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how can I add records into a portal via a button

Question asked by cortiel on Nov 15, 2016
Latest reply on Nov 20, 2016 by cortiel

I don't like the automatic data entry in a portal

it's too easy for a user to add records by mistake

also having the delete button on a new line goes outside of most GUI rules (how can you delete something not there?)

 

I have a contact parent table with phone call child table for example among other child tables

 

in the portal on the page frame i have rows al call data and a button to add another row.

now in the click method i would like

add another portal row

put the cursor into the first field of that row

 

i am on day 4 of using FM pro (trial)

it is an exiting program but everything is so different than what I am used to. I use Visual Foxpro for 20 years and others for 20 years before that

 

so I could need some real handholding

 

Thanks

 

Peter

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