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Access DoCmd.Close Run-time error '13' type mismatch

Posted on 2010-09-22
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Experts,

Not why I am getting this error message.

Debug highlights on   DoCmd.Close "Welcome"

Of course when I just use DoCmd.Close the form that just opened is closes.

I really just want to open the frmVisitorlog and close the Welcome forms. I even tried to reverse the two lines and I still get the same message.

How can I fix this?

Thanks!


Private Sub Command21_Click()
  DoCmd.OpenForm "frmVisitorLog"
  DoCmd.Close "Welcome"
End Sub

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Farzad Akbarnejad earned 125 total points
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Use the following command:

DoCmd.Close acForm, "Welcome"

-FA
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by:MINDSUPERB
ID: 33732779
Or, if  command button is a form "Welcome", you may use the codes below as well:

Private Sub Command21_Click()
  DoCmd.Close
  DoCmd.OpenForm "frmVisitorLog"
End Sub


Sincerely,

Ed
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by:MINDSUPERB
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Sorry, it should be read as

Or, if  the command button is in a form "Welcome", you may use the codes below as well:
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by:MINDSUPERB
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shogun5,

<No points needed>

FarzadA suggestion surely solves the issue. Considering that you mention about reversing the two lines, I posted here the other way. Just for information and reference purposes.

Sincerely,

Ed
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by:shogun5
ID: 33733565
FarzadA,

Yep! That was it. May I ask why this will work

DoCmd.OpenForm "formName"

but I get an error here:

DoCmd.Close "Welcome"

and much add acForm like

DoCmd.Close acForm "Welcome" ?

Thanks!
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by:Farzad Akbarnejad
ID: 33733652
Hello,
DoCmd.OpenForm knows that it must open form so you need only pass form name to it. But DoCmd.Close closes more than form objects. You must pass what type of objects that you want close. Passing form name instead of object type will cause type mismatch in passing arguments to DoCms.Close method.

-FA
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by:shogun5
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FarzadA,

Thank you. I understand now.

Mike
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