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I have a form with a combobox.  The query for the combobox shows a few values more than one time so I want it to be a DISTINCT query.  But I also want the user to be able to type anything they want to type in the field.  It appears that if the combobox query is DISTINCT they can't type free text in the field.

Correct?  Or is there a work-around for this?

--Steve
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It isn't the DISTINCT key word that is keeping you from entering free text, it is the Limit to List property  OR  the bound column is not the only column.

Normally when you use a combo, you show text but store an ID.  In this case, you must store the text.
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