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Elvi (IS/IT--Management) (OP)
16 Nov 00 10:42
I am trying to add a lookup column to a table and I keep getting the error message that "field can only be defined once."

Any help?  The column should lookup information from table in the db

Helpful Member!  kathryn (Programmer)
16 Nov 00 12:00
OK, are you creating a field using the lookup wizard?  If so, at what step are you getting the error?

MichaelRed (Programmer)
16 Nov 00 12:03
in this situation, "LookUp" refers to a PROPERTY of the Field, similar to the Number / Type.  It is a tab on the properties which you see at the bottom of the screen in the table design view.

There is never time to do it right but there is always time to do it over
Elvi (IS/IT--Management) (OP)
16 Nov 00 14:55
Yes, I am using the wizard and it is at the final step when it asks me "What label would you like for your lookup column"

No matter what name I choose it gives me the error message: "Can't define field more than once"

kathryn (Programmer)
16 Nov 00 15:25
I just found this on the MS KnowledgeBase:

It is KB article 175217.  Does this help at all?  It's not exactly the same error message, but it is similar.

Elvi (IS/IT--Management) (OP)
17 Nov 00 9:35
Perfect, many thanks Katheryn

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