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link options (restricted to one match)

link options (restricted to one match)

(OP)
Is it possible to create a link matching only the first record of the right table in a one to more relation

More in detail....
Linking the tables below I get 4 lines selecting "side A" but I only want to get one line showing the first persons name and location, not all !

Table 1
side A
side B
side C

Table 2
side A person 1
side A person 2
side A person 3
side A person 4

Table 3
person 1 name location
person 2 name location
person 3 name location
person 4 name location


Is this possible ?

RE: link options (restricted to one match)

You can do it by using Group Header to display data instead of details
Group data by Table1 field
Suppress detail and group footer
Sort data by Table 2 field ascending repet for table 3 filed 1
Place data you want to see in Group header.

This will show only first record in dataset
Ian

RE: link options (restricted to one match)

(OP)
Hi Ian,

Thank you for your response.
This example is just a part of a complex report using several tables and links.
I'm using 3 groupings to combine some information but in my case I need the details to summarize some costs.
That is what causes the problem...
If I want to summarize some costs I get 4 detail rows instead of one because there is a link to the contact persons in table 3.
So for "side A" I get 4 detail rows instead of 1 and the sum of the costs in grouping-1 is 4 times the value it should be.

It's a little bit difficult to explain but I hope the problem is clear.

RE: link options (restricted to one match)

In that case use Running Total to perform your summaries.
Set evaluate to change of group
Ian

RE: link options (restricted to one match)

(OP)
Thank you for your response.
I've created an overview I can work with, but I'm not completely satisfied.
When I have some free time I'll play with it to get it like the way I want winky smile

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