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  Asked By: Ami    Date: Mar 16    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 1626

I have a problem I hope you can help me. Here is the scenario:
I have a list that keeps track of employee timesheets. I have another list that
has all the hourly rates by employee. I want to use the rates in list #2 in
list number one. I thought that using a lookup column will at least allow me to
pick the rate from list #2 but it doesn't even display the rate field, it only
display fields like ID, Version but not the field I want.

1. How can I reuse the Rate from list #2?
2. How can I get all fields to display in a lookup column?



4 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Lizette Mcconnell     Answered On: Mar 16

What column  type is "rate" and does it appear in the default view for
list #2? Lookup columns only work against certain field  types...

Answer #2    Answered By: Rosanna Parrish     Answered On: Mar 16

The column  type for the "Rate" field  is currency but I have tried with number  as
well and still cannot see it.

Answer #3    Answered By: Kalash Karmakar     Answered On: Mar 16

Try with either a "Single Line of Text" or "Calculated" type.

Answer #4    Answered By: Mauricio Tanner     Answered On: Mar 16

I tried "Calculated" but still it doesn't display. When I tried "Single line
of text" it does, but can't use it in my calculated field.

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