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Limiting Views In Various Tables Using the Same Field

Question asked by kingsley47 on Oct 27, 2010
Latest reply on Oct 27, 2010 by kingsley47


Limiting Views In Various Tables Using the Same Field


Basically, I have a number of different layouts that are each to show the chemistry of a particular piece of metal based on material type. Each layout is for a different material type and in each table could be hundreds of samples. Alot of these layouts share the same fields. A field for element names, el_1 el_2 etc... fields for weight percentages el__wt%, el_2_wt% etc..., a field for heat number (identification number for that piece of metal) and a field for material type. I want each layout to only show a particular material type. As it stands right now, whatever view I'm in, I can see every single single sample from any material type. I have tried a simple if, else script that basically looks like this....


matl_type=(heat chemistry_matl_type_1)

go to layout (matl_type_view_1)

Else If......

end if

But this doesn't seem to do anything. Could someone please help me? I may be going about this the completely wrong way.