[ic] Search within search on multiple tables
Thu, 21 Dec 2000 16:48:06 -0700 (MST)
Well no offence, but that is just stupid... Why would you list the same product
in several tables and not use the same sku number?
Quoting Jason Currell <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Actually I was wondering more about embeded loops....
> The [item-data table column] tag gives you the cell in another
> table that has the same index as the table you just searched
> through, but what if my tables don't share the same index.
> For example:
> Table #1
> Product Table #2
> Descriptions Products
> ------------ --------
> ProductID------- SKU
> Name \-------ProductID
> Description Color
> ImageURL Size
> I'm selling T-shirts for a record company. They all have the
> same logo on them and therefore have the same Description, etc..
> We have different prices for the items based on color and size.
> Also we have different numbers of Large or Small items in inventory.
> The above two tables model the data quite nicely, the problem is
> Interchange doesn't seem to have a way to allow me to do a search
> on, for example "Skinny Puppy" in the ProductDescriptions table and
> output one product description with each of the size's and prices
> we carry on the same page.
> eg) output:
> Skinny Puppy T-shirt
> This is a really cool T-shirt from the early days of Skinny Puppy.
> Large/Black $20 Large/White $18
> Small/Black $15 Small/White $14
> Anybody have any ideas how I would do this using interchange?
> The way that makes sense is to do a search through Product_Description
> and then do another search with fi=products/sf=ProductID/se=[item-code].
> So I need to know:
> 1) Does interchange do embedded loops?
> 2) Will interchange allow me to set the se= field for a search
> to a variable/interchange value of some sort, eg. se=[scratch]
> >I'm wondering if anybody knows how to do multilevel searches.
> >For example lets say I have a products table and a price table.
> >How would I do a search on the description in the products table
> >and use the results of that search to then search the product
> >table (all in the same page).
> >Is there a way to embed <search-region> tags. eg:
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