MS Access Tutorial: Combo Box Basics in Access 2003/XP/2000/97 (page 1 of 15)
What is a combo box?
A combo box is a drop-down list of values that the user can select from. Below is a combo box that has been set up to display a list of categories.
Combo boxes generally serve the following purposes.
- Standardize the values that a user can enter, since the user is presented with a list of values to choose from.
- Make user selections faster and easier.
- Allow the user to view multiple columns within a single combo box, providing a vast amount of information at a single glance.