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Ctrl-F records on locked field

Posted on 2011-09-13
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Hi All,

I have a field on an access database, JobNo. I have locked this field in the form to prevent it being changed, however, I want users to be able to search for records with this field. How do I achieve this as I cant once it is locked.
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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft MVP, Access and Data Platform) earned 500 total points
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Do you mean Disabled ... or Locked ?  Locked allows your to click into the field and search, sort, etc.

Be sure you don't have Enabled set to No ... instead Enabled = Yes, Locked = Yes.

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Easy one... Cheers
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