I am trying to set a combo box on an Access form to a value not present in the drop down list, which is empty. If I enter data, and try to set focus elsewhere on the form I am unable to do so - the empty drop-down box appears. If I delete all the entered data then I can move the focus away. What do I have to do in order to set the value in the combo box?
If you set the LimitToList property to No, Access will let you add anything you want in the combo. It will NOT, however, automatically add that to the Recordsource/RowSource of that control ... you must
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Regardless of which version on MS Access you are using, one of the harder data-entry forms to create is one where most data from previous entries needs to be appended to new records, especially when there are numerous fields and records involved. W…
In Microsoft Access, learn how to use Dlookup and other domain aggregate functions and one method of specifying a string value within a string.
Specify the first argument, which is the expression to be returned:
Specify the second argument, which …
With Microsoft Access, learn how to specify relationships between tables and set various options on the relationship.
Add the tables:
Create the relationship:
Decide if you’re going to set referential integrity:
Decide if you want cascade upda…