#6 New Mapping: IDs of foreign tables

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2008-01-11
2008-01-11
John Lee H
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Hello,

I think this should be useful to anyone trying to extend and customize the console.

Create a new mapping feature that will display one column value of a foreign table to the user, but will replace that value with another column's value when editing.

For instance, consider the example where you have two tables, an employee table and a department table. A department ID field associates the employee to the department. Instead of having to choose a department ID in the edit window, the mapping feature would allow for list of names to be presented instead. When the user changes the field's value, the

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  • John Lee H

    John Lee H - 2008-01-11

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    ..... When the user changes the field's value, the id us used to update the column's value.

     
  • John Lee H

    John Lee H - 2008-01-11
    • summary: New Mapping: IDs of foriegn tables --> New Mapping: IDs of foreign tables