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Ian Prime
04-29-2002, 08:02 AM
Hi I have been using Alpha 5 for a reasonable while now, but mainly associated with single tables & collection of data from instruments. I am now designing a system which will be a relational model, 5 tables linked by various fields. My initial problem is the display of child records on a form, i do not really want to use a browse, whci I have found to be cumbersome can any one advise please. based in North Cheshire

Keith Hubert
05-01-2002, 01:33 PM

Welocome to the UK section of the Alpha message board.

Please post your technical question on the main board where you will get more help.

Two points, 1: it is not good practice to link more than three tables together for data input. The other side is true for reporting the more tables the better.

2: If you dont have a browse on the form then you will only be able to view one child at a time.

Keith Hubert