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  • Use a UX instead of linked grids detail to add new record

    I have a parent grid, with an embedded grid below it based on a MySQL one to many link. I have them linked correctly and they are working fine. Using the child grids detail section to add a new record works fine too, BUT...I want to use a UX component to add the new record instead of the detail view of the child grid.

    I created the UX and have it set to open and add the data, but it errors when saving because the primary key in the parent is not being inserted in the new record. The primary key in the parent grid called "NaID" and is set as the foreign key in the child. I don't know how to get the primary key from the parent grid and insert it in the new record.

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    Re: Use a UX instead of linked grids detail to add new record

    http://msgboard.alphasoftware.com/al...rid-to-Dialog2

    take a look at post #6, how you can pass information from grid to dialog.
    thanks for reading

    gandhi

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      Re: Use a UX instead of linked grids detail to add new record

      Thank you Gandhi, I looked at that but it is not exactly what I need. If I read that right, they are opening a UX from a parent grid. But I am opening a UX from a grid that is linked to another grid above it. The grid at the top of the page has the Primary key value I need. The record does not even exist yet in the child grid yet, so I have to get the value from the grid at the top.

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        Re: Use a UX instead of linked grids detail to add new record

        yes you are correct, let me see if I can help you.
        I think session variable may be better suited instead of window variables.
        if you could somehow save the parent id into a session variable that should be available to the dialog even when opened thru a non existent detail grid.
        if I have time I will check this out for you.
        may be others have better idea.
        thanks for reading

        gandhi

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          Re: Use a UX instead of linked grids detail to add new record

          Thank you Gandhi.

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