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Use PageDown Key and/or SendKeys

Posted on 1999-07-06
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Last Modified: 2012-05-04
I have a five tab form with sub forms on each of the tab forms.  On TabA I have SubFormA that is a continuous form with no edit, no delete, no entry, no tab.  I would like to use the PageUp or PageDown key to "scroll" the continuous form, also would like to use the ArrowUp or ArrowDown to "scroll" and would like to create a PageUp Command Button and a PageDown Command Button to "Click - Scroll" thru the continuous sub form.  
My Questions, will the keyboard keys (Page or Arrow) work without any special code or controls.  What VBA code would be required to use a PageUp and PageDown with the keyboard key to "scroll" a continuous form.
On TabB I have SubFormB (Single Form) and SubFormC(Continuous Form).  Would the above buttons and code also work on SubFormC.
Thank you for your thoughts and resposes.
Question by:JerryPope
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Expert Comment

ID: 1998946
Hi JerryPope.

Keep in mind, that some key behavior depends of database or form options settings.

On Menu->Tools->Options->Keybord Tab you'll find this options:
-Move After Enter (Don't move/Next Field/Next Record)
-Arrow Key Behavior (Next Field/Next Character)
-Cursor stop at First/Last Field

on Form options Other tab there are Cycle property that allow 3 options:
-All Records
-Current Record
-Current Page

Hope this helps,

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ID: 1998947
To use then PageDown key you shell use an ASCII code of it.
Check in the Microsoft Access for more details.

Good luck!

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