To get the most recent custom child record on a parent record via SuiteScript, below is a sample snippet of code.//gets the number of child records
var lineCount = nlapiGetLineItemCount('recmachcustrecord_issue_child_title');
var recent = 0;
for (i = 1; i <= lineCount; i++)
//gets the id # of the current selected child record
temp = nlapiGetLineItemValue('recmachcustrecord_issue_child_title', 'id', i);
//comparison of values for the id #'s which determines the most recent record
if (recent < temp)
recent = temp;
recent = recent;
//loads the most recent child record in view mode
nlapiSetRedirectURL('RECORD', 'customrecord_issue_record_history', recent);
The above code was used on a user event script deployed on the Issue record.
The parameter 'recmachcustrecord_issue_child_title' is the id of the Title field of the custom child record linked to the parent record.
The parameter 'customrecord_issue_record_history' is the id of the custom child record type.
The above snippet of code gets the most recent child record based on the id # of the child records. The higher the number, the most recent the record is. I then used the most recent id # to load the custom child record in view mode.
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