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excel macro select from combo/select box

Posted on 2013-10-28
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I am looking for advice to select values from a combo box

essentially my macro connects to oracle db and queries a table and allows the user to specify the where claue input field i.e like so

 strSQL = "Select projectnum,description from projects where " & InputBox(Prompt:="Your where clause.", _

essentially my where clause statements are contained in another table called queries

here the colomn queries.whereclause contains the actual where clause

how do i create a combo or select box to select the where clause automatically?

any ideas would be great

essentially it should do the following in psueadocode

 strSQL = "Select projectnum,description from projects where " & (select queries.whereclause value)

thanks in advance!
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I have attached a workbook with a combo-box example.  Columns A and B are used to generate the entries for the list box.  I use the A column as an index as the combo-box returns the entry being selected -- not the value.  Cell D1 is used to hold the value that is selected and F2 is using a vlookup to display the selection.  There is a macro that is attached to the combo-box that executes when selecting an item.  It will use the message box that displays the selection using F2.
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Tom

how can i get this to read from Oracle then?
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by:gowflow
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I see this question is long time outstanding, do you still need help on this one too ?
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rutgermons earned 0 total points
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i actually got it to work myself so no worries!
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