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combo box to open a form from the switchboard

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Im doing a simpe CRM sysem but I cant make a como box or list  to open directly a form in any way . I tried :
Select Combobox 34

Case "Name "
strDoc = "form name "
Case Else
end select but nothing happenes

suggestions ?
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by:Rey Obrero
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in what event are you using the codes you posted?

what is the name of the combo box?

here are the event that you can use to open the form
* afterupdate event of the combo

private sub comboName_afterupdate()
dim strDoc as string
strDoc=Me.comboName
docmd.openform strDoc

end sub
* click event of a button


private sub  Button_click()
dim strDoc as string
strDoc=Me.comboName
docmd.openform strDoc

end sub
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by:chiefmic
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Ok Im sorry but  my eyes are sqaure by now and  havent being able to do it yet m

I need from a list of employees ( ist box or combo box )

I created in design view and it looks up from the employee tables

I need that each name in the list, if selected, opens the CRM fom tha belong to their name ,

Like
Oscar Omegna
selected opens
FRM_CRM_User_OscarO

the code tat I was using just didnt want to work ,

I just learn all this while I was developing the CRM so if you can be very basic withme tha would be great Thanks  
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by:chiefmic
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the name (a lis now ) is list38 ,
 nad th ecodes were in the evenr private sub list38 afterupdate
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sorry I have my right hand with stiches so its a bit harder to write properly , if you cant understand please let me know
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forgot to mention im working from the swithcboard
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by:Rey Obrero
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better if you upload a copy of the db.
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can i email it to you ?
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by:chiefmic
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If Any One can Help Me Please What I need to do is as following :

Instead of the Buttons I put in, I need a list box that opens forms from the switch board( cant seen to work it out ) , And Also that from a new employee entree the required queries and forms are automatically created.

I just being pass to many projects and this one has being taking to much of my time < please let me know if possible and we can work something out
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the file
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NOw is small enough lol  CRM-1.zip
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by:Rey Obrero
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chiefmic,

what is the purpose of this db application?

why do you have forms for each employees?, you only need one.
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Thats where I drop the ball ,

Because I couldn't actually make it work as I want it , (auto creation of forms and stuff) I just work around it and produce a master copy to be added manually ,

The purposeis a crm where each employee can enter the data for new customers and the followed it up , so in each entry they put the details of the customer and it show them where are they , if its waiting , or due ,etc....
I need to know the entries for each employees because some have different functions , and Im work to sort how can i make  , for examples , Sales take care until contract is sign them automatically goes to admin and founding , and after they are done automatic service providers , ( all part of the company ), But im stock in this now . any Ideas??
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by:Rey Obrero
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the first thing that you need to do is to add a field to your table that will hold the name of the employee responsible or who created the record.
do you follow so far?
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by:chiefmic
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IM going to upload one with a bit more data in it so you can see what aI mean
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Sorry, Yeah I created the employee column in my table
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what is the table?
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TBL_CRM
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what is the name of the field that you added?
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chiefmic,
you should not post your email address here..  click on the Request Attention above and ask to remove your email address
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Capricorn1, the name of the field is employee name
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by:Rey Obrero
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see this link and download the sample template.
see how the table were designed

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/templates/CT010142824.aspx?av=ZAC&AxInstalled=1&c=0#ai:TC001225343|
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Yeah they are really helpful I guess the best way is to modify one the templates to suit me , and drop the crm .

Still heaps work to do , thanks for you help .

Although Perhaps a Switchboar its all its need it ?
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