MS ACCESS CANNOT SELECT RECORD FROM COMBO BOX

I am trying to select record in continuous form with combo box and populating other records with combo box. Its not working I had attached example files. Thanks in advance. Please look at explain.jpg file it will tell you what i am trying to achieve.
MYDATABASE.accdb
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Roger GillManagerAsked:
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John TsioumprisSoftware & Systems EngineerCommented:
Take a look at my attachment
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Hamed NasrRetired IT ProfessionalCommented:
This happens because your form fields are unbound.
Make your form fields bound to table fields.
In design mode:
Select Text1 unbound field, and type in = respective field name from table.
Or set it in Property sheet.
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Dale FyeOwner, Developing Solutions LLCCommented:
if you mean you have a combo box in the form header or footer, as a way to search for a record, then you do NOT want to bind that control to anything.

Instead, use the AfterUpdate event of the control to search for the record and select it, something like:
Private Sub cboSearchName_AfterUpdate

    Dim strCriteria as string
    if me.cboSearchName & "" = "" then Exit Sub

    with me.recordsetclone
        strCriteria = "[LastName] =  '" & me.cboSearchName & "'"
        'strCriteria = "[ID] = " & me.cboSearchName     'use this if the bound column of the combo box is an ID value
        .findfirst strCriteria
        if .nomatch then 
             msgbox "unable to find record 
        Else
            me.bookmark = .bookmark
        End IF
    End With

End Sub

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Roger GillManagerAuthor Commented:
Thanks :John Tsioumpris andThanks  , work like charm !
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Roger GillManagerAuthor Commented:
Thanks alot for your time and effort !!
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John TsioumprisSoftware & Systems EngineerCommented:
glad for helping you
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