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Keep Option Group Value

Keep Option Group Value

Keep Option Group Value


I'm using an option group to set the value of a text field on a form.

    Select Case Me.ogHomeType
    Case 1
    Me.HomeType = "IL"
    Case 2
    Me.HomeType = "F1"
    Case 3
    Me.HomeType = "SH"
    Case 4
    Me.HomeType = "RH"
    End Select

When reopening the form all the option radio buttons are blank, which is confusing for users. If HomeType has value SH for example, I'd like radio button 3 to show up as selected.

RE: Keep Option Group Value

I would store the number rather than the text in the field so that you could bind the option group to the field. Your kludge workaround is to set the value of ogHome in the On Current event of the form. The code would be the opposite of your Select Case statement


   Select Case M.HomeType
    Case "IL"
        Me.ogHome = 1
    Case "F1"
        Me.ogHome = 2
    Case "SH"
        Me.ogHome = 3
    Case "RH"
        Me.ogHome = 4
   End Select

Hook'D on Access
MS Access MVP

RE: Keep Option Group Value

Looks like PH and I posted about the same time and he didn't miss the "e" in "Me.HomeType"

Hook'D on Access
MS Access MVP

RE: Keep Option Group Value

Great, thanks chaps, that works just fine. Much appreciated.

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