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DoCmd.OpenForm filter does not work.

DoCmd.OpenForm filter does not work.

DoCmd.OpenForm filter does not work.

Hi. I am using DoCmd.OpenForm to open an ORDERS form from another form, as follows:

DoCmd.OpenForm ORDERS,,,filter,,

The filter in this case is "OrderNumber = " & Me.OrderNumberBox.Value

Once this happens, I am trying to use Set rs = Me.RecordSet, and then get a count of the number of records using rs.RecordCount; however, the record count always comes up as zero, even when the calling form shows records. Can somebody suggest a fix or a workaround?

Thank you in advance.

RE: DoCmd.OpenForm filter does not work.


Set rs = Me.RecordSet
If Not(rs.EOF) Then 
    MsgBox rs.RecordCount
End If

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---- Andy

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RE: DoCmd.OpenForm filter does not work.

And the reason for that, is that rs is simply pointing to a recordset object - it has no idea how many records that recordset has until you move it to the last record.
If you used .movefirst instead of .movelast - it would return 1.

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