Issue pulling a user type from table at login

I have set up a simple login validation via this bit of VB

Dim LogonValid As Integer
  LogonValid = Nz(DCount("*", "tblLogIn", "([UserName] = '" & Me("txtUserName") & "') and ([Password] = '" & Me("txtPassword") & "')"), 0)
If LogonValid > 0 Then
  DoCmd.OpenForm "frmNavigation"
  Forms!frmNavigation!txtUser = Me.txtUserName
  Me.txtUserName = ""
  Me.txtPassword = ""
  MsgBox "Invalid Login"
End If

End Sub

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Now I find that I need to pull another value from the tblLogIn.  I need to lookup the AcctType from tblLogIn and place it on my frmNavigation in a textbox named txtAcctType.

The navigation form is always open and would provide the mechanism for me to reach back and verify that the user that is currently logged in has access to different parts of the db and forms later.

Thanks in advance.
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Tony HungateTechnical Writer/Trainer | CISSPAsked:
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Hi, you should look at DLookup, eg

dim sAcctType as sstring

sAcctType=dlookup("AcctType", "tblLogin","([UserName] = '" & Me("txtUserName") & "') and ([Password] = '" & Me("txtPassword") & "')")
if isnull(sAcctType) then
 MsgBox "Invalid Login"
 ... go off and do something eg
end if
Is frmNavigation bound to anything (its recordsource property)?

If not, you could bind it to tblLogin, and have hidden textboxes to hold AcctType  and any other info that you need from tblLogin.

Like that, you could refer to these things from anywhere else in your database like this:

If Forms!frmNavigation.txtAcctType = "Admin" Then '<--- refers to a textbox on frmNavigation named txtAcctType

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Just a note, if you do what I suggested in my previous comment, you would have to open your navigation form filtered for the specific user like this:

  DoCmd.OpenForm "frmNavigation",,,"[UserName] = '" & Me("txtUserName") & "'"

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Tony HungateTechnical Writer/Trainer | CISSPAuthor Commented:
Sorry all, I somehow posted this questions twice.

Please see this link for remainder of the solution.  Thank you everyone for your quick response.

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Duplicated Question.
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