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Richard Comito
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How to confirm that one form is only pulling data from a table using the ID on a different form

I have a project that I would like to use the Navigation form for.  What I have is two different forms.  One form is for the Artist Personal Information.  The second form is for the Productions that the artist has been a part of.

The production form is pulling from one table that has the foreign key of name_id.  On the main artist information form I have a text box with name_id that I need to use.  What I would like to know is what would be the best way to have the Production form pull only the data for the name_id that is on the Personal Information form?

If you need more information about this then please just let me know.  I know how to get the value from the main artist form.  I just am not sure where on the production form I would be that value.


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Lambert Heenan

8/22/2022 - Mon
Lambert Heenan

I should sugget that you set up the Productions form as a sub-form of the Artists form, whith the link fields being the name_id.

When you do that, on selecting an artist in the main form the sub-form will automatically display the related productions.
Richard Comito

Thank LabertHeenan for your reply.

The reason I am not using that as a sub form on the main form is because there is a ton of data and sub forms already on the Artist main form.  There is just no room for another sub form with the amount of information that is needed.
Lambert Heenan

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Richard Comito


Sorry for the delay on getting back to you.  I was pulled off onto another project.

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Lambert Heenan

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