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Anonymous
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SharePoint Lookup Field Edit Control

I am utterly vexed.

 

I have a lookup field that is showing up in forms without the ability to edit. It's only showing up as a Display field, and I don't have the ability to select "Edit Lookup" in the column drop down.

 

I have another list where it is working correctly. When I drop in an edit form, it gives me a drop down control connected to the list.

 

Can someone help me figure out what the difference is and how I can get a drop down control in my form connected to List A?

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v-monli-msft
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Hi @Anonymous,

 

I cannot reproduce your issue after some testing. All my lookup columns could change to edit mode. Would you please take a screenshot where your lookup column showing up only as a Display field? Also, please make sure that you have configured the columns in the right way.

 

For your reference:

https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/tutorials/sharepoint-lookup-fields/

https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/support-for-lookups/

 

Regards,

Mona

Community Support Team _ Mona Li
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Anonymous
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Thanks for responding, @v-monli-msft. Here's the screenshot.Capture.PNG

I read through the links, but I don't see anything about configuring a lookup column per se, it seems just like basic instructions on having them setup and a few limitations therein.

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