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=Date() still

=Date() still

=Date() still

The specific problem is that a user starts an Access97 .mde
from a network drive. This specific user has NT as OS and when it opens de .mde in the startup form in a text-field it
should show the standard value which is set to =Date().
Instead of the date the value in the text field is #name?.
All other users use win95 or win98 and the don't have this problem.

RE: =Date() still

This sounds strange, but we had a similar issue, and it was two .ocx files. We got the #Name? error every place the Date() function was used, including forms and reports.

Copy these two files from your C:\Windows\System folder


If they exist on the user machine, rename them (like comctl32.ocx.old)
Paste your two files in the user's C:\Windows\System folder.

This did it for us. The user's had older versions of these .ocx files.

Don't know if this is your problem, but it is worth a shot.

Jim Lunde
Custom Application Development

RE: =Date() still


As an option to the above you can replace Date() with Now() and will probably:) work - plus, Now() is a Date/Time function that can be formatted to display useful info.



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