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Bring up a field's dialog list within editable view

I am creating an editable view and I am wondering if you can give me a tip on how to bring up a field's dialog list within the editable view, so that the user can easily make a selection from the list within the view. I am aware of the listbox code for the InViewEdit, but the example I have from Designer 6 has elements that are hardcoded into the InViewEdit. Thanks.
If the example you're referring to uses wksp.Prompt to show the user a list of choices when they start to edit that field, then currently, that's the best way to do it. If the list of choices varies, then instead of a hardcoded list in the LotusScript code, use Evaluate to calculate the value of the field's keyword formula. There's no easy way to copy the keyword formula from the form at runtime -– you would have to hardcode that in.

It would be nice if there were a better UI available for this, and in particular, if there were a way to bring up the list of choices like a combobox at the point on the screen where the field appeared in the view.

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