Show multiple columns from a drop-down list
I have a column in a table that is populated by a drop-down list / look-up table. The look-up table has 3 columns - autonumber, ID ref, and name. I need the column in the main table to show the contents of the ID ref and name column.
Is this possible? At the moment, when I click into the main column, the drop-down list shows the contents of the two columns (ID ref & name), but when I choose from the list, it only shows the contents of the ID ref.
If it isn't possible, can I change it so both columns are shown in the drop-down, but the contents of the name column are displayed in the table.
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