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Following code as it executes

Following code as it executes

Following code as it executes

Is there any tool within Access (or elsewhere) that allows documenting each line of code as it executes?

I'm aware of stepping thru the code manually and using Watch statements, etc., but was wondering if the executing lines can be documented in the order they execute. It may be more helpful, when there are many calls to other subs and functions, to see just what and where the code is doing and going.

If this tool doesn't exist, maybe some of you talented folks can conjure it up!



RE: Following code as it executes


I am not aware of any feature to watch code as it executes. What I often do for debugging is the following:

Add a line in each or selected procedures to indicate that procedure has been entered. You can also include Now() to show the time.

I add a global boolean variable to allow this "feature to be turned on/off. You set the ShowDebug to True/False before running your code

For example:

CODE -->

Sub GetClient()

If ShowDebug then 
debug.print "Entered GetClient : " & Now
'other code in GetClient goes here 

Not elegant, but it works.

Good luck.

RE: Following code as it executes


Very nice suggestion! I like it!

A star for you.


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