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Understanding Parent-Child(=Response) document hierarchy
David Lichtenegger 05/25/2016 10:25 AM
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I know that Notes is no relational database. But I can't imagine there's no solution for the following case I need in nearly every database:

I have parent documents and related child-documents in a database. How do you create a view with response documents and integrate a column with data from the parent document? Do I always need to inherit a field from the parent document to the response document and then show it?

Isn't this how we did it 20 years ago? ;-)
To achieve a consistency of data is unneccessarily difficult in my opinion, if I always have to make sure, that all response documents get updated when the parent doc changes...

Or have I overlooked something fundamental?

Thank you all for your help... :-)

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