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I have two tables. The first table (Articles) records each have fields that include “Main Point 1”, “Main Point 2” and “Main Point 3”. . …
The second table (Article related items) links to the first with a lookup of the various records. I need to create a multi (or single) select field that allows users to choose the field name “Main Point 1” or “Main Point 2” or “Main Point 3” (from table 1) and populate a single cell in the table 2 record with the information from whichever fields were chosen in the dropdown.
There can be several records in the second table for each record in the first.

Articles (Table 1)
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Article Related Items (Table 2)
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Is there a way to do this. I feel like I have come across this solution before, but cannot find it despite spending a lot of time searching. Thank you.

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Hi M_T1, I’ve put something together here for you to check out

The easiest way I could think of how to deal with this involved a linked field, lookup fields per point, and a formula field that would output what you expected based on the single select field you mentioned:

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Adam, thank you so much for your reply.
I appreciate it.
I did think of this, but was really hoping for a more streamlined solution. I was sure I had come across one several months ago where a multi-select was created from a number of fields, but can’t seem to find it again. Perhaps I was dreaming.