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lobstah
Hello all!  I have a field called IDNUM.  On this page, I have two fields as well:  fname and lname.   What I'd like it to do, is when the user enters an IDNUM, for it to check the existing records, and if the IDNUM already exists, I want it to populate the fname and lname with the correct information.  If it does NOT exist, then I'd like it to… (Show more)
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celticguardian93
Hi, I'm working on creating an app for author's. I'll add a picture so you can see what I'm talking about. I asked another question a little while ago and I got a lot of good help. So, the first picture will show the book list. That way people can work on multiple projects. So, when they choose Book 1, I'd like the records in the Character,… (Show more)
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celticguardian93
Hi, I'm working on making an app for author's. I have a dropdown box to select the book in the top left corner. So, when they select that book, all characters with that in their book ID stay visible and those that don't are hidden. What I'm wondering is, is there a way to autofill the book ID when creating a new record? Below is my location list.… (Show more)
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celticguardian93
Hi, I'm working on an app for writers. My app is basically a place for authors to keep all of the details that go into the book. So, I want to make a page for species and races. So, I want a color picker field where they can select a range of colors for the skin tone (lightest common shade as well as darkest). They will still be able to change it,… (Show more)
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lobstah
I am working on creating a layout (form letter).  I'm running into a bit of a block and hoping it's just an easy fix.   The letter displays the name of the person from the merge field without a problem.  The issue I'm having is that I want it to list all the dates that the person had a study completed.  Some people may have a single date, and… (Show more)
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craig157
Hi All - previously got help from bigtom on getting this working but different query now!   So I have this script that runs on the server every couple of minutes that searches for records and updates if it fits the if statement. Now only problem is when there is no records to update; the script receives the 101 error.   Can anyone advise a fix… (Show more)
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bastian
I've a portal showing summarized sales figures for different cities (each portal row is another city) by a certain salesman in a certain month. Once I click on a city (portal row) I would like to see only the sales items of this city but I get all items of that certain sales person in that certain time period. What do I have to do to see only the… (Show more)
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PeggyHeller
I need help with the most basic database facilitation. I have set up my list of clients and fields. Need to create a new list with only active clients and certain fields. Where can I get this information?
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craig157
Hi All,   Struggling on a simple task I've done a couple times before but just not sorting this one....   So I am setting up a Server Script to run every couple of minutes (done this fine). I need to basically perform a search on two seperate fields, CurrentDevices::Live = 0 & CurrentStock::Live = 1. Then any results that will appear the… (Show more)
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lukep1
Hi Everyone!   I'n new to FM and for the past few weeks i worked on a custom APP for our organization.  Everything works great and I'm ready to deploy it to our FM server which i just installed.   I want the connection from the clients to the FM server to be secured so i would like to use SSL.  My APP will run only on the LAN so i'm not sure… (Show more)
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