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  • having trouble child table not saving entries

    I have attached a db with sample data.
    I am having trouble when I enter data through the form "Ticket"
    and then after all tickets are entered, I go to form called "Pay"
    to check off/double check my entries and not all of the child records match the parent records the way they were entered.
    If I try to edit one of entries in the "Pay" form, it will not let me edit or changed any of the entries, mainly the child records.
    I must have the "set" set up wrong. If someone could give me some guidance I would appreciate it.
    thank you,
    Win7, 64 bit
    Qbks 2018 Enterprise

  • #2
    Re: having trouble child table not saving entries

    Hi David,

    Unfortunately you have many things that need looking at. To start with you have set the Tickethdr->id to C 16 but you have given a simple default of "T00001". If you are going to use the Auto increment then you should use ALL the characters in your default. Therefore, I would recommend that you reduce the field length to 6.

    I cant see what you have done to cause the Header table in the browse to double up the records. I have put a new browse on the form and dont get the same result.

    I have uploaded you app with my changes, not sure if this is what you wanted.
    Keith Hubert
    Alpha Guild Member
    KHDB Management Systems
    Skype = keith.hubert

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


    • #3
      Re: having trouble child table not saving entries

      Thank you Keith. I am going to start over on this one.
      I have another set setup the same way except it has a grandchild table in it and it works fine except for the browse does not allow moving up or down with the direction arrows.
      Thank you for looking.
      Win7, 64 bit
      Qbks 2018 Enterprise
      QODBC R/W


      • #4
        Re: having trouble child table not saving entries


        Just took a look at your zipped tables and from your description of the problem, I don't really understand how to duplicate what you are seeing.

        Please give step by step instructions on how to repeat the problem.

        Also, are you using the latest version of 9 new browse or what version and build are you using?

        Tom Baker


        • #5
          Re: having trouble child table not saving entries

          This is hard to show the problem.
          I have build 2095_3264
          I have deleted mpx files, compacted db, emptied tables, packed tables and now re-entering tickets to see if it happens again.
          I guess the set is set up right?
          In the Pay form on the embedded browse should I be able to change data in the Quantity_in column?
          Also, the direction arrows don't move down in the browse.
          Win7, 64 bit
          Qbks 2018 Enterprise
          QODBC R/W


          • #6
            Re: having trouble child table not saving entries

            David, I think your problem here results from how you entered your sample data. Tell us how you did it.

            If you change your link field from "ID" to alltrim(ID) for both the primary and child tables your set will begin to behave normally. Either the trailing blanks are disrupting things, or you have some invisible characters (print format control codes or something) that you've inadvertantly pasted into your data.


            • #7
              Re: having trouble child table not saving entries

              Sorry it has taken so long to get back to this.
              The data was entered by the "ticket" form, then I deleted changed dates and name and left some of the data so you could see what I am using.
              The problem started when I would try to change child records in the "Pay" form, I was not able to, so I created an event to zoom to record on the "Ticket" form on double click. I would changed the child record there and save, go back to the "Pay" form and the changes would not show. So I thought I must be doing something wrong with the set.
              I have changed the the field lenght to 6
              I have put alltrim in both ID fields.
              I have re-evaluated rules, updated indexs, and compacted db.
              when I updated indexs I got an error message set not found, then I got a message saying indexs were updated.
              Should I be able to change child records in the "Pay" form, mainly the Quantity_in column?
              Thanks for your help.
              Win7, 64 bit
              Qbks 2018 Enterprise
              QODBC R/W