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Base: Trying to create a lookup control with a listbox. Doesn't work.

asked 2017-10-20 18:47:46 +0200

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Attempting to create a lookup control in Base as per But doesn't work as the drop down list is empty.

Linux Sparky 4.13.0-1-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.13.4-1 (2017-10-01) x86_64 GNU/Linux Libreoffice version

The work around is to create a table containing the required values and use a SELECT statement within a combobox.

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answered 2017-10-20 19:06:47 +0200

Ratslinger gravatar image


If you want to specify your own items in the list box, input then in the properties under the General tab in the List entries item. Each entry should be on its own line (done with Shift & Enter) so entries A, B, C, D will result in "A";"B";"C";"D" when done.

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answered 2017-10-20 20:02:32 +0200

johnh009 gravatar image

Thank you. That works a treat.

This can be closed. Do I do it, or does an 'administrator'?

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