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multiple detail-sections on one form?

Hello,

I need to create a form that sometimes does, and sometimes (depends on the fase of entering information) shows a inputfield.

I was hoping i could do this by creating multiple detail-sections on one form, and with visual basic setting the visible-propertie to the forms. if this is not possible, is there an other way to group inputfields on a form, so i could set the visible propertie for them at once?

(im working with access97)

Could you explaine to me wether or not i can do that, or give me an alternate option?
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topkapi
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devthaCommented:
Hi,

  Based upon the info you have provided I think you can create a grouped radio buttons and then base upon the clicked button you can make some input fileds visible and some not.
If this is not answer please be more specific.

Devtha




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topkapiAuthor Commented:
This is wat i want:

One Form, with more ~looks~

Like in step 1 you will see fields a & b, but in step 2 you will see fields c & d. This doesn't work with a group box.


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guillemsCommented:
Hi!  

  You say the solution. You must put all the fields that you want to see, and with code put the visible's property to false or true.
For example, you have a control that if the value is LIKE 1 you would see the control_B and LABEL_B, else you would see CONTROL_A and LABEL_A. The code do this is:

(...)

   if (me![CONTROL]= "LIKE 1") then
       me!CONTROL_A.visible = False
       me!LABEL_A.visible = False
       me!CONTROL_B.visible = True
       me!LABEL_B.visible = True
   else
       me!CONTROL_A.visible = True
       me!LABEL_A.visible = True
       me!CONTROL_B.visible = False
       me!LABEL_B.visible = False
  end if

(...)

Another solution is to put various sub-forms, and set the property visible of the subform to false or true.

I hope this help you!

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devthaCommented:
Hi Top
Under what condition you want to make them visible or invisible.
Devtha

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topkapiAuthor Commented:
I'll go for that.

I don't really like changing the visible propertie for all those fields, but i *do* like the idea for multiple subforms wich i can manipulate!

Thanks, Topkapi
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