trying to add form with multi-subform with pulldowns [closed]

asked 2013-07-27 07:33:30 +0200

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I have a form which needs a subform. I would like something like the standard form view with the table subform giving me a one to many view, however one of the fields in the subform is a foreign key to yet another table, and I would rather look at names from that table than primary keys. Is there a way to embed a dropdown box or something, or perhaps is there a way to get one of the other subform configurations wich allows for dropdowns to be programmed to also duplicate and show many copies?

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Closed for the following reason question is not relevant or outdated by Alex Kemp
close date 2015-10-04 20:02:36.125124


I am trying to do the same thing, have you had any luck? I posted a question yesterday before I saw yours. related question

gregfordyce gravatar imagegregfordyce ( 2013-09-08 22:06:34 +0200 )edit

You're question is not clear enough for a concise answer. I also hope you are clear on what a subform is. It is not a separate document, but rather a secondary grouping on a Form. When creating a new form in Base, it contains one form (the Form contains a Form). You can add more forms to this Form or another form hierarchically below another form (subform). You may need multiple forms on a form because only one data source is allowed to a form. Please clarify your question.

Ratslinger gravatar imageRatslinger ( 2015-08-13 09:51:26 +0200 )edit