Post Author: bpnchan
CA Forum: General
It susposes to be a very simple task but I still can't working it out from my research on books and the web. I must miss some very fundamental concept here.
What I am trying to do is to generate a report with less than ten tables. Evrything go well until I come to this point. There are three tables involved in this mess, here is the story:
First one stored the fields PERSON_ID, SURNAME, and GIVENNAME.
Second one stored the fields CONTACT_ID, PERSON_ID
Third on stored the fields PAYED_BY_ID, ALLOCATED_TO_ID, & RECEIVE_BY_ID
These three fileds from the third table should refer to the CONTACT_ID, then to the PERSON_ID and we got the name for the individual of the CONTACT_ID.
I started with linking up RECEIVE_BY_ID with CONTACT_ID and linking up CONTACT_ID with PERSON_ID. It work fine and I can get the name for the recipient. Then I start to link up the other two together with the CONTACT_ID, I don't have anything resulted from the link. I know the "link options" can be where my solution laid. However, after I tried a few combination of "Join type" and "Enforce join" that make sense, I claimed no success from my effort.