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Lookup values vs. using table field

Question asked by stevaroni on Aug 24, 2012
Latest reply on Aug 24, 2012 by philmodjunk


Lookup values vs. using table field


I'm new and working on my first FM12 database. As I understand it, I can lookup a value from a related table if I don't want a value to change when the related table is changed, or I can simply use the fields from the related table in a layout for another table if I want the values to be dynamic. Here is my question: If I use fields from another table to display on a layout, how will the information work upon export? I want the related data to be part of the export, so I'm assuming I need to do a lookup so that data from the related table actually resides in the table I am exporting.