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Why do I need to make a TO when I can create a relationship directly

Question asked by solvberg_1 on Aug 31, 2012
Latest reply on Aug 31, 2012 by solvberg_1

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Why do I need to make a TO when I can create a relationship directly

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I am a newbie, so bear with me.

Learning about relationships in Filemaker 12 and working in the relationship graph, I am told to add a table (which means a table occurrence) this creates a TO in addition to the two tables I want to make a relationship between.

There is another button saying create a relationship, which creates a relationship  between two existing tables, without making a new table occurrnece.

What is the difference between these two methodes?

And, why would I like to add a table if I do not need it?

Or, do I need to add a TO?

I do really not see the purpose of the TO, but as I mentioned I am a newbie. 

hope someone take some time to explain the difference of these two ways of creating relationsships

Best regards, Jan  

 

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