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Multiple Starting points?

Multiple Starting points?

trying to create a report which gathers information from roughly 15 tables. Most are simple code lookups for descriptions. A to B, A to C, A to D and so on.  After setting up these links and clicking ok, I get "Your current link configuration contains multiple starting points. Please be advised that this is generally not supported"  My links are all "left-outer"
Can't find anything in help about what would cause this

RE: Multiple Starting points?

    make sure all your link arrows are going the right way.


RE: Multiple Starting points?

Already checked that

RE: Multiple Starting points?

   are any of you links going to cause a many to many relationship ??


RE: Multiple Starting points?

No, they will not.

RE: Multiple Starting points?


Have you got any tables with an outer join from it and an outer join to it??


PS. I'm out of ideas !

RE: Multiple Starting points?


The problem is probably due to your linking from the code tables to the primary table instead of in reverse.

Make sure all your links start in the primary table and point to the code tables.

- Ido

RE: Multiple Starting points?

I believe that you might also get this table if you have a main table A with a join to table B and a join to table C, and then table B has a separate join to table C.

Brian J. Alves
VB / Crystal / SQLServer

RE: Multiple Starting points?

You might also have a table that you have unlinked and forgotten.  Scroll down and check for any marooned tables.

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