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Find Record In Database And Set An Image Path

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    Ian Cummings
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    You need to setup a database connection with query prompt and query to search on the item_num field.  The picture object needs to be data sourced by link, with the relevant image_path field being used for the data source.

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    Legacy Poster

    hi!

     

    currently i'm using query prompt. i'm looking for a way not to use that.

     

    my setup is after user must enter an item num (to lookup the database). and then needs to enter more info to be printed.

     

    with query prompt, i have a form for item num and then another form for the other info.

     

    i want to have just one form where user enters all needed info for printing.

     

    i'm sure it's workable. just don't know where to start.

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    Legacy Poster

    If I am understand you correctly if sounds like you want the operator to enter the Item Number (database lookup) and all other print time prompts on the same form/screen at the same time. If that is the case then I think you will need to upgrade to the new version (2016) as this allows you to add the link a Data Entry From field to a Database Query Prompt  

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    Ian Cummings
    Moderator

    Watch these videos about BarTender 2016 and data entry forms:

     

    https://youtu.be/7aap9EPtmjQ

     

    https://youtu.be/FF2TLgLzDcY

     

    https://youtu.be/dCmAzvPgcnk

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    Legacy Poster

    yes pete. that is what i wanted. but upgrade right now is not an option. :-(

     

    without upgrading, it's not doable in my version? 

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    Ian Cummings
    Moderator

    Query prompt and regular data entry all in one form?  Correct you'd need to get BarTender 2016, unless you wish to go down the route of automating BarTender via the .NET SDK where you'd have the flexibility to build your own data entry form in just the way you want, and then programmatically control a BarTender process to go ahead and print it.

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    Legacy Poster

    thank you. so i guess i hit a wall already with our current version.

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