stLinkCriteria is not working

Below is my code, when it runs I get a "The Openform action was canceled

    Dim stDocName As String
    Dim stLinkCriteria As String

    stDocName = "Case Log Add"
    stLinkCriteria = "ContactID='" & Me.ContactID & "'"
    DoCmd.OpenForm stDocName, , , stLinkCriteria, acFormEdit

Why is it canceling and not opening the form filtered correctly? I can not figure it out.
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Jim HornMicrosoft SQL Server Developer, Architect, and AuthorCommented:
>stLinkCriteria = "ContactID='" & Me.ContactID & "'"
If ContactId is numeric and not text, then lose the single quote marks, like this...

stLinkCriteria = "ContactID=" & Me.ContactID

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Hi m7johnson,
Is Contact ID a text field (as indicated by your current code)?

If it is a number then you need

    stLinkCriteria = "ContactID=" & Me.ContactID

m7johnsonAuthor Commented:
Ok, when I change it to

stLinkCriteria = "ContactID=" & Me.ContactID

my form now comes up and it is a blank record and the box containing Contact ID is #Name?

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Jim HornMicrosoft SQL Server Developer, Architect, and AuthorCommented:
#Name? usually means that something is mis-spelled.  Check all of your field and column names.
Also, after your stLinkCriteria line type the below line, run it, and see what it says
msgbox "ContactID is " & Me.ContactID
m7johnsonAuthor Commented:
Oh, haha thanks jimhorn.....I had changed the ContactID field on the table from ID to ContactID and forgot to update the form correctly, thanks for pointing it out to me.....
Jim HornMicrosoft SQL Server Developer, Architect, and AuthorCommented:
Thanks for the grade.  Good luck with your project.  -Jim
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