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Version 1.0     Updated 26/10/2018             Approx 0.5 MB (zipped)

 

Here's a little puzzle for anyone interested.

 

It is based on a similar item posted at the DBGuy's website 3 years ago which he was unable to explain at the time. As I like riddles, I worked out how it was done and am posting a modified version here with his permission.

 

The attached database contains just 2 objects

a) A table with one record

b) A form with a combo box whose row source is an empty value list

 

However the combo shows 4 items and a default value

 

Its not too difficult to recover the row source info

BUT can you work out where the combo list info is stored?

Better still can you re-create this scenario in another database?

 

NOTE:

There are no hidden objects or hidden code in this example.

It is NOT another security challenge

 

If you succeed, please email me your solution

 

Click to download:  Combobox Zombies Puzzle  (zipped)

 

                           Zombies DEMO video            Approx 1 MB (zipped)

 

 

 

SPOILER ALERT:

Click here to find out how to create your own zombie lists in a new database

Combobox Zombies Puzzle

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