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combobox and Fields

combobox and Fields

combobox and Fields

I have several forms that have the same information plus some so I thought it was be a good idea to create combobox with the main category and then based on the selection, have the field display the appropriate fields. I know I can put all the fields on the screen but I want it to look somewhat nice (lol).
If I have


fldDateAdded   -every form has this
FldSubmittedBy -every form has this
Fldsheets      -one form has this
FldNoTrucksInspected - yet another form has this
cboCategory: has the list of all the forms available

form1 has 3 fields: Date added, Submitted By, Sheets
form2 has 5 fields: Date Added, Submitted By, Meter Size, Bronze/Plastic, No Meters Scrapped

So when Form one is selected on the combo box, I want the next row to show form 1 fields
when form two is selected on the combo box, I want the next row to show form 2 fields.

Is there a way to do this?

RE: combobox and Fields

If you have a bunch of different forms, you could add one as a subform and then use the after update of the combo box to change the Source Object.

Hook'D on Access
MS Access MVP

RE: combobox and Fields

ok thanks I'll try that

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