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How to interrupt code to make data changes

Posted on 2010-08-19
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I would like to know the best way to interrupt a Do Loop to display a form and make data changes.
For instance, my vba code is checking thru all contacts looking for discrepancies.  when one is located, I need to make changes in one or two fields, then take up the search again where I left off.

Can I suspend the code, maybe open a form with the fields needed, make corrections, then resume the code?

If not, are there other ways to accomplish the same thing?
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Question by:David_W_R
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by:Kamaraj Subramanian
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I think you can use the Sleep method
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peter57r earned 500 total points
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You can open a form using the acDialog parameter and that will halt the code until the form is closed.
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Just what the doctor ordered!  Thanks very much.
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