Trying to fill field with data from query column

I am using an after update event of a combo box field to attempt to fill another field with data.

Here is my code but there is a syntax error somewhere.

Me.txtDuties = DLookup("[Duties]", "qryDuty", "[JobN]=" & Forms!frmWageSurveys!cboProposedLaborCat.Column(1))


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Dale FyeCommented:
What error are you getting?

The Column property of a combo box is zero based, so Column(1) actually is the 2nd column in the rowsource of the combo box.  Is that actually the column you want to use, or do you want to use Column(0)?

If that (Column(1)) is correct, then is that a text value or numeric?  If text, you need to wrap that value in quotes within your DLOOKUP; I usually do it like:

Dim strCriteria as string

'if Column(1) is numeric, use this line
strCriteria = "[JobN]=" & Forms!frmWageSurveys!cboProposedLaborCat.Column(1)
'if Column(1) is text, use:
'strCriteria = "[JobN]='" & Forms!frmWageSurveys!cboProposedLaborCat.Column(1) & "'"

debug.print strCriteria
Me.txtDuties = DLookup("[Duties]", "qryDuty", strCriteria)

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