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Cannot write into Drop Down List until it's not populated the first time

Question asked by francesco.boano on Jun 23, 2017
Latest reply on Jun 23, 2017 by philmodjunk

Hi!

 

1. I have a "productions" table (id, name, director_id)

2. I have a "directors" table (id, name)

3. productions::director_id is the external-key between the two table

4. In order to have an autocomplete drop-down in the "productions" format, I use "directors::name" (as if I use the directos::id, I cannot use autocomplete on the second field)

5. The list of values is "All fields in directors"

 

The problem:

6. when I create a new "production", I cannot fill in any value in the directors::name drop-down (like it is disabled)

 

The strange thing:

7. when I edit a production (if I fill-in the production::director_id) then I can change it with the drop-down and auto-complete it (I would expect the same behaviour also in creation)

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