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    I have the follwoing situation Provinces->Districts->Wards - in short a Provionce can have many Districts and a District Many Wards. I have three tables:
    • Province - has key Prov_ID
    • District has Key Prov_ID and Dist_ID
    • Ward has key Dist_ID and Ward_Id


    I have set this up as a Area Set and that works prefectly and adheres to the relaytionship rules.
    However, I now want to fill in a form for a Dealer and need to fill Province, District and Ward. I have defined the field rules for the Dealer table and have lookups on Province, District and Ward tables.
    Each individual Lookup shows the complete list of Provinces, Districts and Wards in the form. However, I want to limit the Districts to the Ditricts in a Province AND the Wards to the Wards in a District. How do I do this??????
    Have tried evrything I can think off BUT NOT sucessful yet. I know that it cxan be done.

    Help Please

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    Re: Lookup's

    Ian,

    I think this http://www.learn alpha.com/filtered/filtered.htm may help you

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    • #3
      Re: Lookup's

      Ian - you posted this in the web section. Is this a desktop app?
      -Steve
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      • #4
        Re: Lookup's

        Hi Ian,

        I think I know how to do what you want, but would rather be sure.

        Please take a look at http://www.youshould-seethis.com/lookup.html , and let me know one way or the other.


        Gregg
        Gregg
        https://paiza.io is a great site to test and share sql code

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        • #5
          Re: Lookup's

          Thanks so much for the help. I am sure that this example will work.
          Could not work out how to load the variable and never thought there was one availabloe at a table level.

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          • #6
            Re: Lookup's

            That is exactly what I want - I think that John provided me with the "how I do it". Will give it a try and get back to you.
            Thanks Gregg. This is going to be a learning curve for me as I have not programmed for an age now.

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            • #7
              Re: Lookup's

              yep - it is a desktop app. Don't tell me that it is going to be too different if it is web based. Oh boy some learning to do. Thanks for responding Steve.

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              • #8
                Re: Lookup's

                Thanks so much for the help guys. It is all working now.
                Now I just need to learn how to close of this thread.
                Learning is a bugger.

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