Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
yancy

lookup question

Recommended Posts

I'm having trouble with a look-up field. I have correctly made the relation, and the lookup works, except for one field. I am trying to put the e-mail address in a field called "eMail" in the master, from a field named "street" in the original/lookup database. (whatever it is called). However, when I make it go (for lack of a better phrase) by entering the last name, things such as address and first name show up but the e-mail address does not.

>It works to place a different original field in the "eMail" field in the master.

>It does not work to create another field in the original named "eMail" and try that.

>It does not work to place a regular text string (no @ symbol) in the "street" field in the original.

Looking for help please! I am a beginner with this and have no idea what I'm doing.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Check the field definition for your eMail field in the master. Verify that it is using the correct relationship and is looking up from the "street" field.

If that all looks correct, then possibly you have some duplicate last names ( if I understood correctly, that is your lookup trigger ), where the first matching record has an empty "street" field.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.