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Hi There,

 

I am totally new to Filemaker but have a bit of experience making Access databases, My issue is as follows;

 

I have two tables Subscriptions & Family Members, one ambulance subscription can have many family members covered.

 

I have created a subscription layout with a portal to the family members in it, what I am trying to do is using a button popover add a new family member to the subscription.

 

however when I add the popover and all the related fields inside it and create a button to add a new record, it first shows the family members already entered and when I click the add new record it adds a new subscription not a new family members.

 

Best Regards

Zeak

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When you add related fields to a layout (or a popower) you are really showing the first related record.

Your approach would work if you use global fields on the popover and script the creation of the new record based on the user's input.

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