I am editing data entered into a DBGrid. When the data is bad I set Cancel to true in DBGrid_BeforeUpdate. OK so far. However I always get the "This Action was Cancelled by an Associated Object" message when I do this (title of messagebox = "DBGrid"). I cannot get rid of this message. The closest I have come to this is in the DBGrid_Error event when VB tells me the DataError parameter = 13689 (Err.Number = 0). I tried setting this to zero but I still get the message. Help!!!!!!!!! TIA, Ed.