I have actually two questions which are related. I am using a form to enter data into a table. When opening the form the first record in the table appears. What can easily happen is that you write over this entry.
To prevent this I want to do two things;
1) When opening the form I would like it to present the next record to be entered (blank record). That is if I currently have 20 records I want it to display record 21 which is blank.
2) How can I write protect (from the form) the current records so they cannot be accidentaly deleted or altered.
It still might be necessary to edit the records but this should be done through the table.
1) Set the forms Data Entry property to Yes. This will not show all the previous records though. If you want to see all the previous records, leave Data Entry property as No and paste this code into your
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