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Record Counter within a Subfrom

Hello Experts,

I am chasing some code for a record counter within a subform as I have chosen NO for the Navigation Buttons witihin form properties. The subform links to the form via a field named IMI.

Ultimately, it would be great to show this in a text box next to the command buttons I now use as navigation buttons.

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You can use the form_current event. Taken from http://www.databasedev.co.uk/navigation-record-count.html

Private Sub Form_Current()

' Provide a record counter for using with
' custom navigation buttons (when not using
' Access built in navigation)

    Dim rst As DAO.Recordset
    Dim lngCount As Long

    Set rst = Me.RecordsetClone

    With rst
        lngCount = .RecordCount
    End With
'Show the result of the record count in the text box (txtRecordNo)

    Me.txtRecordNo = "Record " & Me.CurrentRecord & " of " & lngCount
End Sub

no code is needed.
you can put a text box in a subfom's "form Header" or "page header" with a control source of
=Count(a filed name)
i have attached a database for you to take a look at. in the sample i use the ID field so the control source for the text box is


: )

No need event to call the Count() routine.

Just an unbound text box (Call it "txtRecordInfo" for this discussion), and in the form's current event this one line...

txtRecordInfo = currentRecord & " of " & Me.RecordsetClone.RecordCount
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lkirkeAuthor Commented:
Hello Experts, tried some of the suggestions and tried to keep it fairly simple by not needing to call upon code or routines.

LambertHeenan: Unfortunately the code doesn't work.

However, I have attached an example where I get the record count of total records working, but am unsure as indicate the current record within the total number of records.

For example: 4 of 8, 5 of 8, 6 of 8 etc etc  Example.mdb
the below code should do the trick. put it in the control source of the textbox just like you did with =count(NMI).
replace that code with this:

=[CurrentRecord] & " of " & Count([NMI])
" Unfortunately the code doesn't work" are you sure you put the code in the sub form's Current event? This code certailing works for me. Is the form bound or not?
the code does work in the sample database he uploaded.
i suspect a control source was assigned and the code was used at the same time causing an error.
lkirkeAuthor Commented:
Thank you to all Experts. Works as requested.
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