7 posts in this topic
By Mark Stuller
We are going to take the plunge and setup a sync between our Oracle tables and 'shadow' FileMaker tables and we're seeking input.
One thing we are wondering about is a 'one-way' sync. We don't want changes to be sync'd back to Oracle. The bigger issue is that we don't want deletions in the Oracle table to be deleted in the FileMaker table. There often are children to these records we don't want deleted or orphaned.
As well, are there any gotchas we should consider? I've read the Advanced topics and feel mostly comfortable but you never know what you don't know!
I need some help with ExecuteSQL.
I have a TO “Sales” that is related to Estimates, Inspections, and Proposals via ID_SALES:id_sales.
I created some simple ExecuteSQL calculations that work on Estimates and Inspections, but the same calculations will not work with the related Proposals TO.
· I know that the relationship is good because I can get the SUM and COUNT from Proposals with a basic calculation (not ExecuteSQL).
· I know there is not a problem with the name on the related Proposals TO (like a space between words). I've copied and pasted the working calculations and I have started from scratch, and neither works.
This statement works:
ExecuteSQL ( "SELECT COUNT
(ID_ESTIMATES) FROM TO40_ESTIMATES
WHERE ID_SALES = ? “ ;
"" ; "" ;
This statement does not work:
ExecuteSQL ( " SELECT COUNT
(ID_PROPOSAL) FROM TO26_PROPOSALS
WHERE ID_SALES = ? ";
"" ; "" ;
Any help would be appreciated.
By Ben Moore
I am trying to create a list of dates from multiple tables to create a gantt chart. My projects have Shipping dates, Installation dates and task item dates. Each of which come from their own tables. Is there a good way to import all of these dates into one table related to the project, each with it's own record of Start date and end date.
I'd rather have:
Project | Item | Start_Date | End_Date|
Project | Install_Start_Date | Install_End_Date| Ship_date | Ship_Arrive_Date | Task_Start_Date | Task_End_date
I'm trying to use Filemaker to manage a mysql database on Amazon RDS. I'm trying to set up an import layout that will allow users to load data into into the RDS database.
Mostly, Filemaker and mysql are playing well together. But I'm getting a problem when I try import data using LOAD DATA LOCAL INFILE . I've run the query successfully with a different client on the same database (Sequel Pro) but when I run it using the Execute SQL script step in Filemaker I get an error, with the message "Load data local infile forbidden".
I've looked around online, and it seems like I need the server and client to both enable 'local_infile'. I know it's enabled on the server (because I can check manually, and the query works on a different client). Does anyone know how to check or change this within Filemaker?
Otherwise, does anyone have any ideas as to how I might work around this? Unfortunately I can't call a stored procedure on the server because the query relies on variables. My understanding is that you can't use variables in a LOAD DATA INFILE statement on the server, and you can't use LOAD DATA INFILE in a prepared statement.
Does anyone know how to change the local_infile variable within the Filemaker mysql client, or failing that, does anyone have a good workaround for the restriction on variables with the LOAD DATA INFILE statement if I run it on the server?
In case it's not already blatantly obvious, I don't really know what I'm doing, so any help (especially help that is dumbed down) would be hugely appreciated.
I created a database to track permits by building. Each permit type is stored in its own table. The only link between tables is the Building Name which is the physical location where the permit exists.
v_Buildings (fields include building name, ID, building status, address, city, state, zipcode)
Air (ID, Building Name, Expiration Date, Days_to_Expiration, Type, etc...)
...9 permit types in all, and I will add more in the future
Each of these tables has the same fields in common:
I created a Dashboard layout with the idea that users could select a building name from a drop-down menu and then see all of the permits for that particular building along with their expiration date and the permit owner's name. I am just baffled as to how to do this across multiple tables. I have looked at SQL, Join tables, portals etc...., and I cannot figure out how to aggregate all of this information into one view for users. I cannot even seem to figure out what table should be used for the Dashboard layout. I would love to hear from the community the best and hopefully scalable approach for designing this layout. Thanks in advance from a novice user.