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Sending Information Form Table To Table

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  • Sending Information Form Table To Table

    I have Two tables, I would like to send Information from a field in table one to a field in table two that I am adding a new records to. I just added the record to table one. The Information is the link between the two tables. I have tried feild rules and saving it to a variable then filling the field with it, When table two is opened for a new record it changes the linking field of the first record in the table. I havn't been able to find a good way to do it.
    Last edited by Kerry Bugger; 05-24-2011, 07:33 AM.

  • #2
    Re: Sending Information Form Table To Table

    More details, please.

    Passing field value(s) from one form to another, or working entirely behind the scenes without user intervention?


    • #3
      Re: Sending Information Form Table To Table

      with the first form open I open the second form with a button, it saves the first table/form and I need to pass one of the fields to the second table/form. This field will be the linking field/information to tie the two together. For some reason it update the first record in the second table with the passed information instead of just filling the field for a new record.


      • #4
        Re: Sending Information Form Table To Table

        Sounds like your script needs to begin the new record in the called (second) form, before it assigns the desired field value...

        The Code Archive forum has some examples illustrating different ways to pass values between forms.

        I think your script needs to:
        a) capture the link field value
        b) load the second form, but keep it hidden
        c) begin a new record in the called form
        d) assign the link field value to the correct field in the called form
        e) show / activate the called form


        • #5
          Re: Sending Information Form Table To Table

          Thanks for the help Tom, I got it working. I had a embeded browser and every time I click on it, it would save so I canceled arrival in to it and that solved the problem.