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  • Cannot edit child record

    This question is probably rather basic, but I haven't found an answer.

    Here is the test setup:

    1. Make a table called "Test Parent" with one field called "Key_Fn".
    2. Define the field as a numeric field with 2 digits.
    3. Make a table called "Test Child One" with two fields called "Key_Fn" and "Character_Fc".
    4. Define the fields as 2 digit numeric and 10 character character.
    5. Make a set called "Test Set" with the table "Test Child" linked to "Test Parent" by the field "Key_Fn" as a one-to-one link.

    Enter a new record in the table "Test Parent" with a value of 1.
    Enter a new record in the table "Test Child" with a value of 1 in the field "Key_Fn" and "Test" in the field "Character_Fc".

    I cannot edit the field "Character_Fc" in the default form or browse.

    If I make the link one-to-many, I can edit the field.

    What gives?

    Thank You.
    Mark Campidonica

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    Re: Cannot edit child record

    Well,

    Now it is working. Restarting the application seemed to correct the problem.

    Sorry.
    Mark Campidonica

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    • #3
      Re: Cannot edit child record

      Okay. It's back again. I had closed Alpha Five and restarted it several hours later. Note that, if the link is changed from one-to-one to one-to-many, I can edit the field.
      Mark Campidonica

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      • #4
        Re: Cannot edit child record

        Hi Mark,
        If you want verification of a problem or help with a solution, make it as simple as possible for others to help....
        Your request of
        1. Make a table called "Test Parent" with one field called "Key_Fn".
        2. Define the field as a numeric field with 2 digits.
        3. Make a table called "Test Child One" with two fields called "Key_Fn" and "Character_Fc".
        4. Define the fields as 2 digit numeric and 10 character character.
        5. Make a set called "Test Set" with the table "Test Child" linked to "Test Parent" by the field "Key_Fn" as a one-to-one link.
        may be done by a few but if YOU were to take the time to do this, you would receive more responses....besides, if 10 people were to create what you suggest, I would guess that one or more would create it just a tad differently and then, as a result, would not be comparing equivalent scenarios.

        Just a thought...take it for what it's worth.
        Mike
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        It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.
        It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
        Henry David Thoreau
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        • #5
          Re: Cannot edit child record

          Uh? I did do this operation. This test case was as simple as I could get. Actually, the real application is much more complex. However, this example does replicate the behavior.

          I do agree some may not reproduce accurately what I tried.
          Mark Campidonica

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          • #6
            Re: Cannot edit child record

            Mark,
            Uh? I did do this operation.
            I understand you have done what you have described....I was pointing out that to make it not only easier for others to help but also to make sure the exact same scenario is being tested, that You should create the sample and attach it to your post. Sure I could do this for every question I attempt to answer...but with limited time to help people I prefer to use it for those who make it easy for me to do so!!

            :)
            Mike
            __________________________________________
            It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.
            It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
            Henry David Thoreau
            __________________________________________



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            • #7
              Re: Cannot edit child record

              I would have understood "Please include sample file." better. Here is the sample:

              Thank you.
              Mark Campidonica

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              • #8
                Re: Cannot edit child record

                Hi Mark,
                Sorry, but it works fine so far here...I will try again as I do realize how some problems do not occur right away---have you found anyway to make it occur at will??

                Hopefully now others will test as well for you---sometimes it takes a number of different testers to finally get the same issue.
                Mike
                __________________________________________
                It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.
                It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
                Henry David Thoreau
                __________________________________________



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                • #9
                  Re: Cannot edit child record

                  Mark, I am not seeing the problem you report using your sample. Either your installation is different from mine (2095_3264) or you're following a different sequence than I've tested.

                  I tried two different scenarios with your sample:

                  a) I used the default form for the set. Entered a new record. Saved it. Was able to edit and save changes no problem. Was able to navigate back to earlier saved record and edit and save changes there, also

                  b) Used the default forms for the separate tables. Entered new records, with matching keys. Then opened the default form for the set and navigated to the new record. Was able to edit and save changes there just fine.

                  The results you report suggest that your sequence is leaving a record locked, while trying to edit it using a different process or form. Can't say more till you tell us exactly how you trigger the fault, furnishing keystroke by mouseclick (step by step) instructions for us to follow.

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                  • #10
                    Re: Cannot edit child record

                    Add, edit, & save all working here

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                    • #11
                      Re: Cannot edit child record

                      Thank you all for your help. A version upgrade seems to have solved the problem (to build 2095). I have a very slow internet connection, so I upgrade as a last resort.
                      Mark Campidonica

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