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How do I? : Control Positioning of Subform when switching?

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How do I? : Control Positioning of Subform when switching?

How do I? : Control Positioning of Subform when switching?

(OP)
I have a form with a subform frame in it. Using

CODE

Me.MySubformFrame.Form = "MySubForm1"
works but the subform open outside of the frame. Top left corner in fact. Any ideas on why this is happening and how I can solve it?

Thanks
       Mike

RE: How do I? : Control Positioning of Subform when switching?

(OP)
Currently, Im using the following code as a workaround.

CODE


Dim SubformTop As String
Dim SubformLeft As String
SubformLeft = sbfSalesPivot.Left
SubformTop = sbfSalesPivot.Top

            Me.sbfSalesPivot.Form.Visible = False
            Me.sbfSalesPivot.SourceObject = "frmHome_SalesAnalysisSubform4"
            sbfSalesPivot.Top = SubformTop
            sbfSalesPivot.Left = SubformLeft
            Me.sbfSalesPivot.Form.Visible = True
It appears to work fine, but its a messy way to do it. Can anyone help with the problem of the subform escaping its frame?
            sldGraph.Tag = 4

RE: How do I? : Control Positioning of Subform when switching?

thefarg,
Again unconventional request without providing context. I have never heard of a subform changing Top and Left properties without code changing them.

I would expect you should be using:

CODE

Me.MySubformFrame.SourceObject = "MySubForm1"
The top and left properties are numeric, not strings. Try to conform like:

CODE

Dim lngSubformTop As Long
Dim lngSubformLeft As Long
lngSubformLeft = Me.sbfSalesPivot.Left
lngSubformTop = Me.sbfSalesPivot.Top

Duane
Hook'D on Access
MS Access MVP

RE: How do I? : Control Positioning of Subform when switching?

(OP)
Ok. Any idea why the subform moves? Im just trying to switch the graph on the main form "Home" on the Northwind 2007 db.

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