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very basic field display question

Question asked by ronm on Apr 8, 2012
Latest reply on Apr 8, 2012 by philmodjunk


very basic field display question


i'm new at this, this may be a silly question. i have a field that holds the type of an account, the accounts are coded as simple numbers, 1 to n. i've created a table that relates the account number to the account information, including the account display name. when the user sees an account, i want the name of the account to display to the user, not the number. right now i can get a dropdown menu to show the names of the accounts, but the field seems to only show number. there has to be a way to show the name, even though the underling stored data is an index to the account.

i hope this is clear.