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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2009

    Unanswered: Storing values from combo box

    I have a number of fields that will need to collect numeric information that the user enters.

    However, I also need to implement a combo box for the choices "N/A" and "Unknown." These will be assigned values -1 and -2.

    The problem is that I would like to display the numeric value if that's what is entered, or else "N/A" or "Unknown" if that's selected instead. It does strike me as a bit unrealistic, but I was wondering if someone has any ideas.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2004
    Chicago, IL
    Are the numeric values limited to certain values? Or is there an unlimited number of values. If the values are limited you could create a table with all of the possibilities and have the numeric value in one field and the description in another the data would look like:


    What do want the user to see when they expand the combo box? Unknown and N/A followed by a whole list of numbers?

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Provided Answers: 15
    See: Forms: Adding "All" to a listbox or combobox
    It provides two ways for doing that.
    Have a nice day!

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