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Hi folks - i am fairly new to using Access and have a slight problem - i have 2 database tables one called MAX and the other called Product List.
I a having a problem with a form that i have created. I have set it up so that my combo box called "PT/Code" when clicked populates another 2 fields with information to the code that has been selected. It gets this information from a table called Product List. in this table there are 4 fields Product_ID (primary key) product - text, Target hours - number, Planned hourly rate - number.

Once i have saved the infomation i look at the table MAX and it server the Product_id rather than the Product (which i want it do) into a field called pt_code.

Can anyone advise how i can do this as i say i am fairly new to Access so any help or advice would be fantastic

Thanks
Sep 5 '08 #1
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NeoPa
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You can look at the properties of your ComboBox control, to change which data is returned as the value.

However, I wouldn't advise it.

Storing the code is a better way of handling this. Storing the actual name of the product would generally be considered a "wrong" way to go about things.
Sep 6 '08 #2

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