• Subject: Re: Subfile processing with duplicate keys
  • From: "James W. Kilgore" <qappdsn@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 13 May 1998 16:59:33 -0700
  • Organization: Progressive Data Systems, Inc.

Never tried this, but doesn't the feedback area give you the record number of 
the
physical file?  You could display the logical and update the physical.

If not you may be able to hide enough fields in your subfile to actually update
the physicals (or the physicals unique key logical)

Stone, Brad V (TC) wrote:

> Darlene,
>
> You must have a logical with a unique key on this file somewhere.  If
> not, it's time to create one.  This is really the only way to do what
> you describe.
>
> If you do fine one, you'll have to load at least the key fields of the
> unique logical into the subfile (hidden or viewed, it doesn't matter) to
> use to chain to this unique logical for update.
>
> If you don't find one, make one and do the above.
>
> Bradley V. Stone
> bvstone@taylorcorp.com
> http://prairie.lakes.com/~bvstone/
> "She's into Malacas, Dino."
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Tim-Bar [SMTP:timbar@blazenet.net]
> > Sent: Wednesday, May 13, 1998 7:22 PM
> > To:   midrange-l@midrange.com
> > Subject:      Subfile processing with duplicate keys
> >
> > We have a multiformat logical file that has duplicate keys that needs
> > to
> > be updated in a subfile program. You select the record you want to
> > update and it is displayed on the screen. Because of the duplicate
> > keys,
> > you don't get the record you want. You can't use relative record
> > number
> > with a multiformat logial file. Anybody got any ideas?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Darlene Brengle
> > Norsoft, Inc.
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