Avatar of gcgcit
gcgcit
 asked on

Enabling/Disabling Buttons on Continuous Subform

Please see image to help visualize issue.

I have a continous subform (two records displayed in below image), I will sometimes need the "Create/View/Clear" buttons enabled and disabled based on the specific record data.  It appears though, that that buttons on a continuous report can't be enabled/disabled based on a record - instead if one record has the "create" button disabled, they all do on the continous form.  

Can buttons be enabled/disabled based ona record?  
ee-subform-.jpg
Microsoft Access

Avatar of undefined
Last Comment
gcgcit

8/22/2022 - Mon
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
peter57r

THIS SOLUTION ONLY AVAILABLE TO MEMBERS.
View this solution by signing up for a free trial.
Members can start a 7-Day free trial and enjoy unlimited access to the platform.
See Pricing Options
Start Free Trial
GET A PERSONALIZED SOLUTION
Ask your own question & get feedback from real experts
Find out why thousands trust the EE community with their toughest problems.
SOLUTION
DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Former Microsoft Access MVP)

THIS SOLUTION ONLY AVAILABLE TO MEMBERS.
View this solution by signing up for a free trial.
Members can start a 7-Day free trial and enjoy unlimited access to the platform.
See Pricing Options
Start Free Trial
GET A PERSONALIZED SOLUTION
Ask your own question & get feedback from real experts
Find out why thousands trust the EE community with their toughest problems.
peter57r

Thanks mx - you're right.
I sometimes use a label to get a coloured 'button' and was confusing the two situations.
Textbox with CF it should be.
SOLUTION
Scott McDaniel (EE MVE )

THIS SOLUTION ONLY AVAILABLE TO MEMBERS.
View this solution by signing up for a free trial.
Members can start a 7-Day free trial and enjoy unlimited access to the platform.
See Pricing Options
Start Free Trial
⚡ FREE TRIAL OFFER
Try out a week of full access for free.
Find out why thousands trust the EE community with their toughest problems.
gcgcit

ASKER
Ended-up locking and unlocking the  on variables on the specific record.

Thanks to all the experts who provided suggestions, they all built towards me coming up with a solution.
Experts Exchange has (a) saved my job multiple times, (b) saved me hours, days, and even weeks of work, and often (c) makes me look like a superhero! This place is MAGIC!
Walt Forbes