Make A Copy Of App w/No Links To Original

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We have noticed that when we make a back-up copy of our app and certain fields are clicked on it will pull you back into the "Live" app. We want to mess around with some fields and relationships in our app so we need to create a copy of it to experiment with these changes without disrupting our "Live" app. How can we make a completely independent copy that will not run the risk of pulling us back into the "Live" app? -We do have a few pages in our app that are not QuickBase "native". Could those be want causes a copy of the app to pull you back into the "Live" app?
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Generally when you write scripts your parameterize the table dbid's and place them at the top of the script. When the application is copied you have to change the dbid parameters manually or the new application will in fact be referring to the old set of dbid parameters through the script.
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It is also possible that you have simple formula you were all buttons which have hardcoded your house into your app.


If that is the case they can be changed to the indirect reference such as


[_DBID_CUSTOMERS]

That way when you copy the app he links will not be broken
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