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Check for related records before deleting the current one

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Before deleting a record in the Orders table, check for related items in the OrderDetails table. Add the following code to the List page: Before record deleted event.




// Parameters:
// where - string with WHERE clause pointing to record to be deleted.
global $dal;
$tblOrder = $dal->Table("OrderDetails");
$rs = $tblOrder->Query("OrderID=".$deleted_values["OrderID"],"");
$data = db_fetch_array($rs);
return false;
return true;

See also:

Database API

Check if specific record exists

Master-details relationship between tables


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