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Dynamic Forms

Dynamic Forms

Dynamic Forms

I have two databases, one resides on a network and contains the live data, the second will be stored on a users computer and has a live link to the network database.  The second database contains queries, forms and macros that the user will use to search/edit/remove records.

However, the live database may have fields added/removed, which may cause some havoc to the queries and forms written in the linked database.  

How can I create a dynamic form and/or queries to update when a field is removed or added to the live database?  This seems like a highly difficult task....


RE: Dynamic Forms

If the network portion of the db is Access simply link from the front end (forms, queries, etc) to the tables on the network.

That's the simple answer.  However, you mention fields being removed/added; do you mean that the actual table structure will changed?

If so, I don't know any easy way to create forms that will adapt to a changing table environment.

Larry De Laruelle

RE: Dynamic Forms

Have you ever done anything like that before?  I've been reading up on it, createcontrol and deletecontrol functions.  I think I need to create a sleek VBA script to do this.


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