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ACT!2008 custom tables in Groups/Lookups

I would like to consider ACT!2008 as a devevelopment platform and since I am a newcomer, I would like to ask : is it possible to use the fields of a custom table in groups and lookups in ACT!2008 ? ie if I store the cars of each contact, can then I use the cars properties (model, make) to select contacts in a group ?
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Mike LazarusAct! Evangelist - CRM ConsultantCommented:
Where are you planning on storing the car details?
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SStrozCommented:
mvourakis,

The addition of custom one-to-many tables are rumored for the near future.  You'd be better off waiting for that.  If you can't wait you might want to build a stand alone MS Access database to store the one-to-many relationship.  

You should sign-up on this ACT! sponsored developer site - http://actdevnet.com/.  They have sample code there that you can use.

Steve
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Mike LazarusAct! Evangelist - CRM ConsultantCommented:
BTW mvourkis,

If you are still working on this, there are now tools to create an manage the custom tables witn 10.02, 10.03 or 11.0

I use itTables for this. You can get a trial from http://www.glcomputing.com.au/main/62/1
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