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Old March 14th, 2005, 04:51 PM
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I'm new to access and am trying to recreate a similar form to the Northwind Database "Orders" form. In this form the customer ID is a combo box and when a customer is selected the rest of the bill to/ship to fields automatically fill in. I have reviewed the "order's form structure. I've created a similar select query, but I can't get my fields to auto fill.

Any help would be apprciated.

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This could be a number of things - the first would be ensure that each control on the form is bound to a field in the recordsource. To find out if each is bound, look at the properties for a control such as textbox, and under the data tab, see what is entered in the Bound Property.

Once we get that fixed, we can work on the rest of it.


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The "Orders" form in Northwinds is bound to the orders query. Each of the text boxes contols are linked to the same query. I have each of my text boxes set in the same manner. One thing I did notice is that in the northwinds, in the customerID textbox, it uses a "Select Distinct" query for it's row source. I'm not able to recreate this. I can only get a "Select" query, yet it's design structure looks the same.

My goal here is to select a vendor, have the vendor's details and unique items be diplayed so I can select them to place an order.

Thanks for your help

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