?
Solved

Updating ComboBox Query, Doesn't "take"

Posted on 2011-03-01
3
Medium Priority
?
240 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I've got a combo box ProjectIDAddLookup that looks up a list of programs and projects.   It's on a form called "Actions", along with the code below.

I'm trying to filter the long list of programs and projects based on a some buttons, one of which is shown in the code below.  The code goes out and modifies the combo-box query.

The code works, sort of.  Because if I go look at the query in the design view (SQL), I see that it is properly formed, and if I run it, it gives the results I want.

The problem is that if just click on the filter button, and then on the combo box drop down, the combo box query results don't change.  It's only if I DO go look at the query in design view, run it out of design view, and then come back and run the combo box on the form, does the query change and give the desired results.

I tried requerying the control and the whole form, no joy.

Any suggestions on how to get the query to update properly on the filter button click would be appreciated.

Thanks!
Private Sub SOX_Only_Button_Click()
Me.ProgramFilter = "SOX"
ProjectIDAddLookupHelperLauncher (1)
End Sub

Sub ProjectIDAddLookupHelperLauncher(varVar As Integer)
Select Case Me.ProgramFilter
    Case "SOX"
        ProjectIDAddLookupHelper (varVar)
        wrkStr = "SOX"
    Case "HASP"
        ProjectIDAddLookupHelper (varVar)
        wrkStr = "HASP"
    Case "OPS_RPTS"
        ProjectIDAddLookupHelper (varVar)
        wrkStr = "OPS RPTS'"
    Case "All_Other"
        ProjectIDAddLookupHelper (0)
        wrkStr = ""
End Select
End Sub


Sub ProjectIDAddLookupHelper(varVar As Integer)

Select Case varVar
    Case 0
        strSql1 = "046_Programs-Projects-Lookup"
        strSql3 = "046_Programs-Projects_Lookup-HOLDER"
        CurrentDb.QueryDefs(strSql1).SQL = CurrentDb.QueryDefs(strSql3).SQL
        Me.ProjectIDAddLookup.Requery
        Me.Requery
    Case 1
        strSql1 = "046_Programs-Projects-Lookup"
        strSql3 = "046_Programs-Projects_Lookup-HOLDER"
        strSql2 = CurrentDb.QueryDefs(strSql3).SQL
        strSql2 = Replace(strSql2, "Where ((", "Where ((([018_Programs].[ProgramAbbrev] = '" & Forms![046_Actions_OPM].ProgramFilter & "') AND ")
        CurrentDb.QueryDefs(strSql1).SQL = strSql2
        Me.ProjectIDAddLookup.Requery
        Me.Requery
End Select

End Sub

Open in new window

0
Comment
Question by:codequest
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 34

Accepted Solution

by:
flavo earned 2000 total points
ID: 35012669
You can also set the comboxes RowSource, which should also fire a requery, and saves you from playing around with qDefs.

Example:

Select Case varVar
    Case 0
        strSql3 = "046_Programs-Projects_Lookup-HOLDER"
        Me.ProjectIDAddLookup.RowSource = strSQL3
    Case 1
        strSql1 = "046_Programs-Projects-Lookup"
        strSql3 = "046_Programs-Projects_Lookup-HOLDER"
        strSql2 = CurrentDb.QueryDefs(strSql3).SQL
        strSql2 = Replace(strSql2, "Where ((", "Where ((([018_Programs].[ProgramAbbrev] = '" & Forms![046_Actions_OPM].ProgramFilter & "') AND ")
        Me.ProjectIDAddLookup.RowSource = strSQL2

End Select

Hope that makes sense...

Dave
0
 
LVL 74

Expert Comment

by:Jeffrey Coachman
ID: 35019034
<welcome back flav... ;-) >
0
 
LVL 2

Author Closing Comment

by:codequest
ID: 35020349
Worked slick.  Gracias!
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Site Down Detector

Helpful to verify reports of your own downtime, or to double check a downed website you are trying to access.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

It’s been over a month into 2017, and there is already a sophisticated Gmail phishing email making it rounds. New techniques and tactics, have given hackers a way to authentically impersonate your contacts.How it Works The attack works by targeti…
Access developers frequently have requirements to interact with Excel (import from or output to) in their applications.  You might be able to accomplish this with the TransferSpreadsheet and OutputTo methods, but in this series of articles I will di…
Get people started with the utilization of class modules. Class modules can be a powerful tool in Microsoft Access. They allow you to create self-contained objects that encapsulate functionality. They can easily hide the complexity of a process from…
Add bar graphs to Access queries using Unicode block characters. Graphs appear on every record in the color you want. Give life to numbers. Hopes this gives you ideas on visualizing your data in new ways ~ Create a calculated field in a query: …
Suggested Courses

752 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question