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  • Report disappears as a result of join Operation

    Hi there,

    I have a join operation resulting in a table. A report was designed reflecting resulting table data. Works fine.

    When I rerun the join operation (this will happen frequently in the app), the Report is taken out by the join execution.

    Problem is that the report needs to be re-designed every time Join is executed.

    Is there any way that I can save the Report design to avoid re-design ?

    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.

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    Re: Report disappears as a result of join Operation

    Sounds like the Join is deleting the table created by the first Join and the Reports goes as well.
    Suggest you do a Join and then duplicate the resultant Table. Create the Report on the Duplicate Table.
    Next time you run the Join, create a process to Empty the Dupe Table and Append All from the table created by the Join.
    As long as you don't change the format of the tables you should be OK, but even that is easily managed.
    See our Hybrid Option here;
    https://hybridapps.example-software.com/


    There are 3 things you can do in any situation;
    Live with it, Change it or Walk away from it.

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    • #3
      Re: Report disappears as a result of join Operation

      When designing or editing a join operation, on the toolbar to the left of Select Records is a button for Join Properties, use that button and uncheck Delete pre-existing dictionary file.
      There can be only one.

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        Re: Report disappears as a result of join Operation

        Just one more reason to wish you and yours a Happy and Prosperous New Year, Stan.
        See our Hybrid Option here;
        https://hybridapps.example-software.com/


        There are 3 things you can do in any situation;
        Live with it, Change it or Walk away from it.

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        • #5
          Re: Report disappears as a result of join Operation

          Back from a short break.

          Thanks for your help Guys.

          All the best for 2012 for you and yours.

          I agree with you Ted, Stan is probably indispensable to the Alpha5 development strugglers (or should that be stragglers)

          Have a good day
          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.

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