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Question about 1:n relationships and linking the same field through different entities

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I understand what 1:n or n:1 relationships set out to do.

However, what I'm unsure about is how to get that particular field for which a relationship has been created across to the other entity.

The thing is, when we create 1:n relationship we are saying 1 entity 'X' can have many entities 'Y'. Then we can specify the field to link this relationship by writing it in the 'Display Name'.

But on the related entity, how do we pick up this field when it belongs to the primary entity?

Is the idea to create a field of exactly the same name, and the relationship then flows through to the related entity?

thanks for your help.


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