117011: How to change your ShoWorks serial number
Q117016: How to determine which version of ShoWorks is installed
Q117017: Cannot start ShoWorks - "ShoWorks needs to read values in the Windows Registry"or "Administrator…"
Q117018: Cannot start ShoWorks - Error message received when first loading ShoWorks
Q117019: Understanding versions of ShoWorks and Microsoft Access
Q117020: "The current user account doesn't have permission to covert or enable this database" message
Q117021: Cannot Activate or problems when Activating
Q117022: Premium amounts seem incorrect or do not appear on checks and/or other reports
Q117024: Cannot start ShoWorks Companion for Microsoft Access
Q117025: How to install the ShoWorks Companion when not initially available
Q117030: Tips on speed issues when using a network
Q117031: Cannot start ShoWorks on Remote Desktop using Windows Server
Q117033: How to create a Jackpot type premium payout
Q117036: How to install and activate both ShoWorks and the ShoWorks Training Videos
Q117037: Run-time error 2033. Name conflicts with existing module, project, or object library
Q117038: Cannot view report list - Bind tree Preset Dialogue? There is no object in this control.
Q117039: Incompatible Windows version notice
Q117040: Why does ShoWorks 2012 not support Windows XP and Home Editions?
Q117041: You receive a security warning when opening ShoWorks
Q117043: Error "IBizAmazon.S3.1" when attempting to backup/restore, sync iPad or Cloud, or publish results.
Q117044: You receive a warning message upon starting ShoWorks concerning not enough memory.
Q117045: Cannot install Training Videos because of message "Not activated"
Q117050: Report Manager and ShoWorks Access Companion "ImagesList must be initialized before it can be used"
Q117051: Cannot start ShoWorks - "Can't find language dll msain.dll"
Q117052: Cannot start ShoWorks - "ShoWorks could not find the needed files to run the program."
Q117054: "Object variable or With block variable not set (Error 91)" when creating/modifying report
Q117055: Immediate error when attempting to Restore backups, use the Cloud, or Activate ShoWorks.
Q117056: Cannot move/navigate among different Divisions in the Divisions menu
Q117057: "The data file you are trying to read is not in the proper format…"
Q117058: "Error Number: 75 Path/file access error" when attempting to backup your data file
Q117059: Activation does not hold (subsequent start of ShoWorks forgets previous activation)
iPad AppQ151005: Using multiple iPads with ShoWorks
Q151006: Video on using the ShoWorks and the iPad
Online EntriesQ117028: How to take payments for online entries
Q121000: "Cannot upload or download entries because your current data file is either in use by one or more…"
Q121001: Cannot upload or download entries "Download failed. Your data file did not transfer because…"
Q121002: How to format online text
Q121003: Exhibitors are forced to use passwords they do not know
Q121004: Cannot download entries "Web importing error/exception…"
Q121005: Considerations involving entry deadlines and availability of online entries to the public
Q121006: Scenarios having two or more different “per exhibitor” fees for different types of exhibitors online
Q121007: Divisions and or classes not showing up for online entries
Q121008: Using Validation or Nominations to control the online entry process
RecordsQ110222: How to import exhibitor, school, buyer, and club records from another ShoWorks data file
Q110223: How to delete many records at once
Q110224: How to set the Sale Order and working with the Sale
Q110225: How to quickly update entries
Q110226: How to work-around a scenario when commissions are not taken out of Add-ons
Q110227: How to copy/paste many records at once
Q110228: How to add many Adjustments to Sale items at once (check-offs, percentages, etc.)
Q110229: Correcting misspellings and deleting items in lists (zip codes, cities, departments, etc.)
Q110230: How to delete sub-records
Q110231: Cannot update entries table when using Companion or Microsoft Access
Q110232: How to generate random numbers for entries in ShoWorks
Q110233: How to update the static Age field based on how old an exhibitor is as of a given date
Q110234: A work-around using Ribbons instead of Places for Sliding Scale Premiums
ReportingQ113010: Understanding Report Terminology and tips on creating custom reports
Q113017: Custom reports missing after ShoWorks install or update, or changing computers
Q113018: How to backup reports or changing computers and sharing reports on multiple computers
Q113019: How to import a report from a downloaded or emailed file by Gladstone
Q113020: How to edit reports using Microsoft Access with the ShoWorks Companion
Q113021: Tips on creating mailing lists
Q113023: One or more entries (or other records) do not show up in custom reports
Q113025: No data was found for the report criteria in this report
Q113028: Reports that have been imported do not open or Enter a Parameter Value prompt
Q113029: Not enough memory to update display (message) when opening reports.
Q113030: Printer icon, menubar or ribbon bar does not appear on reports
Q113031: Report Manager does not work, produces an error, or is unresponsive when attempting to open reports.
Q113032: How to display both non-entry classes and Confirmed to Show entries in reports
Q113033: Calculated Age shows up as a date format instead of number