Charley-

If I am reading your question correctly you have multiple levels of many to 1 relationships and you want to get to attributes that are beyond the first level. Example: Shipped Items -> Order Shipment -> Sold-to Customer.

At least with R7 you cannot do this through the edit view or edit attribute card dialogs. You may be able to
create a logical attribute with the same characteristics as your target. (i.e. Numeric, 2, 0)
The logical expression will look like this: &relatedShipmentHeader.relatedCustomer.territory&

This is now at the shipped items level and can be pulled in as an attribute for views, subsets, cards, etc...

If this doesn't work in R6, then you'll have to use Josh's idea to create logical files.

-Tom Stieger
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[mailto:mapics-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Charley Simpson
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Hi, Listers!

R6 w/Integrator

I am trying to create a view in Shipped Item where I can use a Relationship to piggy-back into the Customer file to pick up the Territory related to the sold-to customer (we are concerned with the sold-to territory, not the ship-to).

I have customer number (sold-to) available to me and it says it is field dhcanb (Order Shipment). In the relationships for Shipped Item "Order Shipment" has "shipmentHeader" as its ID.
I have seen other relationships, Customer Invoice in Shipped Item as an example, where the joins appear to me to be passed through by piggy-backing on an existing relationship to connect to another table. ( shipmentHeader.dhggnb=feggnb ). I thought I could create a relationship using this customer number relationship to "Piggy-back" into the customer file but I can't seem to find the right structure.

I am obviously grasping here as I am not trained in Integrator.

Any help or insight is appreciated.

Charley Simpson
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