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Auto populating fields from MS access


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Hi, I have linked a pdf form with access DB successfully but I’ve got a problem with it populating the fields.

There are two countries (US and UK) with 4 states for US and 5 for the  UK. So, if the user selects US the first drop-down list only displays 2  states out of the 4 that should be displayed. The second drop-down list  displays the other 2. If the UK is selected, the first drop-down list  will display 3 of the 5 states and the second drop-down list will  display the other 2. So it seems to be splitting the states across the 2  drop-down lists.

Here is the code:
form1.#subform[0].ddlCity::exit - (JavaScript, client)

var oDataConn = xfa.sourceSet.DataConnectionCOUNTY.clone(1);
oDataConn.nodes.item(1) = "SELECT * FROM COUNTIES WHERE CITY_ID = " + this.rawValue;;


ddlCounty.rawValue = "";


Text1.rawValue = "";



     ddlCounty.addItem(xfa.record.DataConnectionCOUNTY.NAME.value, xfa.record.DataConnectionCOUNTY.ID.value);;

     Text1.addItem(xfa.record.DataConnectionCOUNTY.NAME.value, xfa.record.DataConnectionCOUNTY.ID.value);;



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Level 10

I woudl need to see the form and DB in action. Can you send both to and I will have a look when I can.