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Smart combo lists

Here's how to get more popular items to appear at the top of a list.

In list fields where a formula is used to obtain values from a view column, etc, you can make some values appear at the top by using the following formula. The example below shows a formula that extracts a A - Z list of country names from a view but puts UK, US and a dashed line at the top of the list. Because I used @unique, UK and US are not repeated in their normal alphabetic position down the list. Hope someone finds this helpful. It saved my day once.


@Unique("United Kingdom":"United States":"---------------------":@DbColumn("":"";"":"";"Countries";1 ))
This was last published in August 2001

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