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I need to be able enter a phone number and have Access find the record and fill in the name and address info.  I would like to use a combo box.  
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Question by:teincnj
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MasseyM earned 450 total points
ID: 1621765
Private Sub cmbNameFind_AfterUpdate()
    On Error GoTo cmbNameFind_AfterUpdate_Err

    '   Purpose:    To change the current record displayed
    '   Called By:  cboFind_AfterUpdate
    '   Updated:    98/02/19 by PLD

    Dim rstParticipants As Recordset
    Dim strCriteria  As String
    Dim strBookmark  As String
   
    Set rstParticipants = Forms![frmStudentInfoMain].RecordsetClone
    strCriteria = "ParticipantID = " & cmbNameFind.Column(0)
    rstParticipants.FindFirst strCriteria
    ' cmbNameFind is the combo box that lists the phone number
    If Not rstParticipants.NoMatch Then 'If it matches
        strBookmark = rstParticipants.Bookmark
        Me.Bookmark = strBookmark
        cmbNameFind = Null
    End If

cmbNameFind_AfterUpdate_Exit:

    Exit Sub

cmbNameFind_AfterUpdate_Err:
    MsgBox "Error locating Participant: " & CStr(cmbNameFind.Column(1))
    GoTo cmbNameFind_AfterUpdate_Exit

End Sub

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by:teincnj
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I wish there was an easier solution.  
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