Subject RE: [IBO] Lookup problem
Author Helen Borrie
At 08:13 PM 03-09-02 +1000, you wrote:
>Thanks Helen. Yes, I'm only using the lookup control when editing data.
>I'll check the other options you mentioned when I'm back in the office and
>report back.
>I'm confused by something in the statement below.
>1. "Lookup controls aren't principally designed to provide an editing
>2. " understand that a lookup control only becomes "operational" when
>the polling dataset is in Edit or Insert mode"
>The way I interpret these two statements they seem contradictory. Can you
>please explain how the statements differ.

Statement 1 applies to a lookup dataset. Statement 2 applies to the
polling dataset (i.e. the dataset that is using the lookup dataset to
determine the value of a lookup key).

Although it *is* possible to edit the dataset providing the lookups, the
lookup controls are not designed with an editable interface in mind.

Does this make it clearer?