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Dear Experts,

For some reason when a user uses the up or down arrow keys to move between option button selection on a form and the user gets to the last OR first option button and continues to press either the up or down arrow key another form displays. I tried to disable the arrow keys by setting the form's Key Preview event to 'yes' and using the following code in the form's On Key Press event but the other forms still load.

How can I prevent this from happening?

Thanks!

If KeyCode >= 37 And KeyCode <= 40 Then
   KeyCode = 0
End If

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Did you turn on the Form Key Preview ... set to Yes ?

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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft MVP, Access and Data Platform) earned 2000 total points
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Also ... you need to use the Key Down event, which has KeyCode:

Private Sub Form_KeyDown(KeyCode As Integer, Shift As Integer)
    If KeyCode = vbKeyUp Or KeyCode = vbKeyDown Then
        KeyCode = 0
    End If
End Sub

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by:shogun5
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DatabaseMX,

Yes, I have the Key Preview event set to 'Yes' as I noted. However, I only had code in the "On Key Press" event and not the Key Down event. That worked! Thanks!
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Yes ... KeyPress uses KeyAscii and not KeyCode ...

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