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Lookup Field to be used to open records and create records...

Discussion in 'Information Technology' started by jejesmith52, Jul 28, 2006.

  1. jejesmith52

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    I have a form which shows fields that contain people's contact information.
    What I would like to do is have the last name field be a lookup field you can
    use to choose which person's info to look at. You type in a last name, it
    autocompletes, you either hit enter when the autocomplete is correct, or
    scroll through the drop down list to choose a name. This I can do. The
    problem is, I also want this field to be bound to the last name column of a
    table so that if someone is entering a new contact, the information they type
    in this field is stored as a new last name and they can fill in the rest of
    the information. It seems like this should be possible, but I can't seem to
    get all the stuff right. It seems I can only get it to be a field that they
    enter information into or a field that opens a record. is there a way to do
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