The given key was not present in the dictionary

Some tips for the use of DataSlave

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The given key was not present in the dictionary

Postby ian » Wed Jan 26, 2011 8:59 am

If you use the Abbreviation editor to add your own abbreviations you should be aware that you will have a reference file that is no longer the standard included with a new release. The same is true of changes you make to Name Definitions.

To avoid any risk of loosing these files when you uninstall DataSlave you may want to move all reference files to a new location or certainly take a backup. Make a copy of the files in another location, perhaps one shared by your team or on a network location so that they are backed up. The location of these reference files is set from the options dialog. The default location will differ for different operating systems. For example on Vista this will be:


The reference files are:


If you run a map with the abbreviations refered to missing you will get an error as the Transform runs.
Failed to execute Transform1: The given key was not present in the dictionary
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