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> Field List Box "Grayed Out" In Design mode of Form    
post Jan 12 2005, 12:20 PM

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I have created the tables, relationship and query. I am now trying to create a form in the design mode. The problem is the field list box is greyed out. What could be the problem. BTW, I can create the form if I use the wizard, but it seems I must have done something wrong if I can't drag the fields from the list on the tool bar.
Thank you in advance for your help.
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post Jan 12 2005, 01:15 PM

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Joined: 19-July 04
From: Cochrane, Ontario, Canada

Before you can choose fields to add to your form, you need to set a "Control Source" for the form. Bring up the form properties, and set the "Control Source" to the table/query where you want to choose the fields.

Hope this helps...
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