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  • Script Help Please

    Hi,

    I cannot get the following script to work. It is on a form, based on a set, and I want to capture the pte_id from the form, put it in the child table, then open a form based on the child record.

    dim vpteid as c
    vpteid = PTE_ID.VALUE

    t=table.open("Al_poc.dbf")
    t.enter_begin()
    al_poc->PTE_ID.VALUE = var->Vpteid
    t.enter_end()
    t.close()

    :Form.load("Client_addServices")

    :Client_addServices.index_set("poc_id")
    :Client_addServices.fetch_last()
    :Client_addServices.Show()
    :Client_addservices.Activate()
    end

    A new record is created in Al_Poc but the Pte_id field is not filled.

    Thank You

    Tom

  • #2
    RE: Script Help Please

    Tom I think the line of code
    al_poc->PTE_ID.VALUE = var->Vpteid
    is the wrong way round ie.
    Vpteid = al_poc->PTE_ID.VALUE

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    • #3
      RE: Script Help Please

      Tom:
      this might help.
      When I use sets and xbasic I try to define the code as:

      t1=table.open(1) 'opens the master table
      vpteid = t1.PTE_ID

      ' t2=table.open("Al_poc.dbf")
      t2=table.open(2)
      t2.enter_begin()
      t2PTE_ID= var->Vpteid
      t2.enter_end()

      charlie crimmel

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      • #4
        RE: Script Help Please

        Charlie

        Thanks for your quick response.

        Using your suggestion, I am getting an error message;

        t1=table.open(1)
        Argument is incorrect data type

        But the button does not crash the program.

        Suggestions.

        Tom

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        • #5
          RE: Script Help Please

          You have:
          t.enter_begin()
          al_poc->PTE_ID.VALUE = var->Vpteid
          t.enter_end()
          You
          try this instead:
          t.enter_begin()
          t.pte_id= var->Vpteid
          t.enter_end()

          Also I would normally use a query rather then fetch_last in the later part of your script, if you are on a network, it is always (in theory anyway) possible to retrieve the wrong record.
          -Barry

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          • #6
            RE: Script Help Please

            Tom
            try
            t1=table.current(1) 'opens the master table
            vpteid = t1.PTE_ID

            ' t2=table.current("Al_poc.dbf")
            t2=table.current(2)

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            • #7
              RE: Script Help Please

              Still no go. Now I get the dreaded "A2xFasic.dll and MFC40.dll errors and everything crashes.

              I need to learn a process of go going from - a complex form, based on many tables, with tabbed objects and browse tables - to one form based on one table to enter a new record.

              I need a recipe to substitute my values. I thought by going direct to the table to enter information, I did not have to reference objects on the form.

              I see my variable in the object explorer so it is getting set, but it is not filling the field when I enter a new record into the table.

              Maybe I need a pointer to the table, rather than opening a table that is currently in use.

              HELP! and thanks

              Tom

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              • #8
                RE: Script Help Please

                Okay, Finally got it to work!

                Eliminated the .value part of t.pte_id.value = vPteid
                and added a (T) to enter_end(.T.)

                Picky...Picky...Picky

                Thanks all

                Tom

                PS Now to make a recipe out of it.

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