Ask Your Question
0

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

asked 2017-10-20 18:47:46 +0100

this post is marked as community wiki

This post is a wiki. Anyone with karma >75 is welcome to improve it.

Attempting to create a lookup control in Base as per https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/questi.... 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 5.4.2.1.0+

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

edit retag flag offensive close merge delete

2 Answers

Sort by » oldest newest most voted
0

answered 2017-10-20 19:06:47 +0100

Ratslinger gravatar image

Hello,

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.

edit flag offensive delete link more
0

answered 2017-10-20 20:02:32 +0100

johnh009 gravatar image

Thank you. That works a treat.

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

edit flag offensive delete link more

Comments

@john009 In future please respond with comment to answer you are responding to (may be multiple answers). Answers should be used for response to original question.

If my answer has satisfied your question please click on the ✔ (upper left area of my answer).

You can close a question by clicking on the Xclose lower right portion of your question.

Ratslinger gravatar imageRatslinger ( 2017-10-20 20:10:03 +0100 )edit
Login/Signup to Answer

Question Tools

1 follower

Stats

Asked: 2017-10-20 18:47:46 +0100

Seen: 45 times

Last updated: Oct 20 '17