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Posted on 2012-03-12
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Hi,

I have a combo box which looks up the authorname table.
This combo box is pretty long and I am trying to make it easy for users to find this name from the combo box.

I am looking for a functionality like as you type, possible names wil show up.

Is this doable using the combo box? What control do I need to use?

I need to find a name and save it.
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Helen Feddema earned 2000 total points
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This is a built-in feature of Access.  As you type, you should go to the next match in the combo box list.  Is that not happening?
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by:dkim18
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You are right. Thank for pointing that out.
It is working. The problem was I tied the primary key and name together to display so when the users were typing a name it didn't show up becuase it started with number then name.
Thanks.
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