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  • #16
    Re: Need Help with Filtering

    Interesting. Actually, the data is coming from the "itm_table" which I am filtering from the variable to the browse on the mainfrom.


    • #17
      Re: Need Help with Filtering

      which I am filtering from the variable to the browse on the mainfrom
      Possibly a question of semantics but.

      You don't populate a browse nor do you filter data to it. A browse is a means to view the records in a table. Once you have populated a table you can filter a browse based on the table to show only certain records. Records that do not meet the filter criteria still exist in the table.

      the data is coming from the "itm_table"
      The data is the itm_table.
      There can be only one.


      • #18
        Re: Need Help with Filtering

        I am still having an issue with with. I did a test with "Query by fields from the main menu" and it works great, but could not accomplish this with x-basic.

        On the screenshot I have two thing 1) itm_table 2) markwillardset

        What I would like to do is to show ABCD and JKLM family code record on the form "markwillardset" browse.

        'Date Created: 17-Jul-2013 10:05:31 AM
        'Last Updated: 18-Jul-2013 11:52:30 AM
        'Created By  : SMathews
        'Updated By  : mwillard
        if alltrim(familycode.value+familycode_1.value+familycode_2.value) = ""
        	'blank values, do nothing
        else if alltrim(familycode.value) = ""
        	'missing main code, warn
        	ui_msg_box("Warning","Must enter main family code")	 
        	filt = ""
        	filt = "familycode = "+quote(familycode.value)
        	filt = filt+if(alltrim(familycode_1.value) > ""," .and. familycode_1 = "+quote(familycode_1.value),"")
        	filt = filt+if(alltrim(familycode_2.value) > ""," .and. familycode_2 = "+quote(familycode_2.value),"")
        	filt = filt+if(alltrim(familycode_3.value) > ""," .and. familycode_3 = "+quote(familycode_3.value),"")
        	tbl = table.current()
        end if
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        • #19
          Re: Need Help with Filtering

          The fields on your form are parent table fields. You can use those as search fields but you are also changing the table values behind the fields when you do.

          What I would like to do is to show ABCD and JKLM family code record on the form "markwillardset" browse.
          All the records in your set have ABCD JKLM in the parent records so when you filter you get all records.

          Not sure of the purpose of creating a set with a blank linking field which links all parent records to all child records. Actually I am totally unclear of what you are trying to accomplish.

          Bowing out of this thread.

          Good luck.
          There can be only one.