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Relating field values across layoouts

Question asked by SteveJames on Nov 11, 2011
Latest reply on Nov 12, 2011 by SteveJames

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Relating field values across layoouts

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I'm new to Filemaker, my experience is Access, DBase ans SQL Server so please excuse any errors with definitions.

I am building an simple application. Main table hold a Case and there will be multiple Transactions added to each case.

I have created a Layout/Form for the Case table and I want to put a button on the Form to create payments.

I can see how to move to the Layout/Form for the entry of a Transaction but have not been able to see how to automatically pick up the Case Reference from the Case Form and add it to the Transaction Form.

I have tried scripts using Set Field but the field remains blank.

Any ideas?

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