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i have situation in which i have to show a lookup field in a form .if i am using a TDBLookUpCombobox I am facing a situation where in the view i am not able to restrict the view of look up records other than the keyone .but during the insert mode i have to show all the records so that the user can select the req one.
how am i supposed to proceed on this
pala
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by:kretzschmar
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TDBLookUpCombobox does this for you automatically,
if it is correct configured
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by:palabros
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can u explain the config
i have tried with readonly and all
pala
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by:kretzschmar
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maybe i understand your q not correct,

but just supply the properties

-databasename
-datafiled
-lookupdataset (or similar name)
-keyfield
-lookupresultfield

with proper values

meikl ;-)
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by:palabros
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let me explain .My situation is that
i have a view and insert in the same form.
1)during view menu click  of a particular record i just want to show the look up corresponding to that record.
2)but during the insert mode i should be able to show the entire look up records.
the second part i am able to do with a TDBlookupcombobox.
but that TDBLookupCombobox Shows the entire records in the view of a particular record also which i don't want .
hope u understand .
i don't want to disable the TDBlookupcombox can change it view style to cssimple as in TDBcombobox.with some code.
with warm regards
pala

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by:nestorua
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HI,
I still don't understand you exactly, so I try to ask you:
1.When you SHOW (or view as you said) the Field Value, (and maybe EDIT)
you use TDBLookupComboBox.
2.When you INSERT a new record you want to give the user to choose from another list of values.
If so, simply change the corresponding LookupDataSet
(and maybe KeyField, ResultField).
Sincerely,
Nestorua.
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by:palabros
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Hi nestorua
in My view mode i don't want the user to see the entire lookup  options but only the corresponding record .but in the edit/insert mode i want the user to be able to see the entire look up options.
presently i am trying it loading the entire options to a TDBCombobox in the insert/Edit mode
while in view mode i make the style of TDBCombobox =csSimple
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