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Hello,

I have an application where I need to import data from a tab text file into two filemaker databases that have a parent/children relationship. Can anyone advise the best way to approach this.

The data looks like this.

parentrecordA1->Field A...Field K

childrecordA1->childfield1...childfield12

childrecordA2->childfield1...childfield12

childrecordA3->childfield1...childfield12

childrecordA4->childfield1...childfield12

parentrecordB1->Field A...Field K

childrecordB1->childfield1...childfield12

childrecordB2->childfield1...childfield12

childrecordB3->childfield1...childfield12

childrecordB4->childfield1...childfield12

Thanks for any help you can offer.

Paul S. Cuscione

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General Method:

Import the file into both databases. Then delete the child records in the master file and delete the masters in the child file. I don't know if you have a common key, otherwise you would have to generate one. Find and Replace commands could do that.

Greetings...

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