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Lookup formula in a Combo box?


Hi Folks -


I have a form that is used for both change requests and new requests for data elements for our Master Data Management System.   I need to add a ComboBox to the form instead of converting an existing field to a dropdown as there are quite a few values so the end user needs to be able to search.


The ComboBox's data source a list of "Indications" called "RD_Indication_List" on SP.


My question is, can the ComboBox be inclusive of a Lookup formula?


For instance, if an end user is submitting a change request, it means the  "Project Code" field (DataCardValue43.Text)  is populated with a data element and existing in a SP list ("rdInvesments") and also is mapped to an indication using a column "IND_DESC".   THerefore, I want to prepopulate the box with the current mapping, but still allow the end user to make a new selection if need be.


However, when I try to use this formula, it fails:

LookUp(rdInvestments, InvestmentId=DataCardValue43.Text, IND_DESC)


Here is the layout of the "rdInvestments" table:









***Cries in jubilation***


Thank you so much , Randy that was the ticket!!! Works like an absolute charm now. The end users are going to love the fact they can show search for the value instead of scroll through a list of 100+ elements.


Thank you again and have a great week!!!

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