Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

Troubleshooting
Research
Professional Opinions
Ask a Question
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE

troubleshooting Question

Access SQL / VBA how to display name instead of ID with relationships

Avatar of Akhater
AkhaterFlag for Lebanon asked on
Microsoft Access
10 Comments1 Solution171 ViewsLast Modified:
Hi
Assuming I have 2 tables
Table1
Table1ID (Autonumber)
Name (Text)

Table 2
ID (Autonumber)
Table1ID (for table relationship)
wathebver (text)


I want to create table 2 programatically

CREATE TABLE Table2
(
   IDAUTOINCREMENT PRIMARY KEY,
   Table1ID INTEGER NOT NULL CONSTRAINT FK_Table1ID  
        REFERENCES Table1 (Table1ID),
    NoteDate DATETIME
)

this is creating the relationship but the display in the table is the ID from table 1, how can i change that to be the "Name" field in Table1 like when i do it from the wizard in Access?

thank you
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
Avatar of Akhater
AkhaterFlag of Lebanon imageSolutions Architect

Our community of experts have been thoroughly vetted for their expertise and industry experience.

Commented:
This problem has been solved!
Unlock 1 Answer and 10 Comments.
See Answers