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I a form i get the user to select a value from a combo box  or it might be a list.      It uses to fields the id number and the text,  but only the text is displayed.

I want the item selected to be displayed on a report in a label.   However when I try this the number of the text item selected is displayed.

RE: label

That's because the actual value of the control is the ID field.  To access the text value, you need to use the columns property, I believe.  Look at the help topic "Column Property" in the help file.


RE: label

if you don't want to change the bound column, you could try a dlookup:

me.label = dlookup("textfield", "tblwhatever", "id = '" & idnameonreport & "'"

Mike Rohde

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