Can't access records in ADP
Posted on 2004-08-16
I have attempted to transfer my MDB into an ADP running on SQL Server. In the process, I managed to get all the data working after a while but my forms are not working properly. I have a form that contains multiple subforms. Form A (my primary form) has subforms (Form B, C, etc.). The table for Form A is Table A. For Form B, it is Table B, and so on. The tables are connected by a 1-to-1 or a 1-to-many relationship. They all reference Table A's primary key for the relationship.
I am holding information of people in these tables, so Table A has their personal information such as address, etc. Table B has property they own, etc. Table C may have answers from a survey they have filled out. However, a person in Table A may not have a record in Table B because they do not have any property. Additionally, they may not have filled out a survey, so they do not have a record in Table C.
Now my problem presents itself. All the relationships are set up nicely, etc. If you open up the form and scroll through the records, they all have the correct information in the subform. However, if you come to a record without any record for Table B or C, you get an empty subform. You cannot create a new record either. All the recordset navigation buttons are greyed out. However, on some of the subforms you can see the subforms and the navigation buttons are not greyed out. Can someone please tell me why? I know that in Access, the next record is "created" for you if you have no information and SQL Server does not do that. Is this the problem? How do I solve it? Thanks so much guys.