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From drew <d...@baseanswers.com>
Subject Re: Function in Base
Date Sat, 25 Aug 2012 14:30:50 GMT
On Sat, 2012-08-25 at 10:21 -0400, drew wrote:
> On Sat, 2012-08-25 at 10:04 -0400, Dan wrote:
> > Ian Whitfield wrote:
> > 
> >       Edit your form. Then use View -> Toolbars -> Form Design. In this 
> > toolbar you will see the 2 tools in the attached screenshot. The tool on 
> > the right in the screenshot is the Add Field tool. Click to open it. The 
> > name of the extra fields should be at the bottom of the list in a popup window.
> 
> Hi Dan,
> 
> Yes - with two caveats:

(oops, needs to fix the first paragraph in the last reply - so double
post)

> 
> If the dataform control (definition of the record set behind the form)
> is _not_ based on a Table object (which is equivalent to a query of
> SELECT * FROM TABLE) then a field added to the table definition
> subsequent to creating the form will not appear in the Add Field list.

If the dataform control (definition of the record set behind the form)
is _not_ based on a Table object (or the equivalent query of SELECT *
FROM TABLE) then a field added to the table definition subsequent to
creating the form will not appear in the Add Field list. 

> 
> If the dataform control is populated from a QueryDefinition vs a Table
> of "SELECT * FROM TABLE" and depending on the data engine used then it
> can require a refresh to the connection before the added field names
> will display in the Add Field list.


> 
> TTBOMK
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> //drew
> 
> 
> 
> >      Chapter 3, Data Input and Removal, discusses this with screenshot on 
> > page 42. I earlier sent you a link to this.
> > 
> > --Dan
> > 
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