RunCommand problem

Posted on 1998-11-29
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Last Modified: 2010-08-05
Hi, I saved a record using the RunCommand macro using a customized toolbar command.  Now I want to add a new record using a customized "New Record" toolabr command.  However, when I try to do so after I click on my "Save Record" toolbar button , I get an error: "The RunCommand action was cancelled."  Can you tell how to fix this?

Question by:dbSystems

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ID: 1969540
Are you using a macro or VBA code to send the command to your toolbar item. If you are using VBA code are you trapping for any errors?
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brewdog earned 200 total points
ID: 1969541
I don't know if you ever looked back at this, dbSystems. I'll expand on marrip's suggestion. Instead of using a macro, go to the Module tab of your database and either create a new module or open an existing one. Use this sub:

Public Sub SaveRecord ()

   on error goto SaveError
   DoCmd.RunCommand acCmdSaveRecord
   Exit Sub

   select case err.number
       case 3022                  'duplicate in primary key
          msgbox "This entry already exists. Please change your entry."
          exit sub
       case else
          msgbox "Error #" & err.number & ", " & err.description, vbInformation, "Unexpected Error . . ."
          exit sub
    end select

end sub

Hope that helps . . .


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ID: 6858729
Fixed the -1 problem on this question.
Escrow points corrected.

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