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Save text instead of ID (value)

Thread began 8/04/2009 6:43 am by fredrik.andersson231264 | Last modified 8/04/2009 5:37 pm by Eric Mittman | 1386 views | 2 replies |

fredrik.andersson231264

Save text instead of ID (value)

Hi,
I might probably completely wrong and this is more a mm_insert-issue, but it's the dynamic dropdown extension that causes me to be in this situation so I'll write a line..

We have a page regarding registering to a martial arts competition. The weightclasses differs between the genders so we thought Dynamic dropdowns could be a good idea.

Dropdown 1: Gender (male/female)
Dropdown 2: Belt (Black, white, blue etc.)
Dropdown 3: Weight classes (74 kg, 82 kg etc. list depending on gender)

We have finally got it running och connected a formbutton and mm-insert to the form to save their choices in MS access.

Our problem is that it saves the ID's and we really need to have it saving the text (i.e. Male, Black, 74 kg instead of 1, 7, 24) choosed in the different dropdowns.

We would greatly appreciate any help/assistance to do this as the function right now is useless to us.

Best regards
Fredrik

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fredrik.andersson231264

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Eric Mittman

There are a few ways that you could accomplish this but I think the most simple would be to include some new recordsets on the page for these three tables that will be filtered by the id values from the select list.

You then need to update the insert to use the values from this recordset rather than the form values it is using now. This second part may require you to edit the code for the insert.

If these values are coming from three different tables then you should add in three recordsets, one for each table. They should be simple recordsets that are filtered on the posted values from their respective select list.

When you edit the insert you will replace the posted values with the recordset values for their label rather than the id's.

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