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How to detect change of tab control page

Posted on 2009-04-14
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I have a two-page tab control with subforms on each page. I need to run code when the user selects a tab page. The tab page On Click event fires when the body of the tab page is clicked, but I can't get it to fire when the tab name is clicked. I've also tested this with a blank tab control on a blank form, with the same result. So how do I run code at the point the user selects the page?
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by:rockiroads
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just to confirm, is this form developed using visual studio or msaccess?
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by:SteveCond
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Beg pardon - brain not in gear yet after the Bank Holiday! I meant to put it just in the msaccess area. I also accidentally gave it 500 points - but I'll let it go at that (Happy Easter.....)
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Trust you had a good Easter, nice long weekend :)

Try using the On change method instead
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by:SteveCond
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Wonderful time thanks - but too much booze! Yourself?

On change works a treat. Thanks!
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Booze just the last two days unfortunately, Ive had this damn cough I couldnt get rid of so ruined it a bit, otherwise was good. And of course good footy at the weekend.

Glad you got it going
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by:SteveCond
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Shame about the cough!
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thanks buddy, good luck with the rest of your project
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