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I am checking a control with ambient.usermode, but I get an error of "client site not available". I would think a standard form supports this property. What could I be doing wrong?
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by:gosborne
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This depends on which event you are trying to check the usermode.

When creating a new instance of a control, you cannot use the ambient properties until the ReadProperties Event, which comes after Initialize and InitProperties.  Try checking the usermode in the ReadProperties Event.
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by:Ajoy
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TheQ,
gosborne is right that it depends on the event ur puuting it in.
but u can put it also in the InitProperties event also.
regards,
ajoy
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by:gosborne
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Thank you...this is correct, InitProperties only fires when you are creating an instance of a control (dropping on form, displaying a form in the design environment, etc.), but not when starting the container.  In actuality, if you want to perform a particular function at all times you would need to place this in both places or make a sub and call it from both places
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