The way this is normally handled is to re-present any changed data back to
the user - with a message such as:
"This item has been modified since this screen was loaded - press F5 to
There are two main ways you can recognise that the data has changed:
- If your table has an audit timestamp (e.g timestamp last changed), that
you trust, you can store this as a hidden field on the subfile and compare
that to the database record before allowing update.
- In that absence of such an audit timestamp, you can store some or all of
the record before image for comparison with the (current) record before
Here is an example of the latter:
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