troubleshooting Question

Count the characters entered in an MSAccess field and report the remaining characters to another field

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I would like to count the number of characters entered in a access field, using VBA.
The field I wish to count is called FDDATA and is a text field of 255 characters.
I wish to show the person inputing how may characters remain for input counting down from 255 and display this result in an unbound field called fldCounterRemaining
I would like to allow for deletions and backspaces to be taken into account.
Could some give me a working routine.
Thanks in advance
DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Former Microsoft Access MVP)
Database Architect / Application Developer
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