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how do I make the lastname and first show

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How do I make the last name and first name show in the box with red circle around.  See attached. screen screen
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Question by:Kdankwah
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by:Barry Cunney
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If the box you are referring to is a combo box the for the rowsource query you need a expression field in the query which concatenates the forst name and last name from the separate first name and last name fields in the relevant underlying table - In Design select box and press F4 for the poperties
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by:Kdankwah
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This is the syntax I am using on the field.  I need to get it to read first and lastname together

SELECT [Contacts Extended].[Last Name], [Contacts Extended].[First Name], [Contacts Extended].ID
FROM [Contacts Extended]
ORDER BY [Contacts Extended].[Last Name], [Contacts Extended].[First Name], [Contacts Extended].ID;
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by:Eric Sherman
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In your ComboBox, what is the Bound Field (Employee ID, Last Name, etc.)???

Can you upload a sample db in Access 2000 format???


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by:Kdankwah
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Its bound to last name, but I can change to ID.
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by:Eric Sherman
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<<<<<Its bound to last name, but I can change to ID.>>>>>>

What do you need it to be??

Can you upload a sample ...  will probably make it a lot faster.

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by:Eric Sherman
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Also, I would change the Bound Field to a Unique ID field so you will handle duplicate last names properly.

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JVWC earned 500 total points
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You'll need to change the layout of your combo for the different nomber of columns...

Something like:

SELECT [Contacts Extended].[Last Name] & " " & [Contacts Extended].[First Name] AS FullName, [Contacts Extended].ID
FROM [Contacts Extended]
ORDER BY [Contacts Extended].[Last Name], [Contacts Extended].[First Name], [Contacts Extended].ID;

Cheers
JC
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