Subject Re: [IBO] Re: Master-Master Insert
Author Eric Handbury
In article <>,
"Helen Borrie (TeamIBO)" <helebor@...> wrote:

> At 01:00 PM 07-03-02 +0000, you wrote:
>> The problem with this 1:1 master-detail relationship is that both
>>datasets must be put into insert mode when the user hits the '+' button.
>>If PERSON is the master, then no problem. But when is the AGENT dataset
>>put into insert mode? This is where I have been having trouble.
> If your masterlinking is good and the keylinks of your sets are good and
> you are not confusing anything by (improperly) linking them up as
> keysource links, then....
> When you put the master set into edit state, then...
> When you go into the detail dataset and start typing, the detail set
> will follow the master into edit state...
> if the detail dataset is empty (no detail rows exist for the master)
> then the detail set will go into Insert state if you start typing in the
> empty fields
> the detail dataset will also go into insert state if you go past the
> end of the dataset and start typing in the "blank fields".

That's fine, but the problem is that my users like the ColorScheme, so
the detail fields will be dark-grey, and not green like the Master
dataset. How do I make this consistent for the users?

Thanks for all your help, Helen. Eric.