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  1. Gismo12

    Insert PDF

    Hi Ocean West, thank you for the reply, could you please explain a bit more on the BaseElements? not sure what it is or how to implement it Would I need to install it on all pc's running file maker or only the one we are doing the development on?
  2. Gismo12

    Insert PDF

    Hi All, I have posted on this topic before but I have not come to a solution. I need to attach a PDF file when on click, goto server location, the client must be able to brows for the file, not a fixed location then insert pdf into container Please could you give me a few guide lines as I have tried quite few few with no results
  3. Gismo12

    Using Layout not available

    Oh okay now I understand. So when I am on a certain layout and I want to open a different layout but go to the same customer, how do I accomplish this? Ah, sorry guys, found the solution. I was trying to open a layout from different tables references
  4. Gismo12

    Using Layout not available

    Hi All, Any proposals for above request? would really appreciate it as I just dont know which way to go from here. My Customer_Aircraft layout is not available when usen the Balance sheet as related record
  5. Gismo12

    Using Layout not available

    Hi, The 2 layouts in question here is the Balance Sheet layout and the Customer_Aircraft layout. Not referring to the aircraft spec or the customer layout. I need to open the balance sheet from the Customer_Aircraft Layout Customer_Aircraft Layout has 2 primary keys, Customer ID which record the customer and the Customer_Aircraft ID which refers to the Aircraft ID. So when I write the script to open the Balance sheet and show records from the Customer_Aircraft layout, this layout is not available in the list to select. It only gives me the option of Balance sheet and balance sheet Re
  6. Hi All, Lets say I have a customer tbl , a product tbl and a transaction tbl If customer 1 owns product 1, 2 and 3 and customer 2 owns product 4, 5 and 6 When in transaction layout which was opened by related customer 1, I want to select the products only related to customer 1. How would I setup my drop down box to only show product 1, 2 and 3 related to customer 1 and then when in customer 2, to only show products 4, 5 and 6. I dont see any type of filtering I could do when setting up the drop down box value list. The products tbl does have a customer ID reference so I recon it should not be that difficult but I might overlook something here. The above is not quite my setup but seems easier to explain my problem.
  7. Gismo12

    Using Layout not available

    Hi, I used the name Customer_Aircraft as I already have a Customer Tbls and an aircraft Tbl which stores specific Aircraft detail. In the Customer_Aircraft TBL I Can Select the Customer and the Aircraft detail so yes you are correct, this is a it is pretty much a join table storing all the aircraft secondary detail per customer. Below is my new relationship with ID's I still can not see my Customer_Aicraft tbl in Show current record using layout when I select Balance sheet as get related record from.
  8. Do you need the actual Customer Id control in the layout to set the variable? I dont want to display the customer id number. on a different topic, when I go to the new customer layout, the customer ID is set to auto. the customer ID does not display. but when I go to edit mode and back to browse mode, the auto Id does display. When I open the new customer layout, enter the customer name, without the display of the customer number, the set variable / set field does not work. if i do go to new customer, edit mode then back to browse mode, the customer id shows and then the set variable / set field works well any suggestions?
  9. It is like a miracle Thank you
  10. Hi, The customer Id in the TBL Customer_Aircraft is not a auto create field. Doesn't set variable copy the Id in the customer tbl and set field past it in the TBL customer_Aircraft ID field? If I dont set the ID in the Customer_Aircraft field, how will I relate to the ID created in the Customer TBL?
  11. Gismo12

    Using Layout not available

    Hi, I am changing all my relationships to a unique key. The registration is a manual field created by the user, not a auto number. it is a text field. But after changing all my tables to relate to a primary key, will i be able to see the table when I select in the list for show record using layout?
  12. Hi All, I have some issues with Set Variable / Set Field. From the Customer TBL - New Customer Layout, I create a new Customer Name. Customer_Id created auto. Script: The New Customer / Aircraft Layout opens from TBL Customer_Aircraft but no Customer Id is set. Please could you tell me where I am going wrong? Relationship is one to many
  13. Gismo12

    Using Layout not available

    Hi, Most of my tables relate to a registration number which must be a text field. I did not select the ID if the aircraft to be my key throughout the DB. and on the layout side, when using the balance sheet as related record, I dont have Customer_Aircraft in the list either. Maybe, my relationship table will give clarity for my reason to Registration as a key. Could this be part of my problem i am having?
  14. Gismo12

    Using Layout not available

    Hi Steve, Here is the attached as requested. I refer to the Customer_Aircraft TBL and the Balance Sheet TBL. Balance Sheet is not in the list to select as "Show record using layout"
  15. Gismo12

    Using Layout not available

    Hi All, I have 2 related table. when in layout 1, i need to go to related record in layout 2 When I write the script, I select layout 1, but table 2 is not in the list when selecting show record using layout. any suggestions?
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