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Deleting All Invoice Records

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    #16
    Re: Deleting All Invoice Records

    Seems to be working here. I can't edit the delete button code but I put in four items, pressed the delete button and two were deleted. Using the button again deleted one of the remaining and using it once again deleted the sole remaining item.

    Edit the script to take out the itmstbl.fetch_next() and it should delete all on the first press.
    There can be only one.

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      #17
      Re: Deleting All Invoice Records

      Thanks Stan,

      I removed the fetch, entered 5 items. It deleted 4 of them and just left 1. Then I deleted that 1 ok. It's weird in that it is not grabbing all items at once especially with the fetch taken out. Boy I'm stumped with this one.. Aslo, just noticed that it just deleted the Invoice number from the header as well...
      Last edited by ryland; 09-15-2009, 01:44 PM.

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        #18
        Re: Deleting All Invoice Records

        Not sure it's relevant, but noticed that your link fields (invvoice_header to Invoice_item) are different lengths. Not recommended. They should be same data type and length.

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          #19
          Re: Deleting All Invoice Records

          Actually, this length invoice change seemed to make a difference. All records were deleted at one fell swoop. Unfortunately, it is still deleting the Header Record as well, and I would like to keep that as a record......

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            #20
            Re: Deleting All Invoice Records

            Have you verified that the header is indeed deleted and not just eliminated from display by some filtering. There is nothing in the code to delete the header record.
            There can be only one.

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              #21
              Re: Deleting All Invoice Records

              Update to the last one. The Header Record does not get deleted. It just gets cleared from the screen. The Header Table still has the last deleted record in there which is what I want. Maybe so I do not confuse the customer, when I delete all of the records, I clear and close the form. In the end, this is what I wanted them to do anyway on a complete deletion.

              Thanks to all for your help !! Ryland
              Last edited by ryland; 09-15-2009, 02:36 PM.

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                #22
                Re: Deleting All Invoice Records

                Ryland, your set definition suppresses the display of parent table records that have no linked children. This probably explains what you've been seeing.

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                  #23
                  Re: Deleting All Invoice Records

                  Thanks Tom, in your opinion is that something that I should redo or unsuppress ?? Ryland

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                    #24
                    Re: Deleting All Invoice Records

                    Ryland, it depends upon your design requirements. What will the users be expecting? Personally, I never suppress the parent records when they have no linked children. (a) it makes it hard to enter children; and (b) my users react just like you did... they think they've deleted a header record when they actually didn't. Why did you suppress them in the first place?

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                      #25
                      Re: Deleting All Invoice Records

                      Hi Tom,

                      One simple answer ... stupidity..lol..I was not paying attention to what I was doing when I set the relationships up. This time it got me good.

                      Thanks for the advice,

                      Ryland

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