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one works but the other does not... Table relationships

Question asked by SkippDink on Nov 7, 2013
Latest reply on Nov 13, 2013 by SkippDink


one works but the other does not... Table relationships


     I'm Still Pretty new but I have a database with three tables organized as such


     with match fields being:

     Pricelist : item = Recipe_ingredients : Ingredient

     Recipe_ingredients : Recipe_id = Recipes : Recipe_id

     I use a portal to create recipes in my layout

     I have Recipes : Recipe_id set to auto generate a serial number and all ingredients in the portal successfully copy the value from Recipes : Recipe_id to Recipe_ingredients : Recipe_id using a setvariable script.

     The tables Pricelist and Recipe_ingredients also contain the fields "Ea" , "floz" and "#" I am able to populate these fields in table Recipe_ingredients using a lookup.

     this is all perfect.

     the problem fields are my yield and desired fields. 

     for each ingredient I add to a recipe in the portal i want it to copy these to pieces of information from the main recipes table for price calculating purposes but a lookup results in no match.


     is the problem my   ">---" (many to one?) relationship on the last two tables? how can I change that?

     also when I am adding data to my fields, the one with calculations do not automatically update as information changes or becomes available. first things first though.