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Can 1 form refresh another form?

Posted on 2006-11-21
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I have frmRetailName that needs to refresh frmSelector either when I run it's append query command button or when it exits out.

using this code:
DoCmd.DoMenuItem acFormBar, acRecordsMenu, 5, , acMenuVer70

I can refresh frmSelector with its own button but it's an extra step.   I need frmRetailName to do it.  Is this possible?


Thanks in advance.
Net


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u could try

forms("frmSelector").Form.Refresh

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Yes--
To requery the other form:
Forms!frmSelector.requery
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rock,

Thanks for you answer.  The requery worked, but it went back to the beginning.  The refresh code refreshed it at its current record.  That's kind of what I was looking for.  I was a little quick to accept without giving you some points. I appologize.  Yours worked and I wanted to give you recognition.  Thanks to both.

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Netcepter,
You can post a note in community support with the URL to this question, and ask that they reopen it so that you can set this straight...

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Hi netcepter
dont worry about it, fact u acknowledged my solution worked is good enough for me :)
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