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How can I check if a record exists before inserting

Thread began 5/05/2009 8:40 am by doggyDivemaster | Last modified 6/03/2009 3:12 pm by doggyDivemaster | 8389 views | 25 replies


How can I check if a record exists before inserting

I need to check whether a record already exists with the same description as that in a form being submitted for insert by DataAssist and, if it does, don't insert and redirect.

Previously, I could have fudged it by using Dreamweaver's 'Check New Username' behaviour and substituting my description field for the behaviour's username.

I need to use the DataAssist insert record behaviour because I am also using Digital File Pro on the same page but Check New User Name doesn't work with DataAssist's insert record behaviour.

Is their an easy way to check if a record exists prior to insert using WebAssist's tools?

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