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Help with simple relationship

Question asked by 4justme2 on Feb 25, 2012
Latest reply on Feb 26, 2012 by 4justme2


Help with simple relationship


I'm not making any headway so I thought I'd go back to the very beginning with just two tables to see if I can do something very simple. My tables are Contacts and Notes.

CONTACTS::_pkCONID is linked to NOTES::_fkCONID. NOTES has a unique serial number __pkNotesID.

I linked CONTACTS as the parent to NOTES as the child. I have a contol tab on the CONTACTS layoul with a portal to NOTES.

There's only one field on the portal called Text.

The goal is to have the user enter notes that combine a timestamp and user stamp with the text from the note.

I can get everything to work but it doesn’t hold onto my GO TO Related Record.

My script is: Go to Layout ["Notes_Utility - Table View" (Notes_Contact_Detail)]

Go to Related Record [Show only related records; from table: "Notes_ContactDetail"; Using layout; <Current Layout>]

New Record/Request

Go to Field [Notes_ContactDetail::Text]

But invariable my relationship fails to link the primary key from CONID to the foreign key in the Notes table.

Any idea what I might be doing wrong?