I don’t think so, no: the form isn’t visible from the component.

I have worked round this by having a method in the host, callable by the 
component, which opens a specified form (for my purposes, using DIALOG, but I 
can’t see why ADD RECORD shouldn’t be OK as well). It works.


> On 17 Jan 2019, at 05:49, Chip Scheide via 4D_Tech <4d_tech@lists.4d.com> 
> wrote:
> I have been reading through the docs on components, and I am not clear.
> If I have a component, and I want to add a record to a host table, 
> using an entry form defined in the host system. Can I do the following 
> in the component, and expect it to work?
> $Table:=$1   // pointer to table to add a record
> $Input_Form:=$2   // entry form to use, text
> FORM SET INPUT($Table->;$input_Form)
> ADD RECORD($Table->)
> Thanks
> Chip

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