Lookup and Fill-in Fields


Lookup values in a table and fill-in fields in the current row from fields in the Lookup Table.

Used with the Grid and UX components

 Lookup Source Properties

Lookup source type
Specify if the data is retrieved from a native Alpha Five table (.dbf file), or a SQL database table (AlphaDAO)
Table name
Specify the DBF filename.
Connection string
Specify the connection string for the AlphaDAO datasource.
Table name
Specify the table name.
Linking fields
Specify the linking field. The linking fields determine how to find the matching record in the Lookup Table. The fill-in values will be returned from the matching record.

 Fill-in Fields Properties

Fill-in fields
Specify the fields to fill-in.
Overwrite existing data
Specify if the lookup should overwrite existing data in any of the fill-in fields, or preserve the existing data. Choices include Overwrite, Preserve.
Not found action
If the lookup record is not found, what should happen? Choices include.
Not found message
Specify the message to display.
Not found Javascript Function
Specify the name of the Javascript function to execute if the lookup record is not found.

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