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Cannot see metaschema tables in the dictionary (CHUI) in 11.7.5.

Cannot see metaschema tables in the dictionary (CHUI) in 11.7.5.
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Product: OpenEdge
Version: 11.x, 12.x
OS: All supported platforms
Other: CHUI Data Dictionary

Can no longer see the field definitions of metaschema tables using the CHUI Data Dictionary tool since 11.7.5 upgrade.
Receive error that the table does not exist in the database when using the CHUI Data Dictionary tool to see metaschema tables in version 11.7.5. 


 

Run _progres, go to Database -> Reports -> Quick Field and enter _user in the table name prompt and receive the error, "The entered name does not match any table name in this database."
Recent Upgrade from 11.6.3 to 11.7.5.
No issues seeing metaschema tables in the CHUI Data Dictionary in version 11.6.3. 

 
The entered name does not match any table name in this database.
Defect ADAS-24071
The exact cause is not known at this time.
None at this time.
Reference article 000030122 which has example ABL code to retrieve the fields and indexes of a metaschema table.  This code accepts input of a table name and produces a list containing the table's field and index information.

 How to retrieve the Database Schema (fields and indexes of a table)

Other workarounds:
- Database/User for “User Report” will give you some info.
- Admin/Dump Data and Definitions/User Table Contents
- Admin/Dump Data and Definitions/Table Contents (for Hidden files)
References to Other Documentation:

Progress Article(s):

 How to retrieve the Database Schema (fields and indexes of a table)
11/20/2020 6:53 AM