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MS Access Text Box/Command Button to be used as Search for List Box Population

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Hi-  (Sorry for not using proper naming conventions)
I have a ListBox (List16)
I have a Text Box (Text67)
I have a Command Button (Command71)

The data being looked at is in Table: Company, Field: Company_Name.
My Company Unique ID is called: DUNS_Number
My main form is called: CompanyMain

I would like the user to be able to add something like this to Text67
Ash*

And then they could click Command71 and List16 would show a list of companies that contained Ash.. such as Ashland Chemicals or Ashley Corporation ect.

I woudn't mind if they could use the * at the beginning either..
*Ash*
Returns: Ashland Chemical or Stashouse Brick

I also have two other ListBoxes (List45 and List53) which would have to be set to null at the end of the process.

I was reading another thread about this but I got myself confused..
I don't even know if this is what I should be using (as I mentioned I got this from another thread) so a complete re-write is fine with me too..

Code is below -
Thanks for any help.
Stacy



Dim strSQL As String
 
'Set row source for list box
   strSQL = "SELECT Company.DUNS_Number, Company_Company_Name, "
   strSQL = strSQL & "WHERE Company_Company_Name like '" & [Forms]![CompanyMain]![Text69] & "*'"
 
'Update List Box with search results
   Me!List16.RowSource = strSQL
       DoCmd.DoMenuItem acFormBar, acRecordsMenu, 5, , acMenuVer70
    Me.List45 = Null
    Me.List53 = Null
 
 
End Sub

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Im getting used to your db but getting more confused by the access generated names, lol

Dont bother with the user entering *, just add it in yourself

on the click event of Command71, add your code

private sub Command71_Click()

Dim strSQL As String
 
'Set row source for list box
   strSQL = "SELECT Company.DUNS_Number, Company_Company_Name "
   strSQL = strSQL & "WHERE Company_Company_Name like '*" & NZ(Me.Text67,"") & "*'"
 
'Update List Box with search results
    Me.List16.RowSource = strSQL

    Me.List45 = Null
    Me.List53 = Null
end sub
 
 
End Sub
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got duplicate end sub in the code, so ensure you ignore one of them
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by:stacydr
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Again - works great -- but :) anyway we can add an Order By Company_Name somewhere in here for the results...
I tried but no luck..
Thanks, S.
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Got it -- nevermind ...

Me.List16.RowSource = strSQL & "ORDER By Company.Company_Name"

thanks again!!
def a pleasure
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def awesome working with you -- your codes are the best! thanks
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