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Reports Showing Lookup Cells

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

  1. Mark Cline

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    I've created a report that needs to show the contents of a lookup cell. How
    can I get it to show the text in the lookup cell instead of the ID number the
    lookup is connected to?
     
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  3. Dennis

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    Reference the coloumn number of the lookup cell instead of just the lookup cell

    =[LookUpCellName].[Column](1)

    "Mark Cline" wrote:

    > I've created a report that needs to show the contents of a lookup cell. How
    > can I get it to show the text in the lookup cell instead of the ID number the
    > lookup is connected to?
     
  4. Mark Cline

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    The cell in the report that has the name [Main Menu].[Line] is the lookup
    cell. It gives a drop down menu in the tables that goes to [Line].[Line].
    When I tell the report to refrence to =[Main Menu].[Column](4) and run the
    report it prompts me to enter something much like a parameter query would
    with [Main Menu] being the parameter. When I make the report reference to
    =[Line].[Column](1) it prints #Name? on the report where the line name should
    be. What am I doing wrong?

    "Dennis" wrote:

    > Reference the coloumn number of the lookup cell instead of just the lookup cell
    >
    > =[LookUpCellName].[Column](1)
    >
    > "Mark Cline" wrote:
    >
    > > I've created a report that needs to show the contents of a lookup cell. How
    > > can I get it to show the text in the lookup cell instead of the ID number the
    > > lookup is connected to?
     
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