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Text input field selecting newest row instead of remaining empty.

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    Text input field selecting newest row instead of remaining empty.

    In the household tab of the Intakes form of the attached database I have a button that creates a new record for the embedded browse. But, when I click in one of the fields to start filling in the data the text fields are populated by the last client entered via the browse.

    I want to be able to click the "Save and New family member" button (which needs to be renamed, should just be New Member). This will add the new record to the browse and allow me to fill in the data using the form.

    I've looked at event > onPush and onArrive but can not seem to find what I'm looking for. I've browsed the tutorials in the documentation and reviewed alphasports but can't find exactly the same thing.

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    Re: Text input field selecting newest row instead of remaining empty.


    'Set 'Value' property of 'Control_browse4:Fam_first' in Form 'Intakes' .
    parentform:Control_browse4:Fam_first.value = "New one"

    Don't know, how your set services is working, but seems to work for your.


      Re: Text input field selecting newest row instead of remaining empty.

      I took a quick look, so take this with grain of salt. Your set structure hasn't been explained.

      Check your set design and linkages. New family table records are being linked by clientid. This probably means you must start a new client record somewhere above the family table in your set structure, first. Then enter family members.

      This may have nothing to do with your immediate issue, but I'm puzzled why familyid is autoincrement in the family table. I would think all members of a family would have the same familyid.

      In my own work I favor doing data entry through lots of small, simple forms. Your form is large and complex. I would use it as a sort of dashboard to SHOW data, but not for data entry.


        Re: Text input field selecting newest row instead of remaining empty.

        Corelius, that worked perfectly. Thank you! I need to take more time to learn the syntax of those commands.

        Tom, Thanks for the input. This form is taken from the current database they are using. I would prefer a different setup as well, but they don't want it to change too much for the counselors. It has changes somewhat since I've been helping them but they want to take small steps.

        You are correct that a new client record needs to be created first. I have not created that form yet. We need to have a new record for the client created every time they come in for help. The customer wants to be able to keep every piece of data pertaining to their client for every visit. This form is one piece of the puzzle.

        I made the familyid autoincrement temporarily. right now I'm using that to link to the family_contact so that I can have unique contact data for each family member. the familyid carried over from an idea someone on here gave me to keep all people in one table. I tried that but the way I'm doing it makes more sense to me.

        Thanks guys!