Can you describe what you attempted in more detail? Including both the relationship and filter expression used for the portal?
A portal filter reduces the set of related records shown in the portal.
If you have a portal that shows these values:
and then add a portal expression:
PortalTable::FruitName = Orange
The list of related records will be reduced to:
At log-in a script runs which sets a global variable with the productionline number.
This variable isused throughout the system when the user makes a new record.
I will test something and if I still have a problem I will let you know.
thanx a lot.