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    I have a form set up that shows both parent and child records on a TAB.

    The "Child" TAB is only displaying the very last record for the children, But the browse shows all of them. How can I set up a button on my form to fetch between the other children?

    Also How do I show a text box that displays "1 of 3", "2 of 3", etc on the form?

    Steven

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    RE: Child Records

    Steven,

    Not sure I understand this but...You have a form with a tabbed subform. One tab is labeled Child. On the child tab you have some fields from the child table along with an embedded browse. If that's the case, whatever record has focus on the browse, that is the record you will see in the fields on the Child tab. A5 is working the way it's supposed to work.

    I don't understand what you mean by fetching between the other children. Simply giving focus to a different record on the browse will change the records in the fields on the Tab.

    If I'm not understanding what you are trying to do, oh well, I gave it a shot!

    kenn
    TYVM :) kenn

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

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    • #3
      RE: Child Records

      The 1st q. is easy:

      tbl = table.get("Child name here")
      tbl.fetch_next()

      The 2nd q. is a little tricky -

      1) You need to get the total number of child records:

      tbl = table.get("Child name here")
      i = tbl.index_primary_get()
      nrecs = i.records_get()

      RecNoText.text = ALLTRIM(STR(nrecs)) + " records displayed"

      ...assuming a text object called "RecNoText"

      The button can increment a value on each push, but that won't work if the user puts the cursor on an interim child record. In that case you will have to loop thru the child records to count the current position (by comparing the current record no to the fetched value). If you are not skilled w. xbasic it is a little tricky.
      Peter
      AlphaBase Solutions, LLC

      [email protected]
      https://www.alphabasesolutions.com


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      • #4
        RE: Child Records

        I forgot...

        tbl = table.get("Child name here")
        tbl.fetch_next()
        parentform.resynch()
        Peter
        AlphaBase Solutions, LLC

        [email protected]
        https://www.alphabasesolutions.com


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        • #5
          RE: Child Records

          I might be misunderstanding your question. But I have built the same type of tabbed setup with several childs. In this case the child has several fields, but I only wanted the user to focus on one of the fields. I take care of the inputting the other fields for them via conditions. What I did was add a sub-form on the tabbed with the field, as well as Add New, Next, Previous, and Save buttons. Then because the user generally likes to see that they really have added something, I added a Browse, read-only section to the right of the sub-form object.

          Since I really don't want them changing the data, I'm probably going to remove the Next and Prvious buttons ... but we'll see.

          -Jeff

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          • #6
            RE: Child Records

            What I have is a form. On it is a tabbed subform.
            It does NOT have any browse on it. It just shows the parent record based on a "CFS" and then the child tab shows the child record also based on "CFS".
            the problem is it only shows the LAST child record. I want to be able to change to other child records for that "CFS". I just want to be able to press (2) buttons, NEXT and PREVIOUS to change the focus from say child record 3 to like 2 or 4 or any other one that is there. I do NOT want to put a browse on the form.

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