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Foreign Key and Not Null

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Hi

Just a basic question.  You can't have a foreign key on an item that is not null.  Is this correct?

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no, that is not correct.

you can have a foreign key pointing from and pointing to a field that is not null.
however, you will need to have the referred value in the "master/lookup" table be present BEFORE you use that value in the child table.
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