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Using a calculated field to create values for Value List

Question asked by vickie.w on Mar 15, 2017
Latest reply on Mar 15, 2017 by vickie.w

Hi,

 

FileMaker newbie here.

 

I have two tables, not related, one is a contact type table and I have created a calculation putting the First Name and Last Name together so I can have both names in the new field. I then have a field in another table that I want the information from the calculated field to display in as a Value List - drop down, so you can chose the correct person.

 

I have the two fields, the calculation etc all set up, but when I click on the drop down arrow all I get is a "?". Have I missed something along the way? Can you not use a calculated field in this way?

 

Thanks in advance for all help and suggestions.

 

Regards,

 

Vickie

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