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link contact list to drop down fields

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I am trying to create job ticket where every time i write a new ticket i can select from a drop down list the customer and it will fill in that information for that customer. I have an excel xml sheet with aLL of the fields needed, i also have all of the fields placed in live cycle to coordinate with them. For some reason I can not link the data and make it work. any answers, thoughts?



thanks

blake
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pguerett
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Level 10
How are you trying to link to the spreadsheet?
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Under file, new data connection?
pguerett
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Level 10
Did you create a data source in Excel?
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yes, i have an excel source
pguerett
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Did you create an ODBC data source to access the data?
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I have a data source st, the only thing i am unsure about is the table source?
pguerett
Level 10
Level 10
In Excel, highlight the area that is supposed to contain the values that you want to share. Right click and choose name a range. This will appear as your table when you connect to it.