troubleshooting Question

Access 2010 Visual Basic: How to have “upstream” combobox choice restrict/filter “downstream” combobox choice

Avatar of stuckp1
stuckp1 asked on
Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft AccessMicrosoft Applications
3 Comments1 Solution538 ViewsLast Modified:
Background:

•      I have two comboboxes that take their data from linked SQL Server tables.
•      The first combobox Temporary_Or_Permanent has the user choose either “Temporary” or “Permanent” as a value. Temporary_Or_Permanent combobox choices
•      The second combobox DB_Type should show only data that matches data from the choice made in Temporary_Or_Permanent field once the User clicks to activate the dropdown of the DB_Type field. Db_Type combobox and underlying database table

The Problem:
•      I’m struggling to find a way in Visual Basic, in the  After Update event, to have the choice of Temporary_Or_Permanent field figure in some kind of filter.  
•      Do I use a WHERE clause query?
•      Is there some specialized function?
•      How do I populate a Combobox?
Join the community to see this answer!
Join our exclusive community to see this answer & millions of others.
Unlock 1 Answer and 3 Comments.
Join the Community
Learn from the best

Network and collaborate with thousands of CTOs, CISOs, and IT Pros rooting for you and your success.

Andrew Hancock - VMware vExpert
See if this solution works for you by signing up for a 7 day free trial.
Unlock 1 Answer and 3 Comments.
Try for 7 days

”The time we save is the biggest benefit of E-E to our team. What could take multiple guys 2 hours or more each to find is accessed in around 15 minutes on Experts Exchange.

-Mike Kapnisakis, Warner Bros