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  • Data Entry in Browse

    I have a strange proble when entering records in the browse of my invoice_items. If I am adding more items to an existing invoice and continue hitting the enter key through the fields and after it comes down to ne next item record the invoice header changes to the next invoice. Also if I use the shortcut key "Ctrl+enter" it should save the current record and begin entering a new one but it comes up with an error "invalid argument passed to A_RULE API.". Any one can help?

    Kind regards
    David

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    RE: Data Entry in Browse

    David,

    Please zip and post app here in order that we can examine what is causing the problem.

    RegardsKeith HubertAlpha Guild MemberLondon.KHDB Management Systems
    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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      RE: Data Entry in Browse

      Keith,
      This is another application where the original was designed in PC Promise by Nick Duncan all the data is imported from that database. This problem only occurs when the operator is editing an invoice to add more items to it and as they have been operating on PC Promise they tend to use the keyboard instead of the mouse so they keep doing "enter" until the next new item appears and at this stage the invoice header goes to the next invoice. If you do three "enters" until you pass the case field and then click on the save button on the left and then click new record button it works perfect. Also it does not happen if you are entering a new invoice as there is no next invoice for it to jump to. It seems to me that the keyboard action is using topparent instead of the browse.

      I have attached the database without data as it would have being too big to send.

      Kind regards
      David

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