Access 2013 Query

I have created a query based on a table of contractors that I have. When I open up the query I get the following error:

"The Settings you entered isn't valid for this property."

I have double checked the table settings and they are all set up to be short text or number.  I have check with other revision of my database and nothing has changed.  Is there a way to fix this error before my users start working in it?  

Also I have a side question, is it possible to make a report with a drop down list so that we can print reports out per item instead of have 20 different buttons to sort them out?
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Jeffrey CoachmanMIS LiasonCommented:
Delete the query
Run the compact/repair utility
Recreate the query.
If that does not work, then please post the SQL behind the query

Also I have a side question, is it possible to make a report with a drop down list so that we can print reports out per item instead of have 20 different buttons to sort them out?
This is really a separate/unrelated question that should be dealt with in a separate/new question, ...but yes, this is possible,
There is a combobox wizard that will help you create a combobox from the Items table (and include the ItemID).
...then you can use code like this to filter for the selected item
    DoCmd.OpenReport "YourReport", acViewPreview, , "ItemID=" & Me.YourCombobox

kris45068Author Commented:
Thanks for your reply.  I tried what you posted and recreated the query, but got the same pop up message.  Here is the SQL for the query.

SELECT ContractorNames.*
FROM ContractorNames;

I have also posted a screenshot of the Table in which I am pulling the information from.

Thanks for the help.
Jeffrey CoachmanMIS LiasonCommented:

Lets first get you naming right.
As far as I can tell, the table name should be: tblContractors
...because it is a table of contractor fields, ...not just contractor names.

Second you have no: "ContractorNames" field in your table, I am not quite sure what you were trying to do with that query...

In this case try the query like this:

FROM tblContractors

Works fine for me...

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