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    anthony@aahs.us is offline Novice
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    create a drop-down list from Searched Records with a text box

    I search records in by record ID.



    I would be very helpful to be able to look back of recent searches instead of re-keying each time

    How can I store this list so I can use a list box instead of a textbox

    Thank You for any help you may supply

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    In the search box, run an append query to a LogHist table,
    the list can show the table.

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    anthony@aahs.us is offline Novice
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    Thank You for the suggestion, however I have no problem creating searches what I am wanting to do is to store that data of what I have searched for daily so I can use the drop down list to recall it without re keying the data

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    So you want to store the search criteria? If yes, then a table eg tblSearchCrit, could be used along the lines that ranman suggested.
    Then use the table as the rowsource of your combobox.

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    anthony@aahs.us is offline Novice
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    not quite sure your suggestion, but I think you are saying to create a history table as i do the search and then query that list for the drop-down?
    the only thing is can I do a search from a drop-down box
    and if so would I use a not in list to then to collect the data for the loghist table?
    I feel like i'm wandering can you give me some direction?

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    As suggested create a search history table.

    Then add a combo box control to your form that has a row source based on the history table. (You can type in a combo box like a textbox)

    In the combo's NotInList event create a procedure that appends to the history table.

    In the combo's after update event add your search/filter code.

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    anthony@aahs.us is offline Novice
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    Haven't had a chance to work on issue and wont again till Monday, however I was working towards the solution you have suggested and I do believe that is the answer I will prove it on Monday and update Thank you again

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