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How do I fix/suppress an Error Message When Changing Value In Bound Text Box

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An Error Message Appears when I change the text inside a textbox.  I have error handling arround this section of code, but the error message doesn't use my error handling, the message just appears.  The code (below) works like I want it to if the column being referenced is a normal column.  The error only occurs when the textbox is a Calculated Field.  After the error message VB does do my formatting.  I have tried using On Error Resume Next but the message still pops up.  I don't care how the message is fixed; either fixing the problem or forcing it not to appear.

BackGround:
If txtStateDate.Text <> "" Then
    txtStateDate.Text = Format(CDate(Format(txtStateDate.Text, "##/##/##")), "MMM DD, YYYY")
End If
If txtStateTime.Text <> "" Then
    txtStateTime.Text = DBTimeToReadableTime(txtStateTime.Text, False)
End If

DBTimeToReadableTime: Private Function That Formats Values (adds colons, converts to 12 hour, ...)

Both TextBoxes Are Bound To: A Recordset with properties of:   adLockReadOnly, adUseClient, m_rsRFA.CursorType

Calculated Field In SQL: 'fldApprovalDate & fldRejectDate as [fldBothDate]'
There will never be a situation where both fields are filled or both empty.
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by:LastToKnow0
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When the textboxes are bound to the recordset, any modification to them attempts to modify the database itself.  You have the recordset set as read-only, so it is unable to update the recordset.  Because this is done behind the scenes, the usual error trapping misses is (I think).

I would reccommend not having the textboxes bound directly to the recordset, and instead updating their values through code.  This would prevent VB from trying to update the database automatically.
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by:nebbles
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I'm not actually trying to update the values.  The text boxes are just for lookup.  
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In any case, I think you need to disconnect the textboxes' datasource properties (I assume this is what you are using) from the recordset and do the lookups through code.
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by:nebbles
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It does work when I do it that way, but when I reconnect the datasource the textbox gets the value again and clears the formatting.
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