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Concatenation of data in dropdown

Question asked by mattb on Jul 10, 2010
Latest reply on Jul 28, 2010 by TSGal

Summary

Concatenation of data in dropdown

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

11 v2

Operating system version

OSX 10.5.8

Description of the issue

Data from 2 different value list entries get concatenated in dropdown

Steps to reproduce the problem

1. Choose item in dropdown value list

2. Double-click in dropdown data area which leaves a blinking cursor.

3. Choose another item in dropdown value list

Expected result

2nd choice should replace 1st choice in dropdown data area

Actual result

Dropdown data area now displays concatenated data from both choices.  Attached screenshot shows this result where value list choices are "Heaven" and "Hell"

Configuration information

None.

Workaround

Putting validation on dropdown field will generate a Revert error message, but still doesn't prevent this from happening in the first place.

Concatenated_Data.png

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