troubleshooting Question

lookup data from another table in Access 2010

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Hello everyone,

I have two tables, Employees and TableB. Employees contains EmployeeID and EmployeeName, TableB contains their address.

I have a form in TableB that holds the employees address,  and on the top of the form, I'd like to be able to enter the EmployeeID into the field and have it find the EmployeeName and display it in an unbound field on the TableB form. I know this is easy, but for the love of me, I cannot figure it out.

The example above is only an example of what I am trying to do, it is not the exact scenario so please do not ask why am I keeping that data in two tables, etc. The concept I am looking for is simple, enter EmployeeID in a field and have it retrieve the EmployeeName from the Employees table and display it in an unbound field.


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