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Order & OrderDetails Database Shipping Fulfilment Reports

Thread began 12/29/2009 6:24 pm by Kevin373660 | Last modified 12/30/2009 12:58 pm by Kevin373660 | 740 views | 1 replies

Eric Mittman

I think the best way to implement this type of listing would be in a details page that is linked to from an orders results page.

If you ahve a results page for orders already then you just need to add in a page for the order details. The idea is that this details page would have a recordset on it that would select all from the order details table where the order id matches the selected order from the order results page.

How you craft this is to make a link out of the order number on the order results page. This link will go to your new details page. In this link you will need to pass along the order id.

Next you create the details page that has the recordset on it. This recordset will be filtered on your URL parameter that you added to the link on the order results page.

With the page setup like this you will be able to select an order and on this details page you will see all of the items and prices for that order. If you would also like to show all of the info from the order table you can do that also, you will need to update the query though.

To view all of the info you would need to have a join query that joins the orders and order details table on the order id, it would look something like this:

SELECT * FROM order_details
JOIN order ON order_details.orderID = orders.orderID
WHERE order_details.orderID = <your URL parameter>

This would allow you access to the info from the order record as well as the details of the order.

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