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  • Display Field Name based on UUID from 2 different tables

    No to sure how to do this, I have 2 tables, I made a grid based on the first table that contains mostly UUID (these UUID are form different table), now in the grid instead of displaying the UUID I would like to display the field Name (form a different table) based on the Current grid table UUID.
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    Re: Display Field Name based on UUID from 2 different tables

    There are a lot of variables here... use of the grid, use of the tables, etc... and you don't say what your back end data server is... but you could base your Grid on a View which joins the 2 tables.

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      Re: Display Field Name based on UUID from 2 different tables

      hi David,

      How would I base my Grid on a View to join the 2 table.

      BTW I am using MySQL as a database backend

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        Re: Display Field Name based on UUID from 2 different tables

        Ok, made a view in MySQL with the needed field; I can see the view in MySQL viewer but in Alpha I get Error: Table alias 'equipments' for UUID_Client_Equipment_information field not valid. Correct the 'table_alias' property of this field.

        *Its a warning, still works, just wondering what the warning is about*
        Last edited by JSChasle; 08-20-2016, 05:40 PM.

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          Re: Display Field Name based on UUID from 2 different tables

          By default, Alpha will fill in the alias. It's usually the name of the view. When I select the View from the Select Table dialog, the Table/View alias is automatically filled in.

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            Re: Display Field Name based on UUID from 2 different tables

            Ok, made a view in MySQL with the needed field; I can see the view in MySQL viewer
            *Its a warning, still works, just wondering what the warning is about*
            you don't have to make the view in mysql then build a grid, you can do that all in alpha and it won't complain(since it is building, not you)
            start a new grid and fill in the connection property then where you are supposed to pick the table the third option will be sql statement something like that, select that and a pop up will come where you will add the primary table and select all columns that fit your need and the add the secondary table and fill in the connecting field then select all the fields necessary, apply any filter needed, preview if you like, then accept and then build the grid, you will be good to go.
            Last edited by GGandhi; 08-21-2016, 06:21 AM. Reason: spelling
            thanks for reading

            gandhi

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