Uniques index error Excel 2013

I keep getting this error when trying to establish a relationship between two table and enforcing referential integrity. A daily meal can have many recipes
Unique Index
Frank FreeseAsked:
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It looks like your tblRecipes contains a compound primary key. In order to refer to a single unique record in this table you need to use all three columns: RecipeID, Recipe, PCFID. This is the way it is defined. I cannot comment if it is correct or wrong, as I cannot see the data in this table. If it is incorrect then the primary key should perhaps be consisting of RecipeID only. If, however, it is how the data is organised there then you have a couple of options:
1. you can define an auto-number column in the tblRecipes table and use it as a primary key. Then in your tblDailyMeals use that key instead of RecipeID
2. You can add Recipe and PCFID to the tblDailyMeals and use them in your foreign key relationship

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Frank FreeseAuthor Commented:
Thanks and incorporated your suggestions. Everything looks ok now!
Frank FreeseAuthor Commented:
thank you
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