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Enter data into the same record using different forms

assiri (TechnicalUser) (OP)
31 Aug 08 8:55
hi,

--I have two forms named "Form1" and "Form2" and a Table named "Table1"

--Table1 has the following fields
Table1(field1,Field2,field3,field4)

--When a user enter data into "form1" that data stores in the "field2" and "field3"("field1 is an autonumber field")

-Using a "Next>>" button user goes to "form2" and enter data.I need to enter data into the "field3" of the previous record.(The record user entered data in form1)

Could u please give some code or information regarding this.
ThankX
assiri



 
fneily (Instructor)
31 Aug 08 15:18
You sure you are explaining this correctly? You have two forms based on the same table. A user enters data for field1 and field3 in form1. They then move to form2 and REenters data for field3.
Is this right, or am I confused? The obvious question is why would a user enter data twice to the same field3?
Please restate clearer.
 
missinglinq (Programmer)
31 Aug 08 15:42

And even if he meant to enter data into Field4, why use two forms to enter data into four fields in one table?
 

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assiri (TechnicalUser) (OP)
31 Aug 08 18:31
hi,

You are correct,

-I have two forms based on the same table.

-A user enters data for "FIELD2" and "FIELD3" in form1

-Then move into form2 and enter data for "FIELD4"

-Though there are two forms user enter data into the same record

-I have used two forms because,in form1 I have two list boxes and in form2 I have a set of checkBoxes.I have not enough room in the form1 to occupy these three items in a user friendly manner.

ThankX
assiri
fneily (Instructor)
31 Aug 08 19:01
Look at the Tab Control. In the Help pane, do a search on Tab Control. There you will find an explanation and how to create one. That way all your controls will be accessible on one form instead of two.

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