troubleshooting Question

How best to achived adding ad hoc rows to a table

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Andy GreenFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
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Hi All

I have a small section of an app that allows users to add parts to a job, so I have several tables a Job Table, a Part Table and a Job_Part table that links jobs to parts.

There is a requirement to add ad hoc items not in the parts table like consumables for example, and I can't figure out the best way to do it. The data has to end up in the Job_Part table, and I don't really want to add to the Part table and have to generate a part No.

The row would be effectively orphaned in the part_Job table. The app is not big so some  leeway on strict performance design

Does anyone have an idea on how to best achieve this?

Andy
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