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Wizard Dropdown menus don't update records

Thread began 8/30/2010 12:28 am by ken413883 | Last modified 8/30/2010 1:03 pm by ken413883 | 1285 views | 4 replies


Wizard Dropdown menus don't update records

I have a multiple table database with several tables being used almost exclusively for drop down menu input (to minimize user spelling/typo issues).

When I create the dropdown menu's in DataAssist Wizard, they create perfectly, look great, and are completely useless.

I followed the Data Assist tutorial (which I can't find again ... GDI!!) where I learned how to make the menu dropdowns, and they worked great the first time I did it, but then I realized, I wanted the "name" not the "id" to show in the results and details pages.

I re-ran the wizard (about 12 times now) and I can't get menu drop downs to display only the name, sort by the name, etc...doing NOTHING with the ID.

I tried to add an INNER JOIN to the query at one point, and that didn't work either, although, given there is no associative table between the 2 tables, I don't think that is necessary...

Thoughts? Help? Bandage for my head or repair kit for my desk?


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