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    5 Star Lounger
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    Deleting linked records (XP, 2000)

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    Plutonium Lounger
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    Re: Deleting linked records (XP, 2000)

    This is controlled by the relationships between the tables. In the Relationships window, you can create relationships, and edit existing ones (by double clicking the line between two tables). If you tick the Referential Integrity and Cascading Deletes check boxes, deleting a record in the table on the "one" side will automatically delete all related records in the table on the "many" side. The text in the customary dialog "You are about to delete 37 record(s)" will be modified to reflect this.

    Note: you can only set referential integrity if you have a primary key on the link field in the table on the "one" side.

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