troubleshooting Question

Filemaker Pro 10 drop-down list editing restriction

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Is there any way to restrict user from entering data in a field that is setup with drop-down list that uses values from a field in a separate database in Filemaker Pro 10. It appears that if you get the value from a field the "Include “Edit...” item to allow editing of value list" is grayed out. Currently the user can enter the field and select the arrow to show and hide the list or just enter data into the field that is not on the drop-down list. I want the users to only use the data from the field in the separate external database. The reason for the separate database is that I have 3 seperate databases that use the same value list information and do not want to have to maintain the value lists in all 3 databases for additions or changes.
Will Loving
President, Dedication Technologies, Inc.

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