Why Split a Datafile?
The iPhone has memory constraints
are rather severe when compared with the Macintosh. As a result,
not be possible to move large datafiles intact to iData Mobile
recommend that datafiles that are to be synced to iData Mobile
Plus be no larger than 400 MB.
The Split Datafile command provides
a mechanism for
splitting a single datafile into two or more smaller datafiles.
Selected records are saved to a new datafile, then are removed
original datafile. Depending on the nature of the datafile,
be selected on the basis of content, creation date or
To Split a Datafile:
1. In iData Pro, open the datafile that you want to split. (If the datafile is already open, and if it has had any changes made to it, it would be a good idea to save those changes before proceeding.)
commands from the Select
menu to select those records
want to split off into a new datafile.
3. Once the current set of selected records contains all of the records that you want to split off, select Split Datafile... in the File menu.
4. If all records are selected, you will see a dialog
window asking if you want to split the datafile in half. If
you click the Split in Half button, the first half of
the datafile will be be written to the new datafile.
Save dialog that comes up will have a default file name
the current datafile name followed by "-Selected". You may
change it to
whatever you like (except that it cannot be the same as the