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can't find the form frm012Menu' referred to in a macro expression or VB code.

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The code attached works for a form called frm010Login but not for a form called from102Menu (or quite a lot of other forms).  

Any ideas.

Thanks in advance
Public Function Test3()
 
   Dim frm As Form, ctl As Control, s As String
   Set frm = Forms!frm012Menu
   For Each ctl In frm
      Debug.Print ctl.Name
   Next ctl
 
End Function

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by:rockiroads
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if thats the name of your form, put it in quotes, does it make a difference?

set frm = forms("frm012Menu")
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The form you are referring to must be open.
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by:rockiroads
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ah, it just clicked

form isnt open therefore it cant find it

so open the form, you can open it hidden also

eg open form for edit but hidden

    DoCmd.OpenForm "form1", acDesign, , , acFormEdit, acHidden

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Thanks, Guys.

CRB
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