Access popup form - receive & return args

Hello,

I wanted to make a popup calendar selector form.
We have an active x calendar control we use but we normally have it on the form itself.

I wanted & did make a modal popup form to house the calendar control but wanted to pass in a date and return a date.  Doesn’t seem possible.  I think I pass in an argument via docmd.OpenForm but not sure how/if I can return a date from the form.

Id like others to be able to import & reuse this form in other projects as easily as possible, wanted to stay away from public vars if possible.

Any ideas how to best accomplish this?  

Using Access 2002
Thanks!
krazykoderAsked:
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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE )Infotrakker SoftwareCommented:
There are several ways, if you don't mind using OpenArgs.

Add this to the code module of the form:

[General Declarations]
Private msFormName As String
Private msControlName As STring

Private Function SplitArgs(ValueIn As String) As Boolean
  Dim Arr() as String

  Arr = Split(ValueIn, ";")
  msFormName = arr(0)
  msControlName = Arr(1)

End Function

Sub Form_Open()
  SplitArgs Me.OpenArgs
End Sub

Now call your form like this:
DoCmd.OpenForm "N", , , , , ,  Me.Name & ";NameOfTheControlToUpdate"

Now, in your calendar form, add code like this in the Exit event, or in the Click event of a button click, or wherever you want to fire this:

Forms(msFormName).Controls(msControlName) = YourDateValue
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krazykoderAuthor Commented:
Great - I think i like this, no public vars and all the code resides in the popup form.
Just what i was lookign for.
Thanks Bro!
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