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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2003

    Unanswered: Accessing layout in indirect linked table??

    Coming from a background of relational databases, I do understand the concept of relationships. But in FileMaker, I am experiencing a challenge of which I hope someone on this forum can help me with.

    I've got three tables:
    Table A
    - ID_A
    - <other fields>

    Table B
    - ID_B
    - <other fields>

    Table LinkAB
    - ID
    - ID_A
    - ID_B
    - Calc_fromA
    - Calc_fromB

    Presume I have selected a record in Table A and use a portal to display the calculated fields. What I now want is to be able to click on a line in the portal, which brings me to a specific layout from Table B (of course, by using ID_B from Table LinkAB). I also don't mind to have a button to bring me to the selected layout from Table B.

    Is there anyone who can solve this mystery for me, so I can live happily with FileMaker forever?



  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2003

    Go to related record

    You can use the function go to related record. You then specify the relationship that points to the file you want.

    Hope that helps.

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