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Changing one keyfield in a found set of records

Question asked by jared944 on May 3, 2013
Latest reply on May 3, 2013 by jared944


Changing one keyfield in a found set of records


     Hello everyone,

     I am producing a simple patient records system. In order to distinguish records that are current (IE - the patient is here, today, right now) and archived, I have a numeric keyfield (Labeled _Current) that will contain either a 1 (current record) or a 0 (archived record). When I check the patient out, I want a script to run that will change all of these 1s to 0s to consider the records archived.

     Currently, this is the way I replace the found set:

     Freeze Window

     Set Variable [$PatientID ; PatientInformation::__PK_PatientID]

     Set Variable [$_Current ; "1" ]

     Go to Layout [Specified Table]

     Perform Find [Restore]

     Replace Field Contents [Specified Table ; "0"]

     Go to Layout [Original Layout]


     Every time I run the script, a popup occurs that verifies the "replace field contents." Is there any way to write the script where the popup wont occur? Would I have to create some sort of Set Field Loop? Since I will be doing this with every patient I see, I want to keep the scripts as simple as possible. I fear that a loop script might be too intensive for my database.