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Searching a grid with .findfirst & .findnext

Searching a grid with .findfirst & .findnext

Searching a grid with .findfirst & .findnext

Here is my issue: I have on my form a textbox and label. The label acts as a button (you'll see) to perform the search on a grid in which each row is a record.

(1) I have tried to detect .EOF so that the search might .movefirst and begin from the top again with no success.

(2) I also want to use the InStr to highlight the word on the grid but I always receive 13-Type Mismatch.

Here is the code I am using for reference:

' *******************************************
' * Search function
' *******************************************
Private Sub lblTaskViewSearch_Click()
On Error GoTo ERR_lblTaskViewSearch_Click

Set GridRS = GridTaskViewMain.Recordset
Set msgStop = New msgStop

strQuery = Trim$(TxtTaskViewSearch.Text)
If Len(strQuery) = 0 Then Exit Sub
strQuery = "[TaskDescription]Like '*" & strQuery & "*'"

With GridRS
If lblTaskViewSearch.Caption = "Next" Then
If .EOF = False Then
.FindNext strQuery
End If
If .AbsolutePosition + (1) = .EOF Then
.FindFirst strQuery
End If
End If
If lblTaskViewSearch.Caption = "Find" Then
.FindFirst strQuery
lblTaskViewSearch.Caption = "Next"
End If

If .NoMatch Then
' Open the default error message
msgStop!lblStopMessage = "My apologies but I could not find any records to match your search."
msgStop.Show 1
Set msgStop = Nothing
' Select the entered text for query
TxtTaskViewSearch.SelStart = 0
TxtTaskViewSearch.SelLength = Len(TxtTaskViewSearch.Text)
' Move to the first record to restart search
lblTaskViewSearch.Caption = "Find"
Exit Sub
End If

If Not .NoMatch Then
GridTaskViewMain.MoveToBookmark GridRS.Bookmark
End If

End With
Exit Sub
MsgBox "Oh No! An Unexpected Error " & Err.Number & ": " & vbCrLf & Err.Description & " with " & Err.Source, vbCritical, "Error With Viewing Closed Tasks"
Resume Next
End Sub

Nicholas, BofA NetOps

Biologically Classified as Alpha-Geek 234

RE: Searching a grid with .findfirst & .findnext


I'm sorry mate - but your post is too long for me to read.

If you'd like to cut your question down to the specific issue you'd like to talk about I'm more than happy to look at it with you.


Mike Lacey
Cargill's Corporate Web Site

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