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  • Browse showing only rows of the user in turn

    Dirs Sirs,
    I have a desktop multiuser application with a table with different fields including a field that contains the user name which it is assigned by default to each new row withe user function user_name()

    I have a form with a browse with most the fields in it. I would like that this browse displays only the rows belonging to the user in turn.

    I will appreciatte if you let me know how to do that

    Thanks

    Luis R

  • #2
    In the Form/Properties/Filter/Order either create your own Filter using the Genie, where;
    Your Name Field = user_name()

    It might look something like this,

    your_name_field = user_name, but I would trim both to be on the safe side

    Put this in the IW (Interactive Window in the Control Panel) to see the name of the logged in user,

    ? user_name()
    Ted Giles
    Example Consulting - UK
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    sigpichttp://ec12.example-software.com//
    See our site for Alpha Support, Conversion and Upgrade.

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    • #3
      I did (Form/Properties/Filter/Order) that but it displays the rows that belong to another user, different from the current.

      I have to click the head of the columns in the browser and then the browse present the rows that belong to the current user.

      Luis R

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      • #4
        Try this. Do not type the [ ] when entering passwords

        Filter Names.zip

        Administrator password is [password]
        Lergs is [lerg]
        Ted is [ted]

        You are correct that when changing users, the filter doesn't work out of the box.
        However, having fought similar battles, there is always a way. I added a Variable and used that and populated it with user_name().
        Now it all works. A bit long winded but it definitely works.
        Attached Files
        Ted Giles
        Example Consulting - UK
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        sigpichttp://ec12.example-software.com//
        See our site for Alpha Support, Conversion and Upgrade.

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        • #5
          See FORM.VIEWQUERIED()
          Robin

          Discernment is not needed in things that differ, but in those things that appear to be the same. - Miles Sanford

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          • #6
            It was corrected using your suggestions
            Thank you.

            Luis R

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