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Set report name from an open form

Posted on 2011-02-22
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Please see "What I want" below

Private Sub Report_Click()

    '                     >>>>>>>>>>>><<<<<<<<<<<<<<
   
    Dim stDocName As String
    Dim ctl As Control
    Dim rpt As Report
   

    stDocName = Forms![frmResize_Report]![InReport]    'InReport is a control on an open form.

    DoCmd.OpenReport stDocName, acDesign  'Opens report in design view.
   
   
    Set rpt = Reports!rptProfiles1
'What I want is to set rpt like
      'Set rpt = Forms![frmResize_Report]![InReport]
' i.e. read the value to which to set rpt from Forms![frmResize_Report]![InReport], because I want to change the code for each new report. Will it make it easier if I mede it into a function?


       
    '              >>>>>>>>>>Addressing Sections>>>>>>>>>>>
   
    On Error GoTo endofsections

    For i = 0 To 100
        Debug.Print rpt.Section(i).Name, rpt.Section(i).[Height]
    Next i

endofsections:
    ' exit on error because you can't tell in advance how many sections there are
    Exit Sub
   
End Sub
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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE ) earned 1000 total points
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If you mean you wish to set your rpt Object to the report you opened:

Set rpt = Reports(stDocName)


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Fabulous!
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