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Hi All

 

I am hoping some one can help!

I have a table called TPM, in that table is a field "Next Due Date" Which is auto generated by creating a new record. You input the date you did the service and then it adds 3 months to that date and that appears in the Next Due Date Field.. All working...

 

What I am trying to do is when the database loads it runs a script to see if there are any outstanding TPM Services to do...

Here is the script

Show Customer Dialog

Message: If ( TPM::TPM Next Due Date < Get (CurrentDate ) ; "You have outstanding TPM services" ; "You have no outstanding services")

I thought it would be that simple. So I created a TPM Due date Less that Current date and ran the script...."You have outstanding TPM Services"...GREAT! Then I deleted that record and ran the script again...""You have outstanding TPM Services" Oh!!! That isnt true!

 

PLEASE HELP I'M LOOSING THE WILL TO LIVE HERE!!!

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58 minutes ago, cheerfulzebra said:

a script to see if there are any outstanding TPM Services to do...

I am not sure what exactly an "outstanding" service means. I am quite sure that in order to see if there are any records that meet some criteria, you need to perform a find using said criteria and see if any records are found. Your script checks only the current record, which could be any record.

Alternatively, you could use a relationship, or the ExecuteSQL() function for the same purpose.

 

58 minutes ago, cheerfulzebra said:

You input the date you did the service and then it adds 3 months to that date and that appears in the Next Due Date Field.

I would expect a new record to be created after performing a service. Then it's easy to see which services are overdue, because their DueDate has passed and the ActualDate is empty.

 

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