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subform "AllowDeletions = No" not working if use Delete Key

Posted on 2011-03-16
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hi

I have a subform and have set AllowDeletions = No on both the parent form and sub form.

If I try to delete a record with the Menu or right mouse click it does not allow (so far so good) but if I select an entire record(s) and use the keyboard Delete key then the record(s) DO get deleted. what gives, I thought that would be disabled too??
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Question by:LukeB
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That should not be happening.  Something else is going on ...

Can you upload the db (sanitized) ?

mx
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 500 total points
ID: 35152174
first set the key preview event of the subform to yes

use this code in the keydown event of the subform

Private Sub Form_KeyDown(KeyCode As Integer, Shift As Integer)
If KeyCode = 46 Then
    KeyCode = 0
End If
End Sub

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or this

Private Sub Form_KeyDown(KeyCode As Integer, Shift As Integer)
If KeyCode = vbKeyDelete Then
    KeyCode = 0
End If
End Sub

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by:LukeB
ID: 35152261
Hi MX, not can upload easlity, is an interface linked to a SQL backend

I will try a blank form and go from scratch and see if works. But for now I will try Cap's solution to get it going for users
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No code s/b required ....

mx
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