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Need help with developing a Fair exhibit program

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  • Need help with developing a Fair exhibit program


    I am in a crunch here, I am having so much problems programming this program. The basic function of this is to allow the fair committee, to add new exhibitors, and what they are exhibiting, in which division, class no, and lot number. If anyone could help me out on finishing this program in a hurry, I will definitely appreciate it, and will definitely pay for the help... I am willing to pay $100! I am really in need of help. This is actually due on Tuesday... :( so if I could, get help, I really appreciate it! Like I say, I'll pay for your time... If you reply and I can email you the program of what I already started on.

    Let me know,... thanks, can email me at [email protected]

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    Re: Need help with developing a Fair exhibit program

    I am having a problem on having the form pull certain values from another table, and save it into another table... for example : Selected division 1, and it'll only pull division 1's classes (which are 15 of them), and then the classes has a number of lots. The lot one is what I"m having problems with...

    If anyone can help me on this, it'll be appreciated... the app is attached, if that'll help..
    Last edited by [email protected]; 09-07-2008, 04:40 PM.


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      Re: Need help with developing an entry form for a Fair exhibit program

      My main problem is the Entry form, to enter in the exhibits into the exhibit table. That is the main problem. And I also need the award form done too, but I am sure I can handle that... just need the main entry form working, so it'll enter in the proper data. Does this make any sense? I hope so!

      Let me know if you can help. Just need a hand on getting the entry form to enter the data into the exhibits table. I had tried several times, the main entry form seems to work, but I am needing to select the exhibitor, division, class no, and then the lot no. then type in the info on this person's exhibit.



      • #4
        Re: Need help with developing a Fair exhibit program

        First give the actual names of whatever forms you want help on (there is no "Entry" form for instance!) and use the terms that you use in your database.

        From just looking at the surface it sure looks like you would need to base your "Entry" form on a set that includes the other tables you are trying to reference to us. If I am guessing correctly, then currently you are just entering in data in a form based on a single table which has no ties to the other tables. If the form was based on a set, much of the data would be automatically linked together for you. For cases where you have to do this via scripting then once corresponding "ID" identifiers are used to "link" a child's data to a parent they will display together as other words a field in a child that is used to hold a parents "ID" would then be tied to that parent.

        I do not think you are doing this at all yet. Save us the time and explain more specifically what is what, and where to find things, give us a work flow synopsis maybe---limit it to one main problem as you have already attempted to do. Give a specific example using the data in the sample database you provided as to what you want to see or do. I will try to come back to this but know the next few days will be fairly hectic so am hoping now to just help you help others that will come to your aid.
        Last edited by MikeC; 09-08-2008, 12:28 AM.
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          Re: Need help with developing a Fair exhibit program

          I'm kind of new to A5, but I don't think you can have a field set as auto-increment and also as a table lookup as in your "classses" table. Your Class_no field is set to auto-increment and also as field lookup into itself. The table "sub-classes" Class_no field is also looking up into itself. Maybe this is a trick I haven't learned yet.
          I've written a program for a county livestock show, but in another programming language. So have a little understanding of the needs.