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Timothy Weaver said:child interface to create an event
Can you clarify what you mean by this? What is the interface a "child" of? What exactly do you mean by "create an event"?
I have a parent interface which is an activity, you can click a link inside the parent (activity) to open the child interface embedded on the parent interface, to create an event. After you fill out the required fields on the embedded child interface I need to be able to select the save button on the child (embedded) interface and have the start process link write the info to the database table. Either that or the submit button at the end of the parent activity interface to start the process model, I'm ok with either one, but right now I can have the child (event) interface open by itself and works perfectly, its just when it is actually up and running on the site that it gives the error that the event from the child interface is null
Timothy Weaver said:parent interface which is an activity
This isn't standard terminology AFAIK (but what do I know...) - are you saying the interface is used in a user input task? Or by "activity" are you referring to something else? I'm just confused since "activity" is not a normal descriptive term for an appian interface, one way or the other, without quite a bit more context at least.
Timothy Weaver said:to create an event
i'm still unclear what you mean by this. What exactly is an "event" in the context you're using here? Or is it just an arbitrary new data entry of some sort, unrelated to the particular Appian processes/objects?
Timothy Weaver said:I need to be able to select the save button on the child (embedded) interface and have the start process link write the info to the database table
This could just be my confusion here but it sounds like you're trying to mash together 3 or 4 pieces of unrelated functionality all at once.
1) why is the fact that the interface in question is a "child interface" relevant? Appian doesn't particularly care whether some form interaction happens in a child versus parent interface (afaik the interpreter sees them all as sort of 'flattened' in any case)
2) why are you trying to use a Start Process Link in a Save button? Firstly, buttons can't have Start Process Links (since they're not a link); secondly, I'm confused why you wouldn't just use a standard process model for this, having your button submit the interface, do some activity (save to a table, etc), then proceed where you want. Can you clarify what your intended process flow is, here? Maybe a screenshot or two of what your setup is?
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