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Ensure more accurate results in your database by limiting combo box choices

Inside Microsoft Office

by Julie Duncan

As a user makes selections in successive combo boxes in your database, often the later selections are limited based on the prior selections. Say, for instance, you are looking up teachers in a database. Once you’ve indicated that you are looking for a first-grade teacher, there’s no need to display the Kindergarten and third-grade teachers as well. Limiting the options in the database such that you can only choose from the first-grade[…]


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