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2 Replies Latest reply: Apr 10, 2013 1:47 AM by Amatu Allah RSS

Create a new record from an existing record

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HI,

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Scenario
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Header Block H -> Table A with a main text field identifier called "ID" (ID fields is generated only after saving)
Multi Detail Block D1 -> Table B
Multi details Block D2 -> Table C and which is Child of Table B.

Table C is populated in the post - insert of Table B and the records of D2 are viewed in a display / read only form by clicking a Block
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Requirement
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User wants the facility to copy the whole functionality. The requirement is to create a new record to be created with the original values of the existing record and on saving a new value should be generated in the ID field.

We can have a copy button .

We are wondering what is the approach that has to be taken for this. Will a create_record and duplicate_record work in the Copy Button

Please suggest any pointers...on what other things need to be taken care...so that the end result a new record successfully. Would appreciate a details approach here....

Regards
SR

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