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    Have field equal to all possible distinct options of a related field




      I have a tough one, thinking of scripting it but figured I would ask the experts first if there is a way to do this with a calculation.


      I have a field, call it fieldA. I would like fieldA from table A to be equal to the Distinct options of the data entries in fieldB in table B. I need the format to be in a text list inside the field like so:


      field A Table A (all inside one field and one record)

      Primary Key       Field A

      1                       option1




      Field B from Table B (3 records)

      Record primary key   FieldB

      1                               option1

      2                               option2

      3                               option3


      I have tried using ExecuteSQL with something like this:


      ExecuteSQL("SELECT DISTINCT FieldA from TABLEA"; "" &)


      It returns the results in the right format, but there are duplicates, I need the distinct values. The other problem with this is that I need RELATED values, and of course ExecuteSQL doesnt automate that. I am not sure I can make my WHERE statement work to show the right related values. Was hoping for a calc to do this instead of using SQL maybe.


      Any suggestions?

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