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  • Secure FIlter

    Hi All!

    I have a button on a parent form which takes me to another form, which I use for numerous ad hoc queries. There is a filter on the button to 'show only' those records that match the all records in the child table to the specific record in the parent table.

    My problem is that when I click 'show all', all records show. I need it the 'show all', to, 'show only' the records which contain the case number in the original filter or the last case number on which a query or additional filtering was run.

    Can someone offer suggestion/s on the contents of this script?

    Tkanks,

    kenn
    TYVM :) kenn

    Knowing what you can achieve will not become reality until you imagine and explore.

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    RE: Secure FIlter

    I'm working with this script,the lines are nubered for reference:

    1 DIM layout_ptr as P
    2 layout_ptr = :Form.view("AcctitemsQry")
    3layout_ptr:tables:acctitems.filter_expression="AICASE_NUMBR = '" + AICASE_NUMBR.TEXT + "'"
    4 layout_ptr:tables:acctitems.order_expression=""
    5 layout_ptr:tables:acctitems.query()
    6 layout_ptr.show()
    7 layout_ptr.activate()

    It works but opens another instance of the form every time the button is clicked. I 'out line 2 but then get an error message on line 5;

    layout_ptr:tables:acctitems.query(), Arguement is incorrect data type.

    What must I change to keep additional instances of the form from opening?

    Thanks,

    kenn
    TYVM :) kenn

    Knowing what you can achieve will not become reality until you imagine and explore.

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      RE: Secure FIlter

      Ken

      Your script is the same as mine that I have used to jump from a browse to a form. It does what it says on the tin. I am not sure what you are trying to do after you have opened the form?

      Keith Hubert
      London
      Regards
      Keith Hubert
      Alpha Guild Member
      London.
      KHDB Management Systems
      Skype = keith.hubert


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

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      • #4
        RE: Secure FIlter

        Keith,

        I got it figured out. I deleted the last 2 lines and added the line :Form.close(). It seems to be working the way I need it to work by showing onl those records which match a specific case number rather than showing all case numbers.

        Thanks, for responding.

        kenn
        TYVM :) kenn

        Knowing what you can achieve will not become reality until you imagine and explore.

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