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We have a simple list with a Lookup to another list on a single-line-of-text field.

I customise the form with InfoPath and change the drop-down-list to Combo Box. I set the List ID as the Value and the List Title as the "Display Name". When I test the form and start typing in the Combo Box the type-ahead (custom text / pre-fill / suggestion ) feature doesn't work properly. For example, if I paste a valid value I get the error "Only positive integers are allowed".

It's as if the Combo Box is forcing you to use the mouse to select a valid value and the auto-suggest (and paste) simply doesn't work.

Funnily enough, the paste seems to work in InfoPath Preview Mode, but not in Run Mode (via the Browser).

Any suggestions?

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Why don't you make List Title as Value too since ListID is always a number and value is what is used for lookup (and probably what is typed)?

Or, to change Data type in combobox properies to Text(string) if it is Whole Number (integer)

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