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Show all NOT related data in a portal

Question asked by DeanSuhr on Jan 27, 2014
Latest reply on Jan 28, 2014 by DeanSuhr


Show all NOT related data in a portal


     I want to show NOT related data in a portal, i.e. the inverse of related data (like the result of OMIT all related records, if there was such a choice).

     I have three tables, Developers, Projects and Authorized.  Developers is related to Projects through Authorized, which has one row with the developer key and the project key when a Developer is assigned to a project - creating a Developer to Project relationship.  If there is no row with a developer key and a project key then that developer cannot see that project's data.

     For admin purposes, I'd like to have a "portal-like" view of the developers that are NOT assigned to a given project that I can choose from (portal row script button) to ADD to the project by creating new row in the Authorized table.  On a layout based on Project (i.e. 1 project at a time) I was tinkering with using a portal based on the Developer table related to Authorized by "≠" to show where there is no data (and then to Projects) and then filtering to display rows using isempty(count(project::anyfield)) but I can't get that to work.

     My sense is this will not work ... the list of developers is short as is the list of projects so I may drop back to a dynamic value list and a script.