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Default Value in Subform

Posted on 2011-02-18
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Attached I have an access file with three forms that are sub-forms of each other. The problem I am having is the last subform (AppointmentsSubform) when I enter the Student Name, often times on the form I have to enter like 20 appointments always with the same name.

Is there a way where after I enter the first appointment every time I click for a new appointment it will copy that first name of the booking? Possibly if I add a field on one of the parent forms and then have it default that field every time you put the curser into it.

Let me know your thoughts. Thanks!

Chris
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You can set default value for every field in subform, but if Student name is field, which you like to be filled, it isnot correct - it is filled in Bookings table and you can take it to report not storing twice.
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If it differs from Customer Name, it is better to store it to bookings table and also don't duplicate it.
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If it is also impossible, you can use some variable for storing this name (Double mouse click in Student Name Field will store and retrieve this name
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