Lookup & Relationship functionality in a table
Posted on 2012-04-06
I'm just getting started with Access 2010, I was half-decent with Access 2003 a few years back.
So I am setting up my tables and relationships. I have a junction table "position candidates" that has the M-M relationship of positions and candidates, for a start-up business. So one candidate might be targeted for multiple positions, and each position is going to have multiple candidates to choose from.
When doing the Lookup & Relationship in the table view, I say "I want the lookup field to get the values from another table", but I'm only allowed to choose from tables, and not from queries . . . so this seems limiting to me.
If I remember my lessons from EE from Access 2003, it was to not use this lookup relationships. But I am a long way off from being able to design good forms, I was hoping to get my data going and then turn my attention to the forms.