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When to Use Field from Related Table

Question asked by NicholasFernandez on Jan 27, 2014
Latest reply on Jan 28, 2014 by philmodjunk

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When to Use Field from Related Table

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     Hi,

     I am a bit confused as to the best way to utilize related tables. In my database, I have two tables:

     1. Companies we purchase from (each sells many products)

     2. Products from these companies.

     The tables are related by CompanyID. So far, I think I'm doing this properly and everything makes sense.

     But...when I'm making the layout for Products, how/why do I determine whether to use the CompanyID field from the Products or Companies table?

     I want users to be able to create new Companies through the Products layout if that makes a difference. (I have "create records via this relationship" checked.)

     Thanks

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