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  • Frozen tabbed subform

    I have a form based on the following set:
    Sales_Order 1:n customer
    1:n Sales_ord_detail.
    I have a tabbed subform on the form. The top Tab contains basic sales info of which custid is one. This field has a table lookup defined and this info is drawn from the customer table in the set. The second tab contains an embedded browse of the sales_ord_detail table. The user enters a new sales order in the first tab he then uses the custid popup lookup to select a customer. The user then selects the second tab to enter sales order details or items. There are three buttons on this tab "add records ","edit records","delete records". When "add records" is pressed a script opens the sales_ord_detail table adds a record closes the table then it calls up a form to allow the user to edit it. After adding a few records the intent is to allow the user to click on the top tab and edit the sales order record. Everything is fine until we try to click on the custid to get a popup of the customer table. The whole system freezes and when you click on it again it makes a bell noise. There is no way to close except to ctrl-alt-del.
    Any ideas?

  • #2
    RE: Frozen tabbed subform

    Greg,

    Is the custid popup activated by a button? If so, try deleting and recreating the button. If that doesn't do it, check all realtive areas of code. You may have to delete it and redo it. If that doesn't do it, recreate the popup custid form.

    This may seem tedious but it's the only way to track it down. (That I know of)

    kenn
    TYVM :) kenn

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

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    • #3
      RE: Frozen tabbed subform

      I think I fixed it! I designed this app so that the user can only enter data via dialog forms based on a single table. See Peter Greulich's example, search for "Interface Question". From what I have read on this board this is the safest way to edit and add data. I created a form based on a set for display purposes only and I created buttons based on Peter's design to pop-up dialog forms to enter or edit data. My problem is that the first tab contained the fields to the parent table and I was adding or editing through the set. This can cause problems when I click on the second tab to add or edit records to the child table. I realized that I had only adopted half of Peter's design.
      I finally fixed the problem when I put an embedded browse into the first tab and made it read only just like I did for the second tab. Then I setup a dialog form for data entry that was activated by a button on the first tab. No crashes, yet!

      Thanks

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