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Set Default Value in a DBLookupComboBox

Posted on 2004-04-15
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I'm using a stock version of Delphi 7 and would like to display default values in combo boxes.

I've got DBLookupComboBoxes hooked up to a database source (grabbing values from a lookup table) and working properly; however, I would like to (upon creating a new record) automatically load a default value in the combo box (so as to save the user time by not *having* to select a value if none exists (or isn't applicable), for example).

As it stands right now, a user must manually select values for each combo box upon the creation of a new record...which can be a time-consuming practice (especially if the user selects the value (N/A or none)).

Any help on this would be appreciated.  Thanks!
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mokule earned 50 total points
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Hi

After creation new record You should set default values for fields which are DataFields in DBLookupComboBoxes
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   .KeyValue of LookupDataSet
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by:zaskem
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mokule,

Thanks for the insight.  That has corrected the problem and it's working as anticipated.

Ivanov_G, I will also be looking further into your suggestion for another option elsewhere in the program.

Thanks again!
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