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I want to do simple record manipulation.  I have 3 buttons on a form:  New, Save, Cancel.

If I start with this sub (connection works correctly), what's the proper Save/Cancel?

Private Sub btnNewOne_Click()
     txtField1.text = ""
     txtField2.text = ""
     txtField3.text = ""
     txtField1.SetFocus
    goRecSet.addnew
End Sub

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Question by:kkbenj
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Brook Braswell earned 2000 total points
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I would suggest a popup screen or form to go along with this process...

on New ' show the form or perhaps frame

on cancel or save...hide the frame

I would also encourage data validation in the save...
Perhaps require field1 be populated...
Private Sub btnNewOne_Click()
     txtField1.text = ""
     txtField2.text = ""
     txtField3.text = ""
     frNewData.Visible = True
     txtField1.SetFocus
End Sub

Private Sub btnSaveOne_Click()
     if trim(txtfield1.Text) = "" then
        msgbox "Please enter a value in Field 1" 
        txtfield1.SetFocus  
        exit sub
     end if  
     goRecSet.addnew
     goRecSet!Field1 = txtfield1.text
     goRecSet!Field2 = txtfield3.text
     goRecSet!Field3 = txtfield4.text
     goRecSet.Update
     frNewData.visible = false 
End Sub

Private Sub btnCancel_Click()
     ' return values to previous row ?
     if goRecSet.recordcount > 0 then
        goRecSet.MoveLast
     Else 
        goto LeaveNow
     End If 
     txtField1.text = goRecSet!Field1
     txtField2.text = goRecSet!Field2
     txtField3.text = goRecSet!Field3
LeaveNow:
     frNewData.visible = false
End Sub

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by:kkbenj
ID: 37039856
It's like you read my mind.  Thanks!
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