I'm trying to set up a system in my database VB where I can sort of "cancel" a form close action on a whim. For example, I'd like to be able to set up a check in my BeforeUpdate event that can confirm whether or not the current record has been saved or not, and if there is a problem cancel a possible form closing accordingly. I'm not sure exactly how to set the Cancel to True in the Unload event during run time.. I've tried using global variables, but that can get a bit ugly as far as reseting them/checking them goes... I'm sure a more experienced coder than myself knows what I'm talking about... Any ideas?