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Make Field auto-size

What steps do I take in MS Access 2010 to make the description field here auto-size vertically to fit it's contents?
http://screencast.com/t/wUfueBpK
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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft MVP, Access and Data Platform)Commented:
I don't understand the link you posted ...?
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rtod2Author Commented:
Here is a bigger view http://screencast.com/t/sgjPb9TNXTZ  The continuous form you see is where the data is first entered.  I don't need to see the entire length of the description field.
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als315Commented:
Try this sample (Form1). It is impossible to estimate possible height before text field is saved, but it is working for different records
DBFieldGrow.accdb
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als315Commented:
And I think it is impossible for continuous forms.
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rtod2Author Commented:
als315,
Thank you sir.  That would work.  What steps do I take to get that to happen in mine?
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als315Commented:
See form events (on current) and small function for estimation lines quantity in field.
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rtod2Author Commented:
Hmm,
Not sure what you mean.  Can you please be very specific in terms of what steps I need to take?
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