Cannot get Embedded Form to Allow Data Entry

Posted on 2006-04-25
Last Modified: 2010-08-05
I have a data entry form, which has another form embedded into it.  When I open the data entry form, I cannot get the embedded form to accept data entry.  I have done this before, and have compared a form in an earlier database with my new database forms.  I cannot find the setting that I must change in order to get it working as I want.  And now, I'm tired of spending too much time trying to figure it out!!  Can someone help me?
Question by:PHS_IT
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    Expert Comment

    Hi PHS_IT,
    Make sure you've got AllowAditions & AllowEdits set to True
    Good Luck!

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    Accepted Solution

    (Wild guesses)
    Make sure that subform (embedded form) has a recordsource that is updatable.  If it uses a query that has multiple tables, or if it queries the same table(s) as your main form, this may not be the case.

    Author Comment

    Yes, both of those are already set to Yes.
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    Expert Comment

    The settings should be on the SUB-form (AllowEdits = True, and AllowAdditions = True)  Just wanted to make sure that you had those set on the Sub-form (it was not clear from either the suggestion or your response, that the settings were for the Sub-form, itrself)

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    Expert Comment

    by:Jim Horn
    PHS_IT, thanks for the grade.  Can you tell us what exactly solved the problem?

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