change label caption in MS Access

Posted on 2010-11-08
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
I currently have frm_main & frm_incoming

frm_main got 2 buttons:   1. incoming, and 2. outgoing

onClick of incoming, in_or_out (unbound label) =       Me.in_or_out = "incoming"
onClick of outgoing, in_or_out (unbound label) =       Me.in_or_out = "outgoing"

The problem:
on open of frm_incoming:

Private Sub Form_Open(Cancel As Integer)
    If Forms!frm_main!in_or_out = "outgoing" Then
    Me.Label129.Caption = "123"
    End If
End Sub

This code works, but only on the 2nd click of "outgoing" button

Is there a way to get it right from the 1st click?

Question by:omanca
LVL 75

Assisted Solution

by:DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft Access MVP)
DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft Access MVP) earned 500 total points
ID: 34090492
Maybe try the Form Load event:

Private Sub Form_Load()
    If Forms!frm_main!in_or_out = "outgoing" Then
    Me.Label129.Caption = "123"
    End If
End Sub
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Accepted Solution

MINDSUPERB earned 500 total points
ID: 34090526
If in_or_out is a label, try this code in the current event.

Private Sub Form_Current()
    If Forms!frm_main!in_or_out.Caption = "outgoing" Then
    Me.Label129.Caption = "123"
    End If
End Sub


Author Comment

ID: 34091233
Seems like I had to close the app and re-open it.

It works just fine !!

Thanks guys.

Author Comment

ID: 34935716
Hi again angellll,

I managed to resolve this.  Please read my comment:

11/09/10 01:15 AM, ID: 34091233

Thanks and regards.
LVL 143

Expert Comment

by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
ID: 34941480
This question has been classified as abandoned and is being closed as part of the Cleanup Program. See my comment at the end of the question for more details.

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