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Solved: Access 2007 Field Lookup

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by ibanezsicko, Oct 11, 2010.

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  1. ibanezsicko

    ibanezsicko Thread Starter

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    Hi,

    I have two tables and i want to lookup a value of one from the other.

    The first table contains a field called Department.
    The other field has Department ID and Description.

    I want to display the descriptions in the first tables Department field.

    I've tried the lookup wizard data type in design mode, but it just returns the Department ID's instead of the descriptions.



    EDIT

    problem was my logic. no worries.


    Any help appreciated.


    Lewis
     
  2. OBP

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    Lewis, it should only show the ID, as that is what it should store. Seeing the Description is what Forms are for, users should not really interact directly with tables.
     
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