1 Reply Latest reply on Oct 14, 2013 12:38 PM by philmodjunk

    Copying a container field from go to pro and back to go

    jrobgk1

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      Copying a container field from go to pro and back to go

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           I have a solution where a mechanic takes a photo of a problem on an iOS device.  That photo lives in a container field called RepairActions::Photo.  I want to paste that photograph into another table when an assignment is created to Assignments::Photo_Before to show the work that will be done compared to Assignments::Photo_After.

           When I script the creation of the assignment (with various other data that works just find), the container gives me a result of 0.  No picture, just a zero.

           Is there something I missed in the setup?  I used a copy and paste script step to copy the pic from RA::photo to Assg::photo_before (abbreviations used for brevity, they are not named that in my scripts or tables)...

           Jesse

        • 1. Re: Copying a container field from go to pro and back to go
          philmodjunk

               And what script did you use? Without seeing that script, we can't tell what might have gone wrong with it.

               I would set this up so that the photo does not need to be moved from one table to another. If you store that image in a record in a related table, you can access that image from other layouts/tables via relationships instead of physcially copying the image.

               I'd only move the image into another table if that were part of a process that "synchs" the data back to a table on the server from a local file on the iOS device.

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