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Have form display results of query

Posted on 2002-07-29
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Ok, This has got to be easy, but my brain is not on all firing on all cylinders today.

I have a form with one field : EmployeeID and a
[Run] button that runs a macro.

The Macro runs a query to use ODBC to get an Employee record from another database, and import it into a local temp table. The macro also does a couple other queries that message the data, and fills in values in other columns of the temp table, like Pay Rate whic is looked up on a table based on Seniority and other factors.

At this point I have one record in the temp table, and I want to display about 5 fields from it on the form.

So I have 5 text box fields on the form, but I need to efficiently display the fields I want from the temp table.

Thanks,
Chuck



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Just create a subform with the five fields.
Link this (manually) with the EmployeeID field in the subforms properties.

Now issue a refresh as the last macro command and you'll see that access will show the added employee.

Nic;o)
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I knew it would be easy!
thanks!
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