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Find is finding too much

Question asked by hoib on Jan 30, 2014
Latest reply on Feb 1, 2014 by philmodjunk

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Find is finding too much

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     OK, this has bugged me all day and I've got to come for help.

     On a layout, there's a begin_date field.  It is of type "date" and is auto-entered.  Very simple stuff.  The table itself contains 4300+ records.  I want FM to show me -only- records with dates later than 1/1/2012.

     I go to Find Mode, click in my dates field and type this string:  > 1/1/2012, Perform Find.  It finds 1850 records but the dates are not "> 1/1/2012" but extend all the way back to 2003.  I don't understand why FM would present any record before 1/1/2012.  I've read through the Help and followed the syntax pretty carefully.

     Is this because there's a relationship between the TO containing "begin_date" and the TO the layout is based on?  I felt that shouldn't be an issue but maybe it is???

     Hoib

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