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Posted on 2002-03-19
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i have a form with 3 textboxes across called

"Product description", "UnitPrice" and "Discount"

i have coppied these down in a control array ie

txtProductDescription(1)
txtProductDescription(2)

etc for each of the 3, what i would like to know is whenever i type in a product in the product description textbox it searches the "Products" table in my Access database and updates the other fields across with the appropriate information. How could i do this? and make it work for each txtbox down?

i am using the standard data control

thanks for any help!

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Question by:digitaldestruction66
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by:alaplume
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The control array will share a change event and provide and index telling you what control has focus.
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appari earned 200 total points
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something like this in validate event

Private Sub txtProductDescription_Validate(Index As Integer, Cancel As Boolean)
If txtProductDescription(index)<> "" Then
   '**** Get Data from tables
  strSQL=" Select * from Table where roduct=" & txtProductDescription(index)
  'create recordset using ur connection
  if not recordset.eof then
      unitprice(index)=recordset("unitprice")
      discount(index)=recordset("discount")

  else
      msgbox "no data found for this product"
      cancel=true
  endif
End If
End Sub
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by:digitaldestruction66
ID: 6883127
thanks appari, i modified it a bit but it doesn't seem to compile, can you help please? I have upped the points to 200. The code is below

Private Sub txtProductID_Validate(Index As Integer, Cancel As Boolean)
Dim RS As Recordset
Dim strSQL As String
    If txtProductID(Index) <> "" Then
  '**** Get Data from tables
  datProducts.RecordSource = strSQL
 strSQL = " Select * from Products where ProductName=" & txtProductID(Index)
 'create recordset using ur connection
 If Not RS.EOF Then
     txtUnitPrice(Index) = RS("UnitPrice")
     'txtDiscount(Index) = RS("discount")

 Else
     MsgBox "no data found for this product"
     Cancel = True
 End If
End If
End Sub

i am a beginner at this so an explanation would be excellent, the more help i get the more points you get!

cheers

DD66
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