Subform to open on new record

Posted on 2011-10-20
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Last Modified: 2012-05-12
My mother form has a comments form which links to the tblComments.
The mother form also has a control that opens a daughter form which also has a similar comments form on it.
Presently when I make a comment while on the mother form and then navigate to the daughter form, the same comment that was active on the mother form is still active.
The same is the case if I make a comment on the daughter form and navigate to the mother form.
I want that each time the mother form opens, the comments form must open in a new record and vice versa.
I attach my database.
It opens on form "Process WIP Vessel Documentation". The comments form is at the bottom.
When you click on "General Information" control, the general Information form opens. The comments form is at the bottom. db2.mdb
Question by:Fritz Paul
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ID: 36998996
Add the following code to the Open event of your main form:

     DoCmd.GoToRecord , , acNewRec

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(You would use similar code in both forms - just specifying the appropriate subform name for each)
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mbizup earned 2000 total points
ID: 36999011
So this would go in the open event of frmNewVesselGenInfo:
Private Sub Form_Open(Cancel As Integer)
'    ci_CenterIt Me, True, 3
     DoCmd.GoToRecord , , acNewRec
End Sub

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And this would go in the open event of frmProcWIPVessel:

Private Sub Form_Open(Cancel As Integer)
    DoCmd.GoToRecord , , acNewRec
End Sub

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Author Closing Comment

by:Fritz Paul
ID: 36999311
Thanks a lot.

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