Solved

Manually save in Access 2007

Posted on 2011-03-16
1
341 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-29
Access automatically saves updates by default. If you update a field in a record and then leave the record the update is automatically done.  We want to turn this off so that the user must Save the database manually.  Is there a way to turn that automatic feature off?  
Thanks,
Misty
0
Comment
Question by:AliantIT
1 Comment
 
LVL 84

Accepted Solution

by:
Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE ) earned 250 total points
ID: 35152840
No, you cannot turn off this feature if you use bound forms. If you work with Unbound forms you have full control over this, but of course you are also responsible for managing adds, edits, update and deletes. If you're not familiar with unbound forms, they're basically forms with NO Recordsource, and the controls on those forms have no ControlSource).

You can "trap" the Save event and ask the user if they want to save the data at that time, but they still must either save the data OR undo the form (i.e. remove all changes since the last save).
0

Featured Post

Complete VMware vSphere® ESX(i) & Hyper-V Backup

Capture your entire system, including the host, with patented disk imaging integrated with VMware VADP / Microsoft VSS and RCT. RTOs is as low as 15 seconds with Acronis Active Restore™. You can enjoy unlimited P2V/V2V migrations from any source (even from a different hypervisor)

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

QuickBooks® has a great invoice interface that we were happy with for a while but that changed in 2001 through no fault of Intuit®. Our industry's unit names are dictated by RUS: the Rural Utilities Services division of USDA. Contracts contain un…
A simple tool to export all objects of two Access files as text and compare it with Meld, a free diff tool.
Get people started with the utilization of class modules. Class modules can be a powerful tool in Microsoft Access. They allow you to create self-contained objects that encapsulate functionality. They can easily hide the complexity of a process from…
Access reports are powerful and flexible. Learn how to create a query and then a grouped report using the wizard. Modify the report design after the wizard is done to make it look better. There will be another video to explain how to put the final p…

770 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question