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  • Field disappears

    When the user queries on an auto-increment field and a default value field, the fields "disappear" from the current form. The form has to be closed and re-opened so the field is visible again.
    Resynch, Activate, Restore, nothing will make those fields visible again.
    Note: the fields are the linking fields for the set. The child field is still ok in the browse.
    Any ideas?

  • #2
    RE: Field disappears

    Steve,

    I see what you mean. Never encountered it before.

    You might try build a custom query, with input ranges secured by separate dialog boxes, to see if that makes a difference.

    It looks to me as though QBF is broken when working with the default form for a set that has two tables linked 1:N

    -- tom

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    • #3
      RE: Field disappears

      Steve, it may be no consolation, but the problem does not appear to be present in Vers 5. Just tried it there, and the autoincrement field in the primary table of the set does not disappear when I did a QBF asking for a range of values.

      -- tom

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      • #4
        RE: Field disappears

        Tom,
        Thanks as always for your input. I will try the suggestion you made and let you know if it takes care of the issue.

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        • #5
          RE: Field disappears

          Tom,

          Thanks so much... Made custom query and it works like a champ.
          Thanks again.
          Steve.

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