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Insert Today's date in one field based on the value of another

Posted on 2011-03-14
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I have a tracking database and I want to make it so that when the person marks the "status" field "completed" it inputs today's date in the "datecompleted" field.  How do I do this in my form?
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ErezMor earned 125 total points
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you use the "AfterUpdate" event of the status field to :

if status="completed" then datecompleted=Date()

(the above is as plain as you described the scenario, meaning the status field is string that may receive the sting "completed")
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Thanks, it worked!
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I am new to VBA and this was very simple and useful
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you are most welcome to ask further
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