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    Create New Record Bug ?


    I have a browse based off of a parent set, the set is linked to 9 other tables all one to one.

    I am randomly having an issue working in the browse on the parent table of creating a new record no longer functioning. If I closed the browse and reopen it, it begins working properly again. But every 15 minutes or so all of a sudden I can no longer add a new record. I typically use Ctrl+Enter but the actual buttons on top also will not function when this happens. I cannot identify exactly what I am doing when it happens that might cause it, for example it doesn't always happen when I start doing a look up field, it is always just random?

    Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Let me know if the information above is to vague.



    Re: Create New Record Bug ?

    Hi, Chris. Please clarify some things for us.

    Sets have parent tables (and child or grandchild tables). There is no such thing as a parent set. Do you mean to say that your parent table is linked to 9 other tables using one to one links?

    Have you included fields from all 10 tables on each row of your browse?

    Is this a browse layout, or a browse that's been placed in a form?


    -- tom


      Re: Create New Record Bug ?

      I have just had a "funny" with a previously working form.
      It might be related to Chris' problem.
      The Set in Native Form mode shows the three levels of data. All correct.

      The Form shows 2 levels and the third is empty.

      Detail 1
      Detail 2
      Detail 3 (Empty)

      The only way around was to use the Native Set Form and save it with the original Form borders and buttons.

      I tried all the usual set resave and form resave but it didn't work.

      This was as a result of zapping the tables of test data (I took a backup) in prep for a deployment.

      You might need to test the browse additions to the set by increments. If you get to the one that blows up, have a cup of tea and rejoice. Then fix it.
      See our Hybrid Option here;

      Apologies to anyone I haven't managed to upset yet.
      You are held in a queue and I will get to you soon.


        Re: Create New Record Bug ?


        Seeing as terminology can ultimately cause confusion I need to ask this.
        By "Native Set Form", do you mean the Default form for a set? I am assuming so but have never heard of "Native".
        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


          Re: Create New Record Bug ?

          Originally posted by kraftees View Post
          I have a browse based off of a parent set, the set is linked to 9 other tables all one to one.
          1-Are any of these 10 tables linked to any other tables (other than these 10) in other set(s)? Or
          2-are any of these 10 tables linked to each other in other set(s)?
          3-Do any of these tables have any memo field? RTF? Images?


            Re: Create New Record Bug ?

            Sorry Mike, that is indeed what I meant. Default form.
            I'll try and remember.
            (Wait 'till I start on Physical Twin Backward Pointers).
            See our Hybrid Option here;

            Apologies to anyone I haven't managed to upset yet.
            You are held in a queue and I will get to you soon.


              Re: Create New Record Bug ?

              Hi Guys,

              Thanks for the responses, I was wondering why no one was responding to my thread because I had not gotten email saying someone had done so, then I realized it was all going to the spam folder.. That being said here are the issues I am now having:

              So this database is used for textbooks.

              I have a set based of Fall 2011 Textbooks, linked to this set are 9 other tables that all belong to numerous different sets as well.

              I have a browse that is based off of this set, within this browse I have a couple of columns that pull from other tables (2-3 Columns) and the rest are from the Parent table Fall 2011 textbooks. I am coming across an issue when I try to enter a new record in this set-based browse. If I enter a new record it will lockup and give me a couple of different errors, 1-sometimes it says index may have become corrupted please update ( I have updated numerous times no help) 2-just recently it has been locking and giving me a heap failure 3-It will hour glass, then eventually say enter must begin first and no matter what you do this will keep popping up. Each time error occurs I must alt+ctrl+del to close the program.

              If I create a new record in the Default Table / Browse Fall 11 Textbooks then the error does not occur. I have removed all columns of the non-parent table from the Browse and the error still occurs. I am now going to remove a Table from the set one by one until I get the error to stop and then try to fix whatever was causing it.

              Any new suggestions you have with this updated information would be appreciated, I will update my settings so I actually get an email :)

              Thanks - Chris


                Re: Create New Record Bug ?

                This recent thread indicates it could be a field rule problem.
                Last edited by Stan Mathews; 04-07-2011, 03:15 PM.
                There can be only one.


                  Re: Create New Record Bug ?

                  The link in your post is a dead end.
                  Mike W
                  "I rebel in at least small things to express to the world that I have not completely surrendered"


                    Re: Create New Record Bug ?

                    Corrected link, thanks Mike.
                    There can be only one.