?
Solved

How to close Filter by Form view using code

Posted on 2007-11-26
5
Medium Priority
?
456 Views
Last Modified: 2008-02-01
When you click on the Filter by Form toolbar button, the active form changes to filter-by-form view. If you then click 'Close' on the Filter/Sort toolbar, the form reverts to normal view.
What is the code equivalent of clicking 'Close' on the Filter/Sort toolbar?
I've tried
   DoCmd.RunCommand acCmdClose
but I get
   Error: No current record.
0
Comment
Question by:Milewskp
4 Comments
 
LVL 38

Expert Comment

by:puppydogbuddy
ID: 20354839
try this:
DoCmd.RunCommand acCmdCloseWindow
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:incrediblejohn
ID: 20355623

DoCmd.RunCommand acCmdRemoveFilterSort
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
Milewskp earned 0 total points
ID: 20451117
DoCmd.RunCommand acCmdCloseWindow results in a "No Current record" error.

DoCmd.RunCommand acCmdRemoveFilterSort results in a "The action RemoveFilterSort is not available now" error.

I found that this works:

Private Sub Form_Error(DataErr As Integer, Response As Integer)
    Dim Answer As String
    Const conCantFilterByFormWhenRecordSourceIsARecordsetError As Integer = 2594 'AccessError constant
    
    If DataErr = conCantFilterByFormWhenRecordSourceIsARecordsetError Then
        'Can't FilterByForm when Me.Recordsource is a Recordset
        Answer = MsgBox("Filter by Form is not allowed for this form." & vbCr & _
        "(Recordsource of the form or subform is a Recordset.)", vbOKCancel + vbExclamation)
        Response = acDataErrContinue 'Prevent Access from displaying its own message.
        DoCmd.Close 'Close FilterByForm view
        DoCmd.OpenForm Me.Parent.Name 'Reopen form.
 
    End If
    
End Sub

Open in new window

0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:Vee_Mod
ID: 20535819
Closed, 500 points refunded.
Vee_Mod
Community Support Moderator
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Subnet Calculator

The subnet calculator helps you design networks by taking an IP address and network mask and returning information such as network, broadcast address, and host range.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

We live in a world of interfaces like the one in the title picture. VBA also allows to use interfaces which offers a lot of possibilities. This article describes how to use interfaces in VBA and how to work around their bugs.
Explore the ways to Unlock VBA Project Password Excel 2010 & 2013 documents. Go through the article and perform the steps carefully to remove VBA Excel .xls file.
Access reports are powerful and flexible. Learn how to create a query and then a grouped report using the wizard. Modify the report design after the wizard is done to make it look better. There will be another video to explain how to put the final p…
This lesson discusses how to use a Mainform + Subforms in Microsoft Access to find and enter data for payments on orders. The sample data comes from a custom shop that builds and sells movable storage structures that are delivered to your property. …
Suggested Courses

601 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question