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(OP)
Hello all,

I have a long form that I have broken up into several smaller forms and created a hot-spot link to the "mini-forms".  I can open my forms and enter information, however, after I have saved it when I go back none of the linked forms have the information, even though I saved them.  How do I link the completed "mini-forms" to my main form?

Thanks,

leslie

RE: Linked forms

Assuming you are using R5 or greater there is a better way to do what you want.

Create a table with multiple rows.  There is a setting for tables that allows you to have a tabbed interface along the top.  Each time you select a tab that row of the table is shown.  You can embed additional tables into each row if necessary.  Each row becomes a psuedo form for the purposes of navigation.

If you don't like the tab interface you can programatically change rows from an image with a hotspot formula on it.

RE: Linked forms

(OP)
Actually what I ended up doing was presenting the mini-forms modally, with formulas inherit values from selected documents enabled.  Put my "case number" as a hidden field on the mini-form as computed when composed.  So both the main form and the 'mini' forms have the case number and the information is retained on the main form.

Thanks though!

Leslie
landrews@metrocourt.state.nm.us

SELECT * FROM USERS WHERE CLUE > 0
No Rows Returned

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