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how i send to a globel model a string and how i get it back in access 2010

hi

i have in a form this formula

how can i send it to a globel model function and how i get it back from the globel model
Dim strFormName as String
Set strFormName = {Current Form Name}

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Technically you don't "Get" or "Send" values to/from a Module.

You typically can retrieve a Public Variable using a Public Function.
...And store values in public variables.

Something like this in a Public Module:

Public lngpubCustomerID as long

Public Function GetCustomerID () as long
    GetCustomerID =lngpubCustomerID
End function

Now you can set the public variable from anywhere in your project, something like this:
lngpubCustomerID =me.cboCustomerID
...Then retrieve it with this:

SomeThing=GetCustomerID()


Note that you may also have to implement a system to "reset" the variable.

The danger here is that you must tightly control where, when and how you set the Variable, or things could get confusing.


JeffCoachman
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Thanks for Your Answer sorry for the delay i was outside the town...


iry the code that you give but its not working

this is my code in the form that i store the variable
Public Sub Command21_Click()
Dim strFormName As String
strFormName = Me.Name
GetFormNameSt = strFormName
End Sub

and this is my public module
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Public GetFormNameSt As String
Public Function GetFormName() As String

GetFormName = GetFormNameSt


End Function

and in the other form where i want to retrive the variable i wrote this code in a command buttan
Private Sub Command0_Click()
Dim b
b = GetFormNameSt
MsgBox b
End Sub

but the problem that i get a blank msgbox without the form name  
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thanks thousand times for your excellent and detailed answer i'm grateful for you, I'm more than supplied from your professional answer and it is a pity that i don't can to give your more then 500 points...


Bill
Thanks for the kind words
I'm just glad I was able to help.

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jeff