Populate field in a table from another table...

And I am exhausted from looking over for the solution so I thought I would tap into the unlimited resource here. I have two tables tblProject and tblInvoice.

In the tblInvoice one of the fields asks for JobNumber. I would like to, based on that JobNumber, to look up tblProject for the corresponding ContractValue and auto fill a field in tblInvoice with that ContractValue.

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