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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.


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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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