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Lookup as datatype not appearring on SQL Azure

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Note: Expect lookups to work for any relational data source such as CRM, SQL on Azure, etc to work the same way they work for SharePoint."


I have a table in SQL Azure with a foreign key , generate an app but the lookup shows as datatype selection is not an option. The control created is a textbox - not a drop down


- Any pointers?

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Hi @EdRichardSRG,




Yes, the foreign key from SQL Server won't show up as Lookup Type, it will just show as the type defined within that table.

I think the Note should mean the Lookup type would be added for SQL and CRM Data.


Besides, to workaround this, please follow what Meneghino suggested in the thread below:

Lookup on SQL Server





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