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    ? about drop-down box

    In my v.5 database, for my "Payment Option" I have a drop-down box. When I tab to that field, it is on the 1st choice and I can just use the down-arrow key on my keyboard to go to the next choice.

    If I choose the 3rd choice, the next record I enter, that choice is still highlighted and I can just use the keyboard up-down arrow to choose a different choice (unless I close the form completely and then re-open it again).

    Since I brought this form (database) into v.9, when I tab to that field, I have to actually click on the arrow-down icon in the field box to get to that choice.

    What do I need to do to make it work the same as it was in v.5?

    I have also tried creating a new drop-down box and get the same results.



    Re: ? about drop-down box

    This is the same, just set it as you need it if you are popping up from field rules.

    Let us know if you are popping up another way?

    See thumbnail

    Dave Mason
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    Skype is dave.mason46


      Re: ? about drop-down box

      I guess I don't understand what you are asking.

      How do I get to the screen you show on the image?

      I can only see the properties.

      Originally posted by DaveM View Post
      This is the same, just set it as you need it if you are popping up from field rules.

      Let us know if you are popping up another way?

      See thumbnail



        Re: ? about drop-down box

        If your lookup is done within the form, this is not the way to go
        choose the table where the field is
        choose field rules
        choose the field you are working with
        choose lookup

        If your lookup is done within the form, this is the way to go

        you would access it by way of clicking the form field in design mode
        choose properties
        then you could choose the type of lookup there
        Dave Mason
        [email protected]
        Skype is dave.mason46