Use column property of combo box to update text box
Posted on 2004-08-19
I have 2 combo boxes: cboA and cboB. Depends on what vlaue is being selected in cboA, the values in cboB change dynamically. For instance, in the Kelly Blue Book when you choose "Toyota" in the "make" field, the "Model" field will dynamically get all the Toyota models (Camry, Corolla, Matrix.....).
cboB is based on a table with a bound column (id) and an unbound column (actual text). I have set them both visible but the bound column width to 0.01", so when users pull down the list they will only see the text.
This works for me fine. However, cboB doesn't keep the text once you move focus to another row, although the id (bound column) has been saved to the base table.
There is a MS Knowledge base article (93138) suggested using a text box to display the value. I tested it and the text box still won't keep the text once moved focus to another row. When come back to the original row the text box is empty.
The control Source property of the text box is:
Need quick help. Thanks.