Subject Re: Combobox
From Mervyn Bick <invalid@invalid.invalid>
Date Sat, 17 Sep 2022 17:05:11 +0200
Newsgroups dbase.getting-started

On 2022/09/17 16:46, bob McKinney wrote:
> Hi All:  I 'm having a problem with comboboxes being used for lookups.  In my datamodule all of the lookup tables
> have the SQL set to [ Select * from "table name"]   (Customer", Country, whatever).  On a form the combox is datalinked to [ State ID ] -  (Country ID, typeofbus ID, terms ID, or whatever).
> 1st Problem: On this test form I can't get the combobox to load.  The dropdown is blank.
> 2nd Problem: On another form, I don't know what I did to load the comboxes but I did.  I selected a state,
> ( Country,Terms, Whatever) ,It not only loads the rowset's state field  that you are working with, it also changes
> every rowset State field in the whole table.  (like the old code While not EOF()  )  Not too helpful.

If you are only using each combobox to look up a value then assign the
field to the dataSource property NOT to the dataLink property.

The most likely cause of an empty dropdown list is an empty table. :-(
Has the query's active property been set true in the data module?