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  • Zoom inconsistence

    Hi There,

    I have a problem when Zooming. Works fine if I Zoom to a transaction at the beginning of the file, but does not work further down the file (or so it seems).
    I have an idea that i am not "linking" to the destination records correctly/

    I attach the db.

    To get to my problem :

    1. Load db. Select button Debtors Ledger - 1.
    2. Select button Enquire Accounts - 6
    3. Find by key dialog. Enter 24. 24 CARROTS cc displays
    4. Select button Profile. Enter Start date 01/01/2004. (Retain other settings) Select button OK
    5. Transactions display in embedded browse.
    6. Focus on first INV Trans Ref 101010 31/01/2004. Button Zoom(F12). Sales Invoice 101010 displays as should be. Button Exit back to Debtors Enquiries.
    7. By means of buttons on right-hand side of embedded browse select last transaction and Prev to get to invoices dated 30/11/2009. Focus on Inv 168095. Zoom gives "No records in query". The Records are in the tables.

    I am using a global variable gs_xct_Id which I set in Debtors_Enquiry_m Form to Run a saved Query in the Sop_Xct_Inv_View Form (OnActivate). This does not seem right, but it was the only thing that seemed to work for me.
    This is probably the source of my problems

    How should this be done ?

    Looking forward.
    Dave Mac

    It's not so much what you don't know that gets you into trouble, but what you know for sure, that just ain't so. - Mark Twain.

  • #2
    Re: Zoom inconsistence

    Hi There,

    After messing with my problem, I realized that Zoom is not appropriate to use in this context. I found an alternate solution.

    In case I may be on someone's pending list, I am now ok and on my way again.

    Have a good one
    Dave Mac

    It's not so much what you don't know that gets you into trouble, but what you know for sure, that just ain't so. - Mark Twain.


    • #3
      Re: Zoom inconsistence

      Hi, Dave. For the the benefit of other travellers who may wander into this thread later on, how about telling us what you discovered. Thanks. -- tom


      • #4
        Re: Zoom inconsistence

        Hi Tom,

        I would like to put this one to bed, but have been battling to truncate my db to below 5Megs without much success. (keeps grumbling about a variable not being blank - which I understand but
        cannot figure out why it is effected by the files I delete).

        Will try again in a few days when I get a gap.

        Dave Mac

        It's not so much what you don't know that gets you into trouble, but what you know for sure, that just ain't so. - Mark Twain.