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Posted on 2008-06-18
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This is Access VBA 2003
What would be the correct syntax of this statement?

1. Main Form is frmMaintenance
2. TabControl name-- TabControl
3. Page name[ Roll_YieldException]
4. field [text1]

If IsNull(Forms!frmMaintenance.TabControl.Pages.[Roll_YieldException].[text1]) Then

Any help would greatly be appreciated!
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by:GrahamSkan
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You can address the control from the form. You don't need to specify the container.

strText = Forms!frmMaintenance!text1.text

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It didnt work - it gave me runtime error 2465 Maintenance cant find the field "text1" referred to in your expression.

Any other suggestions would be appreciated.
Thank you.
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I still need a answer to my question.
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I have appended a database in 2000 format with a form containing a textbox on a page of a Tab control. The command button on the form adds some text to the text box. The code is shown in the snippet.
Private Sub Command5_Click()
    Text1.SetFocus
    Text1.Text = "Hello"
End Sub

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db1.mdb
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by:ca1358
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Here is my example "Cant find field"

click on Form 2

Thank you for your time!
db1.mdb
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You forgot to mention that the control (a bound textbox called testfield) is on a subform (Form3) which is on the TabControl page which is in turn on the main form (Form2).

Address it like this:

MsgBox Forms!Form2!Form3!testfield.Text
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Thank you.
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