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Helper III
Helper III

SQL database with Dropdownbox

Hi everyone,

I am working with a SQL database with Dropdownbox.

The dropdown box1 now contains the ID of a record in my recipes table. The dropdown works well, but I would like to show a different text instead of the recipe.ID.
For example, the name of the recipe .

I have to keep working with the ID in the database.


Super User
Super User


Please try the following,

Change the Value property to the recipe name field.



Thanks for the quick reply.

If I then leave the datacard to Dropdown1.Selected.ID nothing is saved.


I work with 2 tables.



I need to be able to add ingredients in the recipes app. But the ingredients can also be changed by, for example, a different name.

If I change the name, the link is not established.


Is it possible if I change something in the kitchen.ingredients database that it will be adapted in the database?


Can I use the patch function for this?


@rho1967 I believe the Update property should be Dropdown1.Selected as a record should be sent back to be saved.

Thanks for the quick reply.


Unfortunately, he won't accept it. 

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