Prevent current record scrolling to next record whilst using tab key

Posted on 2004-09-30
Last Modified: 2010-01-27
Hi all,

I have many forms to enter jobs into my database.  Generally I am using the Tab key to move through my Main form and SubForms and at the end I move back to the MainFrom to indicate via a tickbox if the job is complete.

However sometimes if I tab too many times the record moves on to the next record and I have put a Button on my form to add a new record.  Is there a way in which I can stop my forms from scrolling to the next record and force the user to use the New Record button.


Question by:pjcrooks2000
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Jim Horn earned 500 total points
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In your form set the .Cycle property (Other tab) to Current Record.

Hope this helps.

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Hello Jim thanks sport I will just try it :)

Author Comment

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Thank god for people like you ;)

That works a treat and is just what I was after

Muches appreciatosh!
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by:Jim Horn
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JimHorn please offer some advice on this one

If you don't mind :)

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