Cannot Open Database Please Select Another File

Who is this article for: If you are a new software developer for Simply accounting.

There is an executable program in cpp folder called sample.exe. It interfaces to an existing SA data file and reads data from it and display the results. When you run sample.exe, it asks for the file name. Make sure you enter the full path to the file like:

c:\users\jay\Documents\SA Dev\cpp\TestCompany.SAI

Upon a successful execution, you see the dialog box of:

If you enter the file name only, you get the message of “Cannot open the database. Please select another file.”

Full discusion of this issue can be found at SA Community Forum Website. Randy helped to resolve this problem.