Re: Showing extra information on record select in form view.

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5 - Automation Enthusiast
5 - Automation Enthusiast

Hi, I have a very quick question. When filling out a form, when selecting a record in a linked field, you see [pic1.jpg].

Is it possible to change it so that it looks like [pic2.jpg], in the form view itself.

This way you are able to see more information about the record you are selecting.




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Hi @Nareg_Kara-Yaco ,

No, you can only see the primary field in a public form. 

A workaround people usually use is to make the primary field of the table a formula field that they then format to include all the data they want to display in the form. 

In your context, you would:
1. Duplicate your current primary field
2. Convert the primary field to a formula field, and give it a formula similar to this: `{Name} & " " & {X DIGITS HD} & " " & {IID}`

(The formula probably won't work as I don't know your field names)

But yeah you get the idea

Hi both,

Thanks for your replies. Unfortunate that you can't see further info in form view, we may have to find a workaround for this.

Adam, thanks for the option for the potential workaround. Our primary fields are UIDs based on a few input parameters + number so we can't modify them too much. The X digits and IID fields were just examples, a "description" field with more text is more important to include in the dropdown. 

Best regards,