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  • On Submit create New Recors in Another Table

    Hi All

    I am trying to figure out how to go about creating a new record on a different table when clicking on the submit button on my grid.

    Can anyone point me in the right direction on how to achieve this.

    Thanks

    Peter

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    Re: On Submit create New Recors in Another Table

    This would depend on your backend database

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    • #3
      Re: On Submit create New Recors in Another Table

      I am using Mysql

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        Re: On Submit create New Recors in Another Table

        that would be by use of a mySQL trigger then within the database itself (Toad has a trigger tab for each table in your database), something I am trying to learn myself so far without success, but hopefully someone on here will point you in the right direction. Or if you manage to get one working maybe you could post it on here.

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        • #5
          Re: On Submit create New Recors in Another Table

          Lance is correct that a trigger will do this for you.

          An example might be:

          HTML Code:
          CREATE TRIGGER %triggername%
          BEFORE INSERT ON db.%tablename%
          FOR EACH ROW
          BEGIN
          
          INSERT INTO tablename SET  (field1, field 2) values (new.fieldname1, new.fieldname2);
          
          END
          I use Navicat so only have to worry about the bit from BEGIN until END

          Another way could be to use xbasic an an Ajax callback but that would take more coding
          Glen Schild



          My Blog

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          • #6
            Re: On Submit create New Recors in Another Table

            Thanks for the info, I will reseach a bit into your suggestions

            Peter

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            • #7
              Re: On Submit create New Recors in Another Table

              Thanks so much for the heads up Glen, it was the new. that I was missing. Got my first (of many) triggers working as follows

              Code:
              BEGIN
                insert into testcal (
                   Subject
                  ,StartTime
                  ,EndTime
                  ,IsAllDayEvent
                  ,Color
                  ,Editable
                  ,Groupid
                ) VALUES (
                  new.Ref
                  ,new.date_return
                  ,new.date_return
                  ,1
                  ,'9'
                  ,1
                  ,'6'
                );  
              END
              If Jim Coltz sees this I think he will work out what I am doing, and it works brilliantly.

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              • #8
                Re: On Submit create New Recors in Another Table

                No problem but go steady they can become quite addictive
                Glen Schild



                My Blog

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