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lo base 6.4.7.2 mysql link issues

asked 2021-05-03 22:20:44 +0200

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I have upgraded from Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04 x64. As a result, my LO was upgraded to 6.4.7.2. I have a number of mysql databases that I front-end with LO Base forms. These have worked for years with occasional tweaks required after upgrades. My latest issue involves problems with links between form and subforms. As an example, I have a table named 'person'. I link that to another table named artist using the key and foreign key fields of the table 'person' with key 'person_id' and the table 'artist' with foreign key 'person_id'. When I open the form, I get the following error:

The data could not be loaded. Parameter index out of range.

The Form Properties for the subform artist shows the correct linkage between master and slave fields; master being music.person.person_id_id and slave being music.artist.person_id. If I query my database directly, it works as it should. The only thing that looks a little different is when choosing the master and slave fields, theb subform is on the left and the master is on the right. Perhaps this makes no difference, but I recall the form used to always be on the left and the subform on the right. However, I changed nothing to get to this point in LO 6.4.7.2 and everything was fine in all previous versions.

What has happened to LO Base to cause this very basic issue?

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answered 2021-05-03 22:58:53 +0200

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Thank you. That took care of the problem(s). I used the original fix there, but read further to see it is easily fixable using Advanced Settings. In any case, my database and forms-subforms work again. LO Base seems to crash somewhat frequently, but recovers okay. I hope the next upgrade will take care of that.

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