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child records not displaying on form

  • 1.  child records not displaying on form

    Posted 02-27-2019 18:11
    I am having a strange problem that I never encountered before.
    On Parent form, I have a report link to Child Records.
    When I choose the option "Display just a link to the related children," I get a correct report.
    However, when I choose the option "Display the related children directly on the form," the report is empty.

    Why would this happen?


  • 2.  RE: child records not displaying on form

    Posted 02-27-2019 18:38
    Are you pointing to a specific report to use on the form Properties?  My guess is that the report you are using inadvertently has a filter.  


  • 3.  RE: child records not displaying on form

    Posted 02-27-2019 19:30
    Aha! You solved it once again. :)


  • 4.  RE: child records not displaying on form

    Silver
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    Posted 02-27-2019 18:52
    This is most likely the same bug I ran into.  Three possible problems; one is the setting you have in the App controlling how the embedded reports display - you may need to turn on the application-setting to load all embedded reports when the form loads.  Second problem might be if you have a connected application to a parent-set of records.  I found that application permissions on the Cross App were being ignored and data was not made visible in embedded reports - so I had to give my user access to the parent-application with a very-locked-down role.  Lastly; Mark's comment about filters in a report could also be the problem.  The first two are ones I experienced from the previous rollout (not the one from Sunday) and as far as I know those bugs have not been resolved yet.