#Get the value you need so that you can link the new records correctly to the parent record.
Set Variable [$ParentID ; Value: ParentTable::IDfield ]
Go To Layout [Students (Student Table ) ]
Show All records // or perform a find if you don't want all the records
Go To Record [first]
Set Variable [$StudentID ; Value: Students::StudentID]
Go To Layout [ PortalTable ]
Set Field [PortalTable::ParentID ; $ParentID ]
Set FIeld [PortalTable::StudentID; $StudentID ]
Go To Layout [ Students ]
Go To Record [ exit after last ; next ]
Go To Layout [original layout]
Thanks! Besides being a great help now, I think this technique will help with the other really important script that I need for my database. The one that adds all students to each date selected by the user...