Access - Queries

Matt_Chelmsford

Board Regular
Joined
Jan 31, 2009
Messages
156
I have devised a table where in a particular field you have to choose the staff name. This is done by drop down menu that lookup the list of staff names on another table.

I have devised a query that that on opening, asks the user to input the staff name [which staff name].

My question is - is there a way that on opening the query I can have a drop down list when enetering the staff name? Of course I have a table that the query would point to!

Thanks for any help!
 

Some videos you may like

Excel Facts

Test for Multiple Conditions in IF?
Use AND(test, test, test, test) or OR(test, test, test, ...) as the logical_test argument of IF.

Trevor G

Well-known Member
Joined
Jul 17, 2008
Messages
6,664
Office Version
2016
Platform
Windows
You can't have a drop down list direct in a query, what you can do is use a form and add a combo box that will give you a list of your staff from your table, then when they select from the drop down add a command button to run the query.

So your query would have its criteria point to the combobox on a form.
 

Subscribe on YouTube

Watch MrExcel Video

Forum statistics

Threads
1,106,821
Messages
5,513,587
Members
408,962
Latest member
DCESL

This Week's Hot Topics

  • Sort code advice please
    Hi, I have the code below which im trying to edit but getting a little stuck. This was the original code which worked fine,columns A-F would sort...
  • SUMPRODUCT with nested If statement
    Hi everyone, Hope you're all well. I'm hoping someone will be able to point me in the right direction with a problem I'm having with a SUMPRODUCT...
  • VBA - simple sort is killing me!
    Hello all! This should be so easy, but not for me, apparently! I have a table of data that can be of varying lengths and widths. My current macro...
  • Compare Two Lists
    I have two Lists and I need to be able to Identify differences between them. List 100 comes from a workbook - the other is downloaded form the...
  • Formula that deducts points for each code I input.
    I am trying to create a formula that will have each student in my class start at 100 points and then for each code that I enter (PP for Poor...
  • Conditional formatting formula required for day of week and a value
    Hi, I have a really simple spreadsheet where column A is the date, column B is the activity total shown as a number and column C states the day of...
Top