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Automatically Set Option Buttons

Automatically Set Option Buttons

Automatically Set Option Buttons

(OP)
I (my employer) would like to automatically set two Optiotion Buttons based on a value of 1 or 2 in a database field.
How would I put this in code?
Where would it go?
This is my first solo project, and I would greatly appreciate the help.

RE: Automatically Set Option Buttons

If you are only storing an positive integer value (eg. 1 or 2) against a field you could do this:
On the form place a frame where you want the option buttons to go. Inside the frame create a crontrol array (Controls that have the same name and are differentiated by an index) of the option buttons. Ensure that you set the indexes that match the data field's max and min values. A good idea would be to start at 0.
When you parse the record from the recordset, just use the value of the field in the recordset as the index to the option control array and then sets its value to TRUE.
eg.
Control array of optArray option buttons.
rs = recordset coming from database.
optArray(rs("FieldNameThatHasTheValue")).Value=TRUE

To put the data back you would need to iterate the control array and check which index has its value = true and set that index number in the database.

Good Luck
Nate

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