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Drop Down Value List using Calculated Field

Question asked by Terri on Sep 20, 2012
Latest reply on Sep 21, 2012 by philmodjunk


Drop Down Value List using Calculated Field


     Two fields:

     Category = 3 (example)
     Category Description = Women's Accessories
     I created a calculated field that combines these two to be 3 - Women's Accessories
     I want to create a drop-down menu using this field as the value list but users can't select anything because it is a calculated field. How do I avoid this? I thought about a merge field, but that isn't really a field.
     Once that part is fixed I need the user to be able to select something from that drop-down list and then a script will run to find those records on a particular layout. Is that just a set-field within in the script?
     Sorry, I'm sure the answer is on the forum somewhere but I am up against a tight deadline.