[FX.php List] Spawning a related record with FMNew

Jason H.Awbrey jason at stravinsoft.com
Thu Oct 28 16:11:13 MDT 2004


So long as you have a crate relationship setup between the two files, 
you can create a related record by simply setting the related field in 
the FX query (and the related field is on the layout you are 
referencing, of course!).

Jason H. Awbrey
StravinSOFT, Incorporated

On Oct 28, 2004, at 4:42 PM, Dennis Crall wrote:

> Hello,
> I have two FMP6 files with a simple relationship on a text key. The
> relationship is a 1->Many (1 Contact to many Interactions), and I'm 
> working
> on the many side. We have a FM interface where the user can enter the 
> date,
> the key, and a description of the interaction. If the key is not 
> present in
> the Contact db then a new Contact record is spawned. I want to do 
> something
> similar with the web interface.
> For an FX query, can I populate a related field like Contact::key to 
> spawn a
> new record? Or do I need to form a separate query and make a new 
> request on
> the other table manually?
> Thanks in advance,
> Dennis Crall
> ITS-Academic Technologies
> University of Iowa.
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