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How to create equivelent to Inner Joins A5 Std?

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    How to create equivelent to Inner Joins A5 Std?

    Complete newbie here. Just wondering say I have 3 tables...Customers, Equipment and Models.

    Each table has an ID field.
    Say I wish to display all Serial Numbers (ID in Equipment Table), along with their relevant Model Name (Model ID field features in both Models and Equipment Table) by Customer .

    The Equipment table has all 3 ID's in it, Customer_ID, Model_ID and Serial_ID.
    The other 2 tables only have their own id fields..i.e. Customers just has Customer_ID field and Models just has Model_ID.
    I can see how to create a Set between 2 tables, but can not see how to link 3 tables.

    So say I had a Combobox that the user selected the Customer from, and a Form or Browse would pop up showing all models and the serial numbers of those model for that customer.

    Any hints appreciated.
    Last edited by ZaphodBBB; 12-19-2008, 01:32 AM. Reason: spelling mistake

    Re: How to create equivelent to Inner Joins A5 Std?

    Hi Mike,

    The Equipment table has all 3 ID's in it, Customer_ID, Model_ID and Serial_ID.
    You would need two sets, one for data entry and the second for viewing.

    Set (1) Equipment table -->1:1 Customer Table.
    -->1:N Models

    Set (2) Customer Table-->1:N Equipment-->1:1 Models.

    You can use the Customer Info form from AlphaSports in the second set with a browse to view the Equipment.

    Let us know how you get on.
    Keith Hubert
    Alpha Guild Member
    KHDB Management Systems
    Skype = keith.hubert

    For your day-to-day Needs, you Need an Alpha Database!


      Re: How to create equivelent to Inner Joins A5 Std?

      Hi Keith

      Thanks very much for the reply , I will give it a go and let you know how I get on.



        Re: How to create equivelent to Inner Joins A5 Std?

        Hi Keith

        well the second set 'recipe' you gave me worked fine. I also had tables tblEquipmet_Type and tblSuppliers. So added one to one joins to those as well off tblEquipment and it all works fine...

        Now I'll just have to try the Data Entry verson with the addition of those 2 tables and I can start working through the Liberty books that arrived yesterday as I finally see I can use A5 for what I want to.

        Thanks again