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Copying data from portal fields into table fields

Question asked by mediteran on Feb 13, 2018
Latest reply on Feb 19, 2018 by mediteran

Hi,

 

In my parent table, I’ve got a portal from which I’m choosing a number of items (records) from a child table. For each record in the parent table, I can choose any number of items, up to a maximum of 29 items.

 

This is working nicely up to here. But then, my issue starts:

 

I need to copy the data of a specified portal field – from all portal rows having content – into single fields in my parent table. For this, I have 29 fields, from Item01 to Item29. The items must be in the same order as chosen and shown in the portal. How can I get the data into these fields? If possible, this should happen dynamically, when items are chosen from the pop-up menu in the portal. And the same thing should happen vice versa – the data in the item field should be deleted if a portal row becomes empty.

 

I’m working in FMP 15 Advanced.

 

Thanks for any hints, Ralf

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