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  • #31
    Re: Progressive Lookup Function


    I don't think posting a DB would help you any more than the code posted above because you will still need to change parts of the code to reflect your database. Tell us what your issue is.
    TYVM :) kenn

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


    • #32
      Re: Progressive Lookup Function


      You pass the source table, source index, return field, rows and columns.

      The last function posted is database and table independent.
      You tell the funtion what table to use.
      You tell the function the index name (on that field, of course) to use.
      You tell the function what field to return.
      There can be only one.


      • #33
        Re: Progressive Lookup Function

        Don't bother about the code too much. There is an xdialogu option (in v10) which will do the progressive search easily. If you are still struggling let me know, i will upload a sample project.

        Group members,
        Meanwhile I'm looking for an option to print the grid of progressive search result. Any advice on this?


        • #34
          Re: Progressive Lookup Function

          Originally posted by jacobr View Post
          Don't bother about the code too much. There is an xdialogu option (in v10) which will do the progressive search easily. If you are still struggling let me know, i will upload a sample project.

          Group members,
          Meanwhile I'm looking for an option to print the grid of progressive search result. Any advice on this?
          Depending on the data volume, you may notice a large performance issue between Jim's routine and other routines....

          Jim's is extremely fast even with large tables - ie more than hundreds of thousands of records.

          Usually the difference is noticed in the 2,000 or more records in a table...
          Al Buchholz
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          • #35
            Re: Progressive Lookup Function

            + 2 john
            "Knowledge without application is useless."


            • #36
              Re: Progressive Lookup Function

              Hi Renny,
              Meanwhile I'm looking for an option to print the grid of progressive search result. Any advice on this?
              Do you mean to print a report with the same data as the lookup?
              Keith Hubert
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              KHDB Management Systems
              Skype = keith.hubert

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              • #37
                Re: Progressive Lookup Function

                Yes Keith,
                is there any possibility to print that or export to excel?



                • #38
                  I just revisited this great piece of code in order to help me on an application I am building. Problem is when I try to save the code I am getting an error message: "Error: Bad expression character." This is the line that it references:


                  Is there something I am missing here??

                  In fact, as I go on I am getting many other errors, such as a right parens, in an expression, etc. Is this the final code?


                  • #39
                    Did you get anywhere with this Charlie?
                    Reason I ask is that I use a simple Quick Filter button on a Form.
                    Focus on account
                    Click QF
                    Shows those accounts
                    Focus on date
                    Click QF
                    Shows the selected accounts AND the date you picked.
                    Not found a limit to this form of drill down.
                    Used on Local Gvmnt app with many budget headings, suppliers and months/accounting governance values.

                    Just sayin'
                    See our Hybrid Option here;

                    There are 3 things you can do in any situation;
                    Live with it, Change it or Walk away from it.